APS President Bob Zeigler has stepped down as President of the American Philatelic Society, effective March 31, 2023. Zeigler will remain on the APS board of directors as an immediate past president.
On April 4, the APS board of directors unanimously elected Cheryl Ganz as president to replace Zeigler. Ganz appointed Greg Galletti to replace her as vice president.
Zeigler was elected vice president in 2016. In May 2018, the board elected Zeigler to fill the remaining term of President Mick Zais, who resigned to become deputy secretary of education. Zeigler was re-elected by the APS membership in 2019 and again in 2022. During Zeigler’s tenure as president, the APS met the response of closure during the COVID-19 pandemic and helped retire the debt of the Match Factory in Bellefonte.
Stephen Reinhard leaves the board as the immediate past president. Reinhard was elected to the APS board in 2011 as vice president. In 2013, the APS membership elected Reinhard as president, which he served until 2016.