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Councils & Committees

RMA's Councils & Committees

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RMA’s councils and committees act as consultants, judges, recruiters, reviewers, and advisors while carrying out the mission and contributing to the value of RMA membership. Read below to gain more information about these groups of volunteers who share their knowledge, time, and experience to help RMA.

RMA's Councils

Chapter Development Council

Council Chair:

 

Julie Nosser, CRC, Hancock Whitney Bank, New Orleans, LA

 

Council Members:

  • Brandon Bryant, BancorpSouth Bank, Memphis, TN
  • Brett T. Lawrence, Platinum Bank, Oakdale, MN
  • Craig M. Alden, Truist Bank, Winston Salem, NC
  • Derek Ezovski, Outsourced Risk Management Solutions LLC, West Hartford, CT
  • Jennifer Heilman, Fulton Financial Corp, Lebanon, PA
  • Kelly Graham, Citizens Bank National Association, Houston, TX
  • Macy Johnson, BOKF National Association, Tulsa, OK
  • Mollie L. Smith, CRC, Intrust Bank National Association, Wichita, KS
  • Robert Bender, First National Bank of Elmer, Elmer, NJ
  • Trey Rice, Frost Bank, Houston, TX
  • Sammantha Ray, Kitsap Bank, Bellevue, WA
  • Anthony Ketner, Old National Bank, Indianapolis, IN
  • Jesse Baza, Lone Star Capital Bank, San Antonio, TX

Community Bank Council

Council Chair:

 

Crystal Humphreys, American National Bank of Texas, Terrell, TX

 

Council Members:

  • Christopher Colella, Commercial Bank of California, Reseda, CA
  • Darryl Fess, Brookline Bank, Boston, MA
  • Dave Skidmore, First Montana Bank Inc, Missoula, MT
  • David D. Houdeshell, Seacoast National Bank, Stuart, FL
  • Deanna Cavanaugh, CRC, Connecticut Community Bank NA, Norwalk, CT
  • Frederick Daniels, Citizens Trust Bank, Atlanta, GA
  • Kevin Bastuga, Signature Bank, Rosemont, IL
  • Lexie Garrison, Valliance Bank, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Michael F. Murphy, Parkside Financial Bank & Trust, Clayton, MO
  • Steven M. Pipes, First United Bank and Trust Company, Frisco, TX
  • Travis M. Lavergne, Investar Bank National Association, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Kevin Bastuga, Signature Bank, Rosemont, IL
  • Randy Vicknair, First Guaranty Bank, Hammond, LA
  • Shannon Herbert, City First Bank of DC, Washington, DC
  • Lisa Chalkan, Peapack Gladstone Bank, Bedminster, NJ
  • Tom MacDonald, Maine Community Bank, ME

Credit Risk Council

Council Chair:

 

Seth M. Waller, TIAA Bank, Jacksonville, FL

 

Council Members:

  • Amy Trapp, RBC Royal Bank, New York, NY
  • Christopher Colella, Commercial Bank of California, Reseda, CA
  • Daniel L. Cannain, US Bank National Association, Portland, OR
  • Douglas Ernest, CRC, United Bank, Morgantown, WV
  • Duane L. Elmer, Bank of America National Association, Dallas, TX
  • Heidi M. Andrion, Capital One National Association, New York, NY
  • Humberto Salomon, Citibank National Association, Irving, TX
  • Jim D. Godwin, Truist Bank, Charlotte, NC
  • Marisa Harney, CIT Group, New York, NY
  • Michael Short, CoBank ACB, Greenwood Village, CO
  • Nathan Jones, Lancaster, PA
  • Saad P. Aslam, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Sean M. Callum, First Republic Bank, San Francisco, CA
  • Steven H. Reynolds, Commerce Bank, Saint Louis, MO
  • Yvonne Bos, Regions Bank, Birmingham, AL

Enterprise Risk Management Council

Council Chair:

 

Mark W. Midkiff, KeyBank National Association, Cleveland, OH

 

Council Members:

