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. Council members provide year-round insight on economic and community development issues and meet twice a year with the Kansas City Fed’s leadership.

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Aubrey Abbott Patterson

President and Chief Executive Officer
Hutchinson Community Foundation
Hutchinson, Kansas

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Niki Donawa

Chief Community Relations Officer
Truman Medical Centers
Kansas City, Missouri

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Dr. Raúl Font

President
Latino Community Development Agency
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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Debbie Gorski

Executive Director
Wyoming Women’s Business Center
Laramie, Wyoming

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Don Greenwell

President
The Builders' Association
Executive Director, Kansas City Chapter-Associated General Contractors of America (AGC)
Kansas City, Missouri

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Marcos Hernandez

Vice President-Corporate Social Responsibility, Community Development Manager and CRA
U.S. Bank
Omaha, Nebraska

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Neelima Parasker

President and Chief Executive Officer
SnapIT Solutions
Overland Park, Kansas

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Judy Petersen

Executive Director
Central Nebraska Economic Development District
Chambers, Nebraska

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Jim Reiff

Executive Director
Nebraska Enterprise Fund
Oakland, Nebraska

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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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Adrienne R. Smith

President and Chief Executive Officer
New Mexico Caregivers Coalition
Bernalillo, New Mexico

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Awais Sufi

Chief Executive Officer
SchoolSmartKC
Kansas City, Missouri

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Cris White

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

Council membership current as of September 2020.


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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Carrie Besnette Hauser

President and Chief Executive Officer
Colorado Mountain College
Glenwood Springs, Colorado


 
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Jon Cargill

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Hobby Lobby Stores Inc.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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David Carpenter

President
American Fidelity Corp.
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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Henry Davis

Owner, President/Chief Executive Officer
Greater Omaha Packing Co. Inc.
Omaha, Nebraska

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Michael S. Dunlap

Executive Chairman
Nelnet
Lincoln, Nebraska

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María Griego-Raby

President, Principal
Contract Associates Inc.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Jeanette Hernandez Prenger

Chief Executive Officer
ECCO Select
Kansas City, Missouri

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Alise Martiny

Business Manager
Kansas City Building and Construction Trades Council
Kansas City, Missouri

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Steve McDonald

Chief Executive Officer
Geiger Ready-Mix Co. Inc.
Kansas City, Kansas

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Gisela Shanahan

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Denver International Airport
Denver, Colorado

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Jim Thorpen

Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer
Wyoming Machinery Co.
Casper, Wyoming

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Paul Washington

Market Director, Rocky Mountain Region
Jones Lang LaSalle IP Inc.
Denver, Colorado

Council membership current as of September 2020.

 

10J Payments Advisory Group (JPAG)

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.

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Mike Atkins

Chief Executive Officer
Open Technology Solutions
Centennial, Colorado

 
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Scott Copeland

Executive Vice President
BancFirst
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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Michael DeBroeck

Senior Vice President
Intrust Bank
Wichita, Kansas

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Susan Doyle

President
EPCOR
Kansas City, Missouri

 
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Kelly Kaminskas

President of Retail Services
FirstBank Data Corporation
Lakewood, Colorado

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Russ Oatman

Senior Vice President
First National Bank of Omaha
Omaha, Nebraska

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Susan Robinson

Acting Executive Director
Kansas City Financial Center Fiscal Service, Department of the Treasury
Kansas City, Missouri

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Tamara Vande Velde

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

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Chris Wiedenmann

Senior Vice President – Manager of Commercial Payments Product
Commerce Bank
Kansas City, Missouri

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Uma Wilson

Senior Vice President
UMB Bank
Kansas City, Missouri

 

Council membership current as of September 2020.

 

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.

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Gerry Agnes

President and Chief Executive Officer
Elevations Credit Union
Boulder, Colorado


 
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Aaron Bastian

President
Fidelity Bank, FSB
Wichita, Kansas

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Jill Castilla*

President and Chief Executive Officer
Citizens Bank of Edmond
Edmond, Oklahoma

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Gary Crum

President and Chief Executive Officer
Western States Bank
Laramie, Wyoming


 
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Gail DeBoer

President and Chief Executive Officer
Cobalt Federal Credit Union
Omaha, Nebraska

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Kim DeVore*

President
Jonah Bank
Casper, Wyoming

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Tom Gdowski

President and Chief Executive Officer
Equitable Financial Corp.
Grand Island, Nebraska


 
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Brad Koehn

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

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Alan Shettlesworth

President and Chief Operating Officer
Main Bank
Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Dawne Stafford

President and Chief Financial Officer
Security Bank
Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Kristie Stuewe

President and Chief Executive Officer
First Missouri Bank
Brookfield, Missouri

 

*Designates new membership to the Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council.

Council membership current as of September 2020.