The triennal General Assembly of the Postal Club . Lille . France
The International Postal Philatelic Club, more commonly known as the Postal
Club, held its 8th Triennial General Assembly in Sens (France) on Friday,
October 11, 2019, within the context of the philatelic event PHILA-SENS 2019.
The purpose of this meeting was to review the results of the past three years
before considering the forthcoming multicultural calendar of the association.
Elections were also held for the board of the association; Jean-François
Logette was re-elected and confirmed as president.
In the new Board, the new vice chairman Marcel Boueyguet, will be in charge of
the organization of the
philatelic training sessions; a team composed of Christine Chaunavel (France)
and Mostefa Bouzegaou (Algeria) will coordinate the activities aimed towards
The secretariat pool was also strengthened in order to acquire
visual communication tools (kakemonos, pins, bookmarks, etc.) but also to
restart a cycle of visits to security printing companies and firms in charge of
editions of catalogs and philatelic supplies. The Belgian-French team entrusted
with financial affairs will continue to ensure the financial and economic
management of the association.
This General Assembly appointed two honorary members who have rendered
outstanding services to the Club: Ms. Cristina Popescu (Romania), Director of
RomFilatelia, and Mr. Alessandro Agostosi (Italy), Member of the European
Academy of Philately, and a distinguished authority in philatelic matters.
During the PHILA-SENS 2019 event, the Postal Club invited the general public to
two philatelic conferences: one on
the implications of the Treaty of Versailles for international postal services
and the other on a
detailed analysis of the international philatelic market.
The Postal Club celebrated its 25th anniversary at Sens and it was an
opportunity to organize the traditional annual Club luncheon, which was
attended by several distinguished guests, including Mr. Benoît Gervais,
President and CEO of Yvert & Tellier Editions. The Post Club was pleased to
learn that Mr. Gervais has decided to join the Postal Club.
The next triennial general assembly will take place in 2022 in Belgium.