  • Joanne H. Aron, Wells Fargo Bank NA, New York, NY
  • Lori Calhoun, Dollar Bank Federal Savings Bank, Harrison City, PA
  • Lisa Cuba, Atlantic Union Bank, Richmond, VA
  • James Dunne, TCF National Bank, Lakeville, MN
  • Steffanie Jasper, PNC, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Rajeev Lakra, Wells Fargo, New York, NY
  • Jennifer O'Reilly, First Republic Bank, San Francisco, CA
  • Avani Parekh, TD Bank National Association, Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Kim A. Persaud, CFA, FRM, Citibank National Association, New York, NY
  • Brent Poley, Charles Schwab & Co Inc, Lone Tree, CO
  • John Sauer, Huntington Bancshares Inc, Columbus, OH
  • Aprille Savarese, Zions Bancorporation NA, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Paul Sternhagen, Charles Schwab & Co., Lone Tree, CO
  • Joe Stout, Ally Bank, Sandy, UT
  • Azlina Wetmore, Capital One Financial Corp, New York, NY
  • Oliver Williams, Regions Bank, Birmingham, AL

Global Markets Risk Council

Council Chair:

 

Benjamin Genek, Daiwa Capital Markets America Inc, New York, NY

 

Council Members:

  • Anand Dutta, Truist Bank, Atlanta, GA
  • Andrew Stevenson, State Street Bank and Trust Company, London
  • Arthur E. Laichtman, UBS Investment Bank, Stamford, CT
  • Christine Li, Wells Fargo Bank NA, Charlotte, NC
  • Jason Rachlin, BMO Bank of Montreal, New York, NY
  • Joanna Lucas, Nomura International PLC, London
  • Paul Sassieni, Northern Trust Company, Chicago, IL
  • Stuart Ganes, Bank of America National Association, New York, NY
  • Tiffany Eng, Goldman Sachs & Co, New York, NY

Internal Audit Council

Council Chair:

 

Jack McNamara, BNY Mellon National Association, New York, NY

 

Council Members:

  • Ann Diver, Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, Jersey City, NJ
  • Bruce Goldberg, Deloitte & Touche LLP, New York, NY
  • Chris Imperatrice, Ernst & Young LLP, Little Falls, NJ
  • Colleen McCullum, Capital One National Association, Mc Lean, VA
  • Daniel Johnson, Credit Suisse Americas, New York, NY
  • Erwin Shilling, Wells Fargo Bank NA, New York, NY
  • Frederick Magliozzi, Protiviti Inc, New York, NY
  • Madelaine Deluca, JPMorgan Chase Bank NA, Columbus, OH
  • Mitch Mantua, Charles Schwab & Co Inc, San Francisco, CA
  • Monica Kim, Deutsche Bank AG, New York, NY
  • Nancy Boyle, Grant Thornton LLP, New York, NY
  • Richard Reynolds, New York, NY
  • Theodore Scallon, KPMG LLP, New York, NY
  • TJ Haynes-Morgan, Raymond James Bank, Tampa, FL

Learning & Development Council

Council Chair:

 

Kevin D. Oden, Kevin D. Oden Associates LLC, San Francisco, CA

 

Council Members:

  • Brady Wise, PNC Financial Services Group, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Eric Strauss, JPMorgan Chase & Co, New York, NY
  • J. Tol Broome, CRC, Truist Bank, Greensboro, NC
  • Jay Tracy, Silicon Valley Bank, Newton, MA
  • Meg R. Mueller, Fulton Bank, National Association, Lancaster, PA
  • Philippa X. Girling, Varo Money, Inc., San Francisco, CA
  • Robert L. Smith, Truist Bank, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Robert R. Messer, American National Bank of Texas, Terrell, TX
  • William L. Perotti, Frost Bank, San Antonio, TX

Mid-Tier Bank Council

Council Chair:

 

Stephen Yose, Great Western Bank, Sioux Falls, SD

 

Council Members:

