IBNS Journal 63-2

includes articles on National Bank of Greece Notes from 1890, Vietnamese Banknotes Printed by GDR, The Currency Conversion and Notes for the Reversion of Okinawa to Japan, 1974, Belgium's Last Banknote and Spanish Colonial Issues in Cuba Part 2

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Banknote of 2024 Nominations

The first three nominations for the Banknote of 2024 are: Kazakhstan: 5,000-Tenge Note, Honduras: 500-Lempira Note, England: 5-Pound Note.


IBNS Board and Officers

PresidentPam WestUKContact
First Vice PresidentSev OnyshkevychUSAContact
Second Vice PresidentOmer YalcinkayaTurkeyContact
Immediate Past PresidentDennis LutzUSAContact

Regional Directors

Director, Region 1
- US/Canada Mountain time zone and west
Ron RichardsonCanadaContact
Director, Region 2
- US/Canada Central time zone and east; Bermuda
Brent MackieCanadaContact
Director, Region 3
- United Kingdom
Jonathan CallawayUKContact
Director, Region 4
- Western Europe and Scandinavian countries
(including Finland), excluding UK
Thomas AugustssonSwedenContact
Director, Region 5
- Baltic States, remainder of Europe east of
Germany-Austria-Italy, the Middle East and Africa
Arsentiy KhoninKazakhstanContact
Director, Region 6
- Asia east from the Urals and Caspian Sea, South Asia east
of Iran, Australasia, Pacific Islands not US postal codes
Anthony JamesAustraliaContact
Director, Region 7
- Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.
Alexandre CostaBrazilContact

Directors At Large

NameCountry  NameCountry 
Jaime SanzSpainContact Peter EcclesNew ZealandContact
Serhiy TrushynUkraineContact Ilias PanagiotidisFranceContact
S. Hakim HamdaniNetherlandsContact Mushtaq SharifCanadaContact
Jason LutzUSAContact Nitin RohatgiIndiaContact
Colin MeikleAustraliaContact Dmitriy LitvakUSAContact
Frank RobinsonAustraliaContact    

Honorary Directors For Life

Joseph E BolingUSAContact 
Peter SymesAustraliaContact 

IBNS Officers

General Secretary*Gordon de TotthAustraliaContact
Membership Secretary* for Europe, Africa and the Middle EastRobin HillUKContact
Membership Secretary* for Australasia and Asia PacificGordon de TotthAustraliaContact
Membership Secretary* for the Western HemisphereBrian GieseUSAContact
Chapters Secretary*David WhiteAustraliaContact
Treasurer*Dave FrankUSAContact
Assistant Treasurer (USA)Jason LutzUSAContact
Assistant Treasurer (UK)Robin HillUKContact
Auctioneer*David HuntUKContact
Grievance and Discipline Program Manager*Flemming HansenDenmarkContact
Grievance and Discipline Program AssistantStanley SerxnerUSAContact
Grievance and Discipline Program AssistantTony AlsopAustraliaContact
Legal Counsel*James A. DowneyUSAContact
Educational Program Manager*Fabrizio RaponiJapanContact
Awards Program Manager*Dennis LutzUSAContact
ArchivistRoger UrceUSAContact
Journal Editor*
Alex KortUSAContact
General Advertising Manager*Tim WeloUSAContact
Webmaster*Robin HillUKContact

IBNS Chapter Chair/President

01 London Chapter ChairpersonPam WestUKContact
02 Sydney Chapter PresidentGraham OwenAustraliaContact
04 Midwest Chapter PresidentGarrett SchumacherUSAContact
06 Melbourne Chapter PresidentStephen PriorAustraliaContact
08 Netherlands Chapter PresidentOleg BanachekNetherlandsContact
11 East Midlands Chapter ChairmanSimon BiddlestoneUKContact
13 Vancouver Chapter PresidentRon RichardsonCanadaContact
14 Perth Chapter PresidentSteve MilnerAustraliaContact
19 Indian Banknote Collectors Chapter ChairmanRezwan RazackIndiaContact
24 Greater New York City Chapter PresidentSuresh JagannathanUSAContact
26 North Carolina Chapter PresidentAustin MattoxUSAContact
27 Rocky Mountain Chapter President
Ed HornungUSAContact
28 Romania Chapter PresidentFlorin MerceaRomaniaContact
29 Spain Chapter PresidentJaime SanzSpainContact
32 Lebanon Chapter PresidentGilbert Abou FayssalLebanonContact
34 Ukraine Chapter PresidentSerhiy TrushynUkraineContact
35 Nepal Chapter PresidentDeependra ShakyaNepalContact
36 African Banknote Collectors Chapter PresidentKevin WarfelUSAContact
37 Ontario Chapter PresidentBrent MackieCanadaContact
* ex officio member of the executive board