Community Development Advisory Council

The Community Development Advisory Council (CDAC) was established in 2001 and provides insights on community and economic development challenges faced by low- to moderate-income communities. Council members include business leaders, financial institutions, universities and nonprofit leaders who serve low- to moderate-income (LMI) populations. The council meets with Kansas City Fed leadership twice each year.

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Ruben Alonso

President
AltCap
Kansas City, Missouri

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Marie Longserre

President and Chief Executive Officer
Santa Fe Business Incubator
Santa Fe, New Mexico

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Judy Petersen

Executive Director
Central Nebraska Economic Development District
Chambers, Nebraska

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Steve Radley

President and Chief Executive Officer
NetWork Kansas
Andover, Kansas

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Rebecca Reynolds

Executive Director
Little Dixie Community Action Agency
Hugo, Oklahoma

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Cecilia Robinson-Woods

Superintendent
Millwood Public Schools
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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Liddy Romero

Executive Director
WorkLife Partnership
Denver, Colorado

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John Santner

Regional Vice President
NeighborWorks America
Kansas City, Missouri

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Craig Showalter

President and Chief Executive Officer
Wyoming Community Foundation
Laramie, Wyoming

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Reginald Thomas

President and Business Manager
Laborers' International Union of North America Local Union No. 264
Kansas City, Missouri

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Cris White

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Colorado Housing and Finance Authority
Denver, Colorado

Economic Advisory Council

Established in 1985, the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) consists of both business and labor representatives from across the Tenth Federal Reserve District. The EAC meets with Kansas City Fed leadership twice a year to offer insight on the regional economy.

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Jacqueline Baca

President and Chief Executive Officer
Bueno Foods
Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Michael Collins

President and Chief Executive Officer
Port KC
Kansas City, Missouri

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Ken Lackey

Chairman of the Board
Nordam
Tulsa, Oklahoma

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John Latenser

Owner
Neff Packaging Systems
Kansas City, Kansas

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Steve Martin

President and Chief Executive Officer
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Omaha, Nebraska

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Caleb McCaleb

Owner and President
McCaleb Homes
Edmond, Oklahoma

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Taylor Merritt

Chief Executive Officer
Merritt Aluminum Products Company
Fort Lupton, Colorado

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Jim D. Neiman

President and Chief Executive Officer
Neiman Enterprises, Inc.
Hulett, Wyoming

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Emil Ramirez

Director
United Steelworkers
District 11
Independence, Missouri

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Cassandra Savage

President
The Savage Group, LLC
Overland Park, Kansas

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Daniel Solomon

Chief Risk Officer
Koch Industries, Inc.
Wichita, Kansas

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Pat Vincent-Collawn

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
PNM Resources
Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Bridgette Williams

Deputy Director
Heavy Constructors Association of Greater Kansas City
Kansas City, Missouri

10J Payments Advisory Group

Members represent financial institutions around the Tenth District. They meet periodically with Kansas City Fed staff to provide insight on developments in the U.S. payments system and advise on actions the Federal Reserve might take to ensure the System's safety and efficiency while providing broad access.

2015 10J Payments Advisory Group Members
From left: Janet Howe, Jim Reuter, Suchitra Padmanabhan, Steve Lindgren, Tim Lyons, Mark Frank, Jane Haskin, Russell Oatman, Bob Thurman, Alan Fosler, Tamara Vande Velde and Scott Copeland. 
 
2016 10J Payments Advisory Group Members:

Scott Copeland
Executive Vice President
BancFirst
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Alan Fosler
Senior Vice President and Cashier
Union Bank & Trust Company
Lincoln, Nebraska

Mark Frank
Executive Vice President
CoBiz Bank
Denver, Colorado

Jane Haskin
President and Chief Executive Officer
First Bethany Bank & Trust
Bethany, Oklahoma

Janet Howe
Executive Vice President
ANB Bank
Denver, Colorado

Steve Lindgren
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Cornhusker Bank
Lincoln, Nebraska


(Council membership current as of January 2016)

Tim Lyons
President
TTCU The Credit Union
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Russell Oatman
Senior Vice President
First National Bank of Omaha
Omaha, Nebraska

Suchitra Padmanabhan
President
CBW Bank
Weir, Kansas

Jim Reuter
President
FirstBank Data Corporation
Lakewood, Colorado

Bob Thurman
Chief Executive Officer
Credit Union of America
Wichita, Kansas

Tamara Vande Velde
First Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Capitol Federal Savings
Topeka, Kansas

 

Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council

Established in 2011, the Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (CDIAC) provides a forum for small financial institutions. Council members represent banks, credit unions and thrift institutions from across the Tenth Federal Reserve District. The CDIAC meets with Kansas City Fed leadership at least twice a year to provide perspective on lending issues, the economy and more.

2016 CDIAC Members
From left: Kim Withers, John Coyne, III, David Burrage, Leo Schumacher, Patricia Minard, Kyle Heckman, Deron Burr, Kevin Larson, Lyne Andrich, Herbert Hardwick and Robert Chavez. 
 
2017 CDIAC Members: 

Lyne Andrich
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
CoBiz Financial
Denver, Colorado

Deron Burr
President and Chief Executive Officer
People's Bank of Seneca
Seneca, Missouri

Robert Chavez
President and Chief Executive Officer
Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union
Albuquerque, New Mexico

John J. Coyne, III
President and Chief Executive Officer
Big Horn Federal Savings Bank
Greybull, Wyoming

Herbert Hardwick
Chairman of the Board
Merit Bank
Overland Park, Kansas

Kyle Heckman*
President and Chief Executive Officer
Flatirons Bank
Boulder, Colorado

Brad Koehn
Regional President
Midwest Bank, N.A.
Lincoln, Nebraska

Kevin Larson 
President
CharterWest Bank
West Point, Nebraska

Leo Schumacher
Chief Executive Officer
Lincoln Federal Savings Bank
Lincoln, Nebraska

Chris Turner
President and Chief Financial Officer
The First State Bank
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Lance L. White 
President and Chief Executive Officer
Bank of the Flint Hills 
Wamego, Kansas

Kim Withers
President and Chief Executive Officer
Meridian Trust Federal Credit Union 
Cheyenne, Wyoming   

*Designates the Tenth District Representative to the Board of Governors Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council.
(Council membership current as of February 2017)