Stephen D. Schumann
Stephen has been a member of the American Philatelic Society for 50 years, the Royal Philatelic Society, London for 36 years and has been active in organised philately for over 40 years. He has served as an elected Director (1989-1991), Member of the Fakes and Forgeries Committee (1990-1998), Committee on Accreditation of National Exhibitions and Judges (2000-2008), and Chairman of the International Committee (1998- present). A trustee of the American Philatelic Research Library since 2009, he received the Luff Award for Exceptional Contributions of Philately in 2007 and became a Vooys Fellow of the American Philatelic Research Library in 2008. In recognition of his philatelic contributions he was invited to sign the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists in 2015.