New York, NY – June 30, 2014 – CMRE President Elizabeth Currier announced her impending retirement at a meeting of the CMRE on May 23, 2014, effective as June 30, 2014. The board of directors has passed a resolution commending Ms. Currier for her tireless service to the Committee and to the cause of sound money.
Elizabeth Currier was the core of a band of distinguished monetary professionals who founded the CMRE in 1970 to organize the intellectual resistance to the destructive monetary policies then prevalent. She was intimate with Henry Hazlitt, Jacques Rueff, Malchior Palyi, Robert Mundell, and other monetary scientists who resisted the international order created at Bretton Woods.
Ms. Currier become executive vice president and then the president of the CMRE, in which position she served for over three decades. She will continue with the CMRE as a director emeritus, and the board of directors will continue to rely on her input.
Founded in 1970, the Committee for Monetary Research & Education is a non-profit, educational organization that seeks to promote greater public understanding of the nature of monetary institutions and of the central role that a healthy monetary system plays in the well-being of a free society.