Delaware Bankers Association

 

 

 

DBA Committees

The Delaware Bankers Association maintains standing committees as a resource and support for Association activities. In addition, ad hoc committees and task forces are formed as needed to address issues of an immediate, but temporary, nature.

 

CyberSecurity Committee
Chair: Deborah A. Hornbeck, Information Security Program Director, Citigroup

The Delaware Bankers Association Cyber Security Committee (DBA-CSC) brings together experts from across the Financial Services related industry to facilitate effective collaboration, information sharing, and strategic intelligence analysis that can support, enhance, and contribute to our security risk decision-making. It connects our collective intelligence to reduce the risk of successful cyber-attacks and other related threats against our institutions. To respond to the cyber-threat landscape, the DBA-CSC analyzes and makes recommendations around current and emerging threats that could pose a risk to the information, reputation and operations of our institutions.

 

Strengthening Communities Committee
Co-Chair: Terri Hasson, Director, Community Reinvestment, WSFS Bank
Co-Chair: Donna G. Mitchell President & CEO, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Delaware


The Mission of the Strengthening Communities Committee is to support Members in their activities to deliver programs that meet the needs of the people throughout the State of Delaware, especially in low- and moderate-income communities (LMI) and for LMI individuals and families. This includes, but is not limited to delivering programs that meet the spirit and intent of the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA).

 

Trust Committee
Chair: Cynthia D.M. Brown, President, Commonwealth Trust Company

The Trust Committee is comprised of at least ten Trust professionals from Financial Institution and Associate Members of the Delaware Bankers Association (DBA) who serve in three year terms as appointed by the DBA Board of Directors. The Trust Committee meets at least quarterly to address Trust issues that impact DBA Members. The DBA Board member who serves on the Trust Committee reports to the Board at its next regularly scheduled meeting following each Trust Committee meeting, or to a Special Meeting as may be deemed necessary at the discretion of the Board. The Trust Committee meetings are open to all DBA members who are interested in trust related issues. The Mission of the Trust Committee is to serve as an advocacy group and forum to promote, exchange and interpret both personal and corporate trust related issues, and to provide educational and informational sharing opportunities.

 

Government Affairs Committee
Chair: John L. Olsen, Esq., SVP & General Counsel, WSFS Bank

The Government Affairs Committee (GAC) is comprised of no less than ten (10) members from in-house counsel of Financial Institution Members; the Executive Committee of the Board; and, the appointed ABA Government Relations Council representatives. These members serve in three-year terms as appointed by the DBA Board of Directors. The GAC meets on an “as needed” basis and reports to the Board at its next regularly scheduled meeting following each Government Affairs Committee meeting or to a Special Meeting as may be deemed necessary at the discretion of the Board. Attendance at the meetings is open to all DBA members who have an interest in government relations on behalf of their organization. The Mission of the Government Affairs Committee is to monitor, review and analyze state and federal legislation and regulatory actions affecting Members and to make appropriate position recommendations to the Board.