APS President Bob Zeigler appointed Casey Jo White as Trustee of the American Philatelic Research Library Board. Her six-year term begins in August at the Great American Stamp Show through 2028. White replaces APRL President Ken Grant, who will be leaving the APRL Board due to term limits. Two of the eight Trustees are appointed by the APS President, subject to approval by the APS Board of Directors.
Casey Jo White is a philatelic researcher and writer from Shelbyville, Indiana. She graduated from Franklin College in 2010 with a major in English and minors in Journalism and Creative Writing. Before her current position, she worked in radio news and education. In 2014, she started working with Mike Farrell to organize, research, and display his collection of US stamps, postal history, and ephemera. Outside of her work at the Farrell Collection, Casey writes about postal history for her blog and several philatelic publications. Her articles have been published in The Penny Post, The American Revenuer, and The American Philatelist. She has written and designed award-winning exhibits and presentations for the American Philatelic Society at Stamp Shows and online as Stamp Chats. Casey Jo currently serves as editor of The Penny Post.
Within the philatelic community, Casey is a member of multiple organizations. She is the webmaster of the Carriers and Locals Society , a member of the American Topical Association Board of Directors, and a member of the American Philatelic Society Membership Committee. She is also a member of the Indiana Stamp Club and American First Day Cover Society.
In 2021, the APS Board of Directors recognized Casey Jo with the Nicholas G. Carter Award for Volunteer Service in the Young Philatelist category.
Casey Jo lives with her husband, Pasqui Boussery, their three cats, and a Guinea pig. She volunteers at the local art gallery, creating and displaying her First Day Cover cachets and other artwork. She is also a Franklin Skate Club artistic roller skating team member. Her collecting interests are Christmas mail and topicals involving toys and games.