Director of the United States Mint
The Director of the United States Mint is the head of the United States Mint. The position is currently vacant following the resignation of Edmund C. Moy in January 2011. The Mint is run by the Principal Deputy Director, Rhett Jeppson, who was appointed in January 2015.
The office of Director has existed since the creation of the Mint by the Coinage Act of 1792. Initially appointed serving at the pleasure of the President of the United States, the Coinage Act of 1873 specified a five-year term for Directors.
The Director operates with general directions provided by the United States Secretary of the Treasury.
List of Directors of the United States Mint
- About the Mint at usmint.gov (retrieved 20 April 2015).