IBANYS News and Updates

A Fresh New Look For Our Newsletter
IBANYS is pleased to introduce a fresh new look for our weekly e-newsletter. The new layout will provide readers with a more concise and easy read on your PC or your mobile device. The weekly newsletter will continue to provide timely updates on state and federal legislative and regulatory developments, ICBA updates, information about our upcoming meetings and articles and news that are important to the community banking industry.

In addition to the weekly e-newsletter, IBANYS will lauch a monthly e-newsletter entitled " IBANYS Partners, Products & Services." The monthly publication will feature updated information about IBANYS meetings and conferences, including highlighting speakers and topics, upcoming webinars and webinar series, new members, news and services offered by our partners for our members.

If you have news about your company, promotions, new hires ect., a service, educational offering, report or white paper that you would like us to share please send the details to Lindag@ibanys.net, Stever@ibanys.net or johnw@ibanys.net and we will include it.

Please let us know your thoughts on our newly designed newsletter. Your feedback is extremely important to us.

IBANYS Holds its First 2020 Board Meeting
IBANYS' 2020 Board of Directors met for the first time on Friday, January 31 with our 2020 Chairman, Mike Wimer , President & CEO, Cattaraugus County Bank presided. Mr. Wimer introduced the executive committee: Vice Chairman Tom Carr , President & CEO, Elmira Savings Bank; Treasurer Mario Martinez , Chairman & CEO, Catskill Hudson Bank and Immediate Past Chairman Tom Amell , President & CEO, Pioneer Bank. The Board also welcomed our newest board member: Phil Pecora , President & CEO, Genesee Regional Bank.

Upon conclusion of the introductions, the Board reviewed and approved the annual audit, discussed a number of government relations issues, importantant communications topics, 2020 educational programming, membership outreach and some of the challenges ahead for our industry and Association. As always, thanks to all our community bank industry leaders for sharing their time and expertise.

IBANYS 2020 Meetings - click the meeting to download brochure and to register
March 3 - Rochester — March 4 - Poughkeepsie - registration is open
Directors Conference
April 7 - Rochester — April 8 - Poughkeepsie - brochure & registration info will be available Monday, February 10
Secuirty Conference
May 5 - Rochester — May 6 - Poughkeepsie - brochure & registration info coming soon
IBANYS 46th Annual Convention
June 15-17, 2020 - Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona, NY
(details and registration information coming soon)