FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ICBA Nominates New Board of Directors for 2014-15
National Leadership Will Be Formally Elected at ICBA National Convention in March
Washington, D.C. (Feb. 12, 2014)—The Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) today announced the nominees for its 2014-15 board of directors. ICBA’s board of directors will vote on the nominations during the 2014 ICBA National Convention, which will be held March 2-6 in Honolulu.
Nominations for the 2014-15 ICBA board of directors and their respective positions include:
- Chairman, John H. Buhrmaster, ICBA chairman-elect and president of 1st National Bank of Scotia, N.Y.
- Chairman-elect and Federal Delegate Board chairman, Jack Hartings, president of The Peoples Bank Co. of Coldwater, Ohio
- Vice chairman, Rebeca Romero Rainey, board chairman and CEO of Centinel Bank of Taos, N.M.
- ICBA president and CEO, Camden R. Fine
- Treasurer, Preston Kennedy, president and CEO of Bank of Zachary, La.
- Secretary, Timothy Zimmerman, president and CEO of Standard Bank of Monroeville, Pa.
- Immediate past chairman, Bill Loving, president and CEO of Pendleton Community Bank of Franklin, W.Va.
- Past chairman, Jeffrey L. Gerhart, ICBA past chairman and president and CEO of Bank of Newman Grove, Neb.
- Past chairman, Sal Marranca, president and CEO of Cattaraugus County Bank of Little Valley, N.Y.
- Past chairman, Jim MacPhee, CEO of Kalamazoo County State Bank of Schoolcraft, Mich.
- Past chairman, R. Michael Menzies, president and CEO of Easton Bank and Trust Co. of Easton, Md.
- At-large director, Noah W. Wilcox, president, CEO and vice chairman of Grand Rapids State Bank of Grand Rapids, Minn.
- At-large director, Greg Ohlendorf, president and CEO of First Community Bank and Trust of Beecher, Ill.
- At-large director and Federal Delegate Board representative, R. Scott Heitkamp, president and CEO of ValueBank Texas of Corpus Christi, Texas
- At-large director and Federal Delegate Board representative, Chuck Johnston, president and CEO of North Valley Bank of Thornton, Colo.
- Bank Education Committee chairman, Mike Ellenburg, president of First Southern State Bank of Stevenson, Alab.
- Bank Services Committee chairman, Scott McBride, president of The First National Bank of Buffalo, Wyo.
- ICBPAC chairman, Jack Hopkins, president and CEO of CorTrust Bank, N.A., of Sioux Falls, S.D.
- Policy Development Committee chairman, Greg Deckard, president, CEO and chairman of State Bank Northwest of Spokane, Wash.
- Bank Operations and Payments Committee chairman, Sam Vallandingham, president and CEO of The First State Bank of Barboursville, W.Va.
- ICBA Consolidated Holdings chairman, Cynthia L. Blankenship, vice chairman and chief operating officer of Bank of the West of Grapevine, Texas
- Corporate secretary, Mark A. Raitor, ICBA chief operating officer
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