Pub 12 2023 Issue 6

Kansas Bankers Proudly Serve the American Bankers Association We are proud to recognize our Kansas bankers who are currently serving on American Bankers Association’s committees, councils and working groups. Your dedication and hard work in serving our industry are greatly appreciated. Thank you for your commitment and contributions. Agricultural and Rural Bankers Committee The Agricultural & Rural Bankers Committee provides information, programs and policy recommendations that offer an opportunity for improvement and profitable management of banks providing financial products and services to agricultural and rural America. David White, Commercial Relationship Manager INTRUST Bank N.A., Wichita Reaffirmed State Alliance Executive Committee The American Bankers Association and 51 autonomous state bankers associations collaborate in an alliance to more effectively represent the banking industry and promote the varied interests of our members, particularly in the area of advocacy. ABA and state associations work together to improve the competitive positions of America’s banks. Doug Wareham, KBA President & CEO New Appointee BankPac Committee The Political Action Committee is the largest PAC representing the banking industry and consistently one of the largest trade association PACs in the nation. BankPac operates in full compliance with the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) and the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA) and files monthly public disclosure reports with the Federal Election Commission (FEC). Jeff Emmot, Business Development Manager INTRUST Bank N.A., Wichita New Appointee Emerging Leaders Council Alex Orel, SVP Government Relations Kansas Bankers Association New Appointee Emerging Leaders Council The mission of the council is to attract, connect and develop the current and next generation of bankers to lead our industry. The council will guide ABA in the creation of new opportunities to engage emerging leaders in leadership development, networking, mentoring and advocacy. They will seek to complement, reinforce and integrate the emerging leader programming developed by state bankers associations and identify opportunities to build on existing financial literacy and community engagement programs. Emerging Leaders Council Brian Whitesell, SVP Commercial Banking Landmark National Bank, Manhattan Reaffirmed 23