  • Amy Wiles, NBT Bank, National Association, Norwich, NY
  • Corinna A. Mitchell-Beaudin, Farm Credit Canada, Regina, SK
  • David G. Bilko, Atlantic Union Bank, Richmond, VA
  • Emily Nachlas, Western Alliance Bank, Phoenix, AZ
  • James V. Lentino, Rosemont, IL
  • Kevin Slane, Sandy Spring Bank, Olney, MD
  • Lisa McDonald, Alberta Treasury Branches, Edmonton, AB
  • Margaret Lanning, Investors Bank, Short Hills, NJ
  • Scott A. Trapani, Bank OZK, Little Rock, AR
  • Tamina O'Neill, Heartland Financial USA Inc, Dubuque, IA
  • Tim Huestis, Pinnacle Bank, Nashville, TN
  • Timothy MacDonald, Boston, MA

Operational Risk Council

Council Chair:

 

Joseph Iraci, Robinhood Markets, Menlo Park, CA

 

Council Members:

  • Michael Abriatis, PNC Financial Services Group, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Erin Amerlan, Charles Schwab & Co Inc, Lone Tree, CO
  • Jennifer Aydelott, Wells Fargo Bank NA, Prosper, TX
  • Caitlin Barre, Regions Bank, Birmingham, AL
  • Monica Bowe, Busey Bank, Champaign, IL
  • Matthew Buskard, Fifth Third Bank, Cincinnati, OH
  • Kevin J. Cavalieri, Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company, Buffalo, NY
  • Erika Crandall, Reserve Trust, Lafayette, CA
  • David A. Diehl, Texas Capital Bank NA, Richardson, TX
  • Eric Ferri, Ally Bank, Sandy, UT
  • Kathryn Goodman, Bank of the West, San Francisco, CA
  • Mary M. Kapferer, KeyCorp, Cleveland, OH
  • Mark Williams, Silicon Valley Bank, Salt Lake City, UT

Securities Lending Council

Council Chair:

 

Mark A. Whipple, INVESCO, New York, NY

 

Council Members:

  • Christel A. Carroll, Goldman Sachs Agency Lending, Boston, MA
  • George Rennick, JPMorgan Chase & Co, New York, NY
  • Glenn Horner, State Street Bank and Trust Company, Boston, MA
  • Jason P. Strofs, CFA, BlackRock Inc, San Francisco, CA
  • Matthew Puscar, Vanguard Group, Valley Forge, PA
  • Michael P. McAuley, Bank of New York Mellon, Boston, MA
  • Sandra L. Linn, Northern Trust Company, Chicago, IL
  • Thomas Poppey, CFA, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co, Boston, MA

    

RMA's Committees

Canadian Committee

Committee Members:

  • Amrall L. Sultan-Khan, Scotiabank, Toronto, ON
  • Carl Lamoureux, First West Credit Union, Langley, BC
  • Christopher Edel, Alberta Treasury Branches, Calgary, AB
  • Corina Farbacher, Affinity Credit Union, Saskatoon, SK
  • Emma Kozak, RBC Royal Bank, Toronto, ON
  • Garnett Volk, Farm Credit Canada, Regina, SK
  • Graham Davies, Toronto Dominion Bank, Toronto, ON
  • Holly Kowblick, Agriculture Financial Services Corp, Wainwright, AB
  • Mathieu Avon, National Bank of Canada, Montreal, QC
  • Michel Paulo, Business Development Bank Canada, Montreal, QC
  • Mirren Harris, Canadian Credit Union Association, Toronto, ON
  • Peter M. Roberts, Coast Capital Savings Credit Union, Surrey, BC
  • Shane Bracewell, Export Development Canada, Ottawa, ON

Chapter Leaders Conference Steering Committee

Committee Chair:

 

Craig M. Alden, Truist Bank, Winston-Salem, NC

 

Committee Members:

  • Andrew T. Watkins, Intrust Bank National Association, Wichita, KS
  • Anthony Ketner, Old National Bank, Indianapolis, IN
  • David Navarro, Las Vegas, NV
  • Elizabeth J. Smith, PNC Bank National Association, Garnet Valley, PA
  • Kyle Gansauer, Peoples National Bank NA, Mount Vernon, IL
  • Kyle J. Harger, Frost Bank, Plano, TX
  • Stephen M. Weber, Focus Management Group USA Inc, Chicago, IL

