US Stamps

APS staffers assisting World Stamp Show planning

September 22, 2015 04:15 PM

  • American Philatelic Society Executive Director Scott English (left), Chief Operating Officer Ken Martin (center) and Director of Shows and Exhibitions Megan Orient (right) will be working with World Stamp Show-NY 2016 as the show prepares for its opening in late May.

Three members of the American Philatelic Society staff are joining forces with World Stamp Show-NY 2016 as ex-officio members, according to a Sept. 21 news release from the upcoming New York international show.

APS Executive Director Scott English, Chief Operating Officer Ken Martin and Director of Shows and Exhibitions Megan Orient were welcomed by show President Wade Saadi, who said, “We are very fortunate to have their participation. These APS leaders will play a significant role in making our show a success. We thank all three and welcome them to our organization.”

English, who joined the APS Aug. 10, is the former chief of staff for U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford of South Carolina, and previously served as chief operating officer of the South Carolina Department of Education.

Connect with Linn's Stamp News:  

Martin has served the APS as director of shows and executive director prior to accepting the newly created chief operating officer position last month.

Orient has held various management and operational roles in nonprofit organizations, and offers additional experience in event planning, grant writing and project management.

World Stamp Show-NY 2016 takes place May 28-June 4 at New York City’s Javits Center. Additional information about the international exhibition is available on the show’s website, and from its Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest accounts.