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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Ruben Alonso

President
AltCap
Kansas City, Missouri

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Niki Donawa

Chief Community Relations Officer
Truman Medical Centers
Kansas City, Missouri

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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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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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Shawn Reese

Chief Executive Officer
Wyoming Business Council
Cheyenne, Wyoming

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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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Awais Sufi

Chief Executive Officer
SchoolSmartKC
Kansas City, Missouri

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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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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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Cassandra Savage

President
The Savage Group, LLC
Overland Park, Kansas

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Gisela Shanahan

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

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.

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2018 10J Payments Advisory Group Members (Front row, from left) Ms. Doyle, Mr. DeBroeck, Ms. Padmanabhan, Ms. Wilson, Mr. Gilbert and Ms. Robinson (Back row, from left) Ms. Vande Velde, Mr. Lindgren, Mr. Reuter, Mr. Copeland, and Mr. Oatman

2018 10J Payments Advisory Group Members

Mike Atkins
Chief Executive Officer
Open Technology Solutions
Centennial, Colorado (not pictured)

Scott Copeland
Executive Vice President
BancFirst
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Michael DeBroeck
Senior Vice President
Intrust Bank
Wichita, Kansas

Susan Doyle
President
EPCOR
Kansas City, Missouri

Chris Gilbert
Chief Information Officer
Bankers Bank of Kansas
Wichita, Kansas

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



(Council membership current as of March 2018)

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

Suchitra Padmanabhan
President
CBW Bank
Weir, Kansas

Jim Reuter
Chief Executive Officer
FirstBank
Lakewood, Colorado

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

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

Uma Wilson
Senior Vice President
UMB Bank 
Kansas City, Missouri

 



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.

2019 CDIAC Members

Gerry Agnes*
President and Chief Executive Officer
Elevations Credit Union
Boulder, Colorado

Aaron Bastian*
President
Fidelity Bank, FSB
Wichita, Kansas

Larry Briggs
President and Chief Executive Officer
First National Bank & Trust Co.
Shawnee, Oklahoma

Gary Crum*
President and Chief Executive Officer
Western States Bank
Laramie, Wyoming

Chris Donnelly*
President and Chief Executive Officer
Bank of the Prairie
Olathe, Kansas

Gail DeBoer
President and Chief Executive Officer
SAC Federal Credit Union
Omaha, Nebraska

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

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

Dawne Stafford
President and Chief Financial Officer
Security Bank
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Alan Shettlesworth*
President and Chief Operating Officer
Main Bank
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Kristie Stuewe*
President and Chief Executive Officer
First Missouri Bank
Brookfield, Missouri

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

*Designates new membership to the Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council.
(Council membership current as of January 2019.)