Country Risk Committee

Committee Chair:

 

Victoire De Groote, HSBC Bank PLC, London

 

Committee Vice-Chair:

 

Alistair Scarff, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Hong Kong

 

Committee Members:

  • Alejandro Casas, BBVA Madrid, Madrid
  • Atoosa Kremenstein, Bank of New York Mellon, New York, NY
  • Laura Cumming, JPMorgan Chase Bank NA
  • Laura Rattner, Macquarie Group, New York, NY
  • Nehad Chowdhury, Citigroup, Long Island City, NY
  • Preston Keat, UBS AG, London
  • Ronald Harris, Wells Fargo Bank NA, San Francisco, CA
  • Talinn Demirjian, State Street Bank and Trust Company, Boston, MA
  • Timothy Armitage, ANZ Banking Group Ltd, Singapore

Financial Technology and Automation Committee

Co-Chairs:

  • Nickolas Delikaris, State Street Bank and Trust Company, Boston, MA
  • Charles Post, Compliance, New York, NY

Members:

  • Chris Pica, Barclays, New York, NY
  • Colin Gifkins, Bank of America, New York, NY
  • Eric Lytle, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc., San Francisco, CA
  • Lauren Kozora, Pershing, LLC, Jersey City, NJ
  • Nicolas Roc, BlackRock Inc, New York, NY
  • Patrick Morrissey, The Vanguard Group, Inc., Malvern, PA
  • Anthony Camarota, Brown Brothers Harriman, Boston, MA
  • Sarah Williamson, Morgan Stanley, New York, NY

Journal Editorial Advisory Board

Committee Members:

  • Brian J. Scott, MidFirst Bank, Phoenix, AZ
  • Brian P. Sterling, Ally Bank, Charlotte, NC
  • Eric Holmquist, Phoenixville, PA
  • Jacob Kosoff, Regions Bank, Birmingham, AL
  • James J. Clarke, Clarke Consulting, Villanova, PA
  • John Cassis, CRC, Weston, FL
  • Kathleen S. Swift, Heritage Bank, Portland, OR
  • Kevin D. Oden, Kevin D. Oden Associates LLC, San Francisco, CA
  • M. Robert Rose, Brookline Bank, Boston, MA
  • Martin J. Strischek, Marietta, GA
  • Maureen McCarthy, Brookline Bank, Boston, MA
  • Michael L. Weissman, Levin Ginsburg, Deerfield, IL
  • Michel Araten, Purchase, NY
  • Ned Sergew, US Bank National Association, Charlotte, NC
  • Peter Buerger, Risk & More Consulting, Kelkheim
  • Richard A. Hamm, Advantage Consulting & Training, Huntsville, AL
  • Richard J. Parsons, College Grove, TN
  • Robert R. Messer, American National Bank of Texas, Terrell, TX
  • Roger G. Shumway, Bank of Utah, Ogden, UT
  • Rona Pocker, Turnaround Risk Management, New York, NY
  • Vincent Mulvey, Bank of Ireland, Dublin
  • William Ackerman, US Bank National Association, Minneapolis, MN

Journalistic Excellence Committee

Committee Members:

  • C. Richard Bobo, Franklin, TN
  • David Eikner, Fort Collins, CO
  • Gary G. Heinze, G G Heinze Associates, New York, NY
  • Joseph J. Davis, CRC, Heartland Financial USA Inc, Denver, CO
  • Kathleen M.B. King, TD Bank National Association, Calverton, MD
  • Kathleen S. Swift, Heritage Bank, Portland, OR
  • Mark J. Oswalt, Austin, TX
  • Mark S. Worthen, Frost Bank, Houston, TX
  • Ned Sergew, Charlotte, NC
  • Richard A. Hamm, Advantage Consulting & Training, Huntsville, AL
  • Richard J. Parsons, College Grove, TN
  • Thomas A. MacDonald, Maine Community Bancorp, Auburn, ME
  • W. Kendall Chalk, Winston-Salem, NC