Please select the name of a board/committee to view its description, officers, and members. Whether you are a new or seasoned bank professional, we welcome you to serve on any of the boards and committees. Apply Here

* Associate Members are eligible to serve on these committees and boards.

Agricultural Advisory CommitteeAgricultural Advisory Committee

Keeps agricultural bankers informed of major agricultural related issues, while recommending timely education programs, advising the IBA Board of Directors of recommended policy positions on agricultural issues, and interacting with other agricultural-related groups on key issues. Minimum term of two years.

Annual Conference Committee *Annual Conference Committee *

Assists the IBA in the organization and planning of the Association’s Annual Conference & Trade Show. Minimum term of one year. 

Associate Member Committee *Associate Member Committee *

Provides input and feedback on various IBA events, while providing fresh ideas to ensure that our bank members, as well as our Associate Members, mutually benefit from their IBA memberships. Minimum term of one year.

Audit and Finance CommitteeAudit and Finance Committee

Responsible for oversight of the financial reporting process, selection of an independent auditor, and receipt of both internal and external audit results. Reviews the Association’s financial policies and statements, oversees the performance of its investment program, recommends strategies to help improve earnings, and provides guidance to the Board of Directors and the Association's senior management. Minimum term of one year.

BankTech Committee *BankTech Committee *

Recommends educational content for BankTech Conference and The ONE Tech & Ops track to help increase engagement and drive participation from banks/bankers. Provides guidance to association staff on current products, services, or new product and service opportunities. Minimum term of one year.

Communications and Marketing Committee *Communications and Marketing Committee *

Reviews IBA communication vehicles, such as the Illinois Banker magazine, e-newsletters and the website, and makes recommendations for enhancements and improvements, while providing feedback on IBA communications and marketing programs. The Committee also reviews the IBA’s public relations efforts and suggests ways for the IBA to better serve as a resource to its members. Minimum term of two years.

Compliance Division Advisory CommitteeCompliance Division Advisory Committee

Assists the IBA in developing and maintaining programs for providing information, guidance and networking opportunities to bank compliance and risk management officers on a statewide basis, while serving in an advisory role to the IBA to help identify the industry’s needs on a wide range of education and training matters. Minimum term of one year.

Future Leaders Alliance BoardFuture Leaders Alliance Board

Provides a foundation to help develop promising leaders in the Illinois banking industry. Reviews the program and determines how the curriculum can improve and evolve. Develops and plans yearly alumni event. Minimum term of two years.

Government Relations CommitteeGovernment Relations Committee

Formulates the Association’s state and federal legislative and regulatory policy initiatives for the IBA Board of Directors, and reviews and advises the IBA on banking related proposals initiated by other organizations. Minimum term of two years.

Human Resources Committee *Human Resources Committee *

Assists the IBA in developing the human resources track at The ONE Conference and on an array of educational programs such as the Human Resources Forum. Minimum term of one year.

Illinois Bankers Business Services BoardIllinois Bankers Business Services Board

Governs the business of Illinois Bankers Business Services. Responsible for overseeing the Corporation’s financial performance and for identifying and developing needed products and services for the financial services industry, while assessing the quality and costs associated with their delivery. Also charged with promoting the products and services offered by the Corporation, while providing insights on potential business opportunities or partnerships. Two year term and eligible for reappointment.

Illinois Bankers Education Services BoardIllinois Bankers Education Services Board

Supports the mission to maintain a quality and profitable education model, by providing strategic direction on the unmet and future needs of the financial services industry. Responsible for the oversight of IBES’s strategic plan objectives and metrics to measure the plan’s financial performance and its overall effectiveness. One year team and are eligible for reappointment.

Illinois Bankers PAC BoardIllinois Bankers PAC Board

Governs the Association’s non-partisan Political Action Committee, organized by IBA members, to enhance the value of Association membership by providing financial support to local, state, and federal elected officials and candidates whose views and positions on banking issues are compatible with the interests of the banking industry. Minimum term of two years.

Illinois Bankers Scholarship CommitteeIllinois Bankers Scholarship Committee

Designs the framework for the Scholarship Program, including a timeline, eligibility requirements, selection criteria, distribution plan, and fundraising plan, among other details. Minimum term of one year.

Membership CommitteeMembership Committee

Assists the IBA in establishing appropriate strategies for the recruitment and retention of member banks. Minimum term of one year.

Women in Banking Committee *Women in Banking Committee *

Assists the IBA in developing the annual Women in Banking Conference and other networking and educational opportunities for female bankers in all areas of the bank. Minimum term of two years.