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FDIC Names New Members to Advisory Committee on Community Banking

July 28th virtual committee meeting will address wide range of community banking issues

July 22, 2020


The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced three new members to its Advisory Committee on Community Banking, which has been sharing input with the FDIC on a broad range of community bank policy and regulatory matters since it was established in 2009. The Advisory Committee members represent a cross-section of community bankers from around the country.

On July 28, 2020, the Advisory Committee will meet to address a wide range of issues. The agenda includes: a discussion of local banking conditions; a briefing on the FDIC’s Rapid Prototyping Competition; an update on supervision matters; a report from its Minority Depository Institutions Subcommittee; and a discussion of diversity and inclusion at community banks. This meeting of the Advisory Committee on Community Banking will be Webcast live at beginning at 1 p.m. EDT.

The new members of the FDIC’s Advisory Committee on Community Banking are:

  • Stephen Hayes, Chairman & President, Dakota Prairie Bank, Ft. Pierre, South Dakota
  • Teri Messerschmitt, President & CEO, South Ottumwa Savings Bank, Ottumwa, Iowa
  • Patty Mongold, Chairperson, President & CEO, Mt. McKinley Bank, Fairbanks, Alaska

The new members will join the following individuals currently serving on the Committee:

  • Shaza Andersen, CEO, Trustar Bank, Great Falls, Virginia
  • Dick Beshear, Chairman, President & CEO, First Security Bank and Trust Company, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Fred DeBiasi, President & COO, Valley Central Bank, Liberty Township, Ohio
  • James J. Edwards, Jr., CEO, United Bank, Zebulon, Georgia
  • Keith Epstein, EVP & CEO, Roxboro Savings Bank, Roxboro, North Carolina
  • Sarah Getzlaff, CEO, Security First Bank of North Dakota, New Salem, North Dakota
  • Kenneth Kelly, Chairman & CEO, First Independence Bank, Detroit, Michigan
  • Bruce Kimbell, President & CEO, First Community Bank of the Heartland, Clinton, Kentucky
  • Thomas Leavitt, President & CEO, Northfield Savings Bank, Northfield, Vermont
  • Lori Maley, President & CEO, Bank of Bird-in-Hand, Bird-in-Hand, Pennsylvania
  • Gilbert Narvaez, Jr., President & CEO, Falcon International Bank, Laredo, Texas
  • Mark Pitkin, President & CEO, Sugar River Bank, Newport, New Hampshire
  • Alan Shettlesworth, President & COO, Main Bank, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Cathy Stuchlik, Chairwoman & President, Clackamas County Bank, Sandy, Oregon
  • Louise Walker, President & CEO, First Northern Bank, Dixon, California

Read more about the work of the FDIC’s Advisory Committee on Community Banking.

FDIC: PR-84-2020