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Nancy B. Clark receives Neinken medal

March 10, 2018 10:00 AM

  • The Philatelic Foundation is awarding Nancy B. Clark with the Neinken medal for meritorious service to philately.

By Linn’s Staff

The Philatelic Foundation is awarding its Neinken medal to Nancy B. Clark for meritorious service to philately. 

The ceremony is scheduled for April 23 at the Collectors Club in New York City.

A lifelong collector, Clark has served in numerous leadership positions in both national and international philately. She has been devoted to the development of stamp collecting in students and young people, teaching classes and developing teaching curriculum, as well as mentoring Boy Scouts in achieving merit badges in stamp collecting.

Clark currently serves as president of Boston 2026 World Expo, the next international stamp show and exhibition to be held in the United States (May 23-30, 2026, at the Boston Convention and Exposition Center). She is also president of the corporation for the Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History in Weston, Mass.

She has held leadership roles in organized philately having served as both a director and treasurer of the American Philatelic Society, and as past chair for the Ropex and the Peach State stamp shows. She currently serves as the president of the Mobile Post Office Society and the American Philatelic Congress. 

Clark is an active judge at the national level and is an accredited judge for international shows in the youth and postal history divisions.

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“Nancy has devoted herself to our wonderful hobby at every level of collecting,” said Philatelic Foundation chairman Robert G. Rose. “The PF is especially pleased to recognize and honor her for the many years of selfless service she has devoted to organized philately.”