About UBA

UBA COMMITTEES 

UBA committees are a way for bankers to become personally involved in the banking industry. Each year the UBA sponsors a number of committees and task forces, staffed by bankers. Through a process of CEO recommendation and self-nomination, bankers organize to work with their peers on industry specific projects.

Agriculture Committee

Committee Chair
Clay Nielsen, Zions Bank

Committee Vice Chair
Bart Cowley, Utah Independent Bank

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Committee Description
The general responsibility of the Agricultural Committee is to assist the agricultural community and financial institutions in becoming better informed about the latest innovations and technology in and for agriculture and for agricultural related businesses. The committee should strive to create a means whereby bankers and their agricultural customers can enhance their relationship.

Compliance Committee

Committee Chair
Danielle LaRe, WebBank

Committee Vice Chair
Traci Conover, First Electronic Bank

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Committee Description
The general purpose of the UBA Compliance Committee is to enhance individual UBA member banks in their ability to understand, reply to, and comply with the various laws and regulations governing banking today.

Convention Committee

Committee Chair
Roger Christensen, Bank of Utah

Committee Vice Chair
Cori Gardiner, Zions Bank

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Committee Description
The responsibility of the Convention Committee is to arrange, plan and execute the UBA Annual Convention within a budget recommended by the committee and approved by the UBA Chairman and President.

CRA Committee

Committee Chair
Stephanie White, UBS Bank

Committee Vice Chair
Julie Buchholz, Comenity Capital Bank

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Committee Description
The general purpose of the UBA CRA Committee is to provide a resource for industry CRA officers in their ability to understand, reply to, and comply with all aspects of the Community Reinvestment Act laws and regulations governing banking today.

Education Committee

Committee Chair
Danny Wood, Bank of American Fork

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Committee Description
The objective of the UBA Education Committee is to enhance individual UBA member banks in their ability to understand and keep abreast of the rapidly changing training and education needs of the industry.

Financial Literacy Committee

Committee Chair
Don Milne, Zions Bank

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Committee Description
The general purpose of the Financial Literacy Committee is to create a public awareness of the need for financial literacy education. The committee is charged with providing financial literacy programs, promoting financial literacy initiatives, and public recognition of issues surrounding financial literacy.

IT Strategy and Security Committee

Committee Chair
Mark Holley, Bank of American Fork

Committee Vice Chair
Brian Stevens, Bank of Utah

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Committee Description
The objective of the I.T. Strategy and Security Round Table is to provide an informal forum for a multidisciplinary discussion of IT strategy and security across the enterprise.

Women in Banking Conference Committee

Committee Chair
Susan Hostetter, TAB Bank

Committee Vice Chair
Brittany Westover, JPMorgan Chase

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Committee Description
The responsibility of the Women’s Conference Committee is to arrange, plan and execute the Annual UBA Women’s Conference within a budget that is determined and approved by the UBA Board of Directors.

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If you are an employee of a UBA member bank and would like to participate on a UBA committee, please email or contact our office at 801-364-4303.