Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Board nominees, first vice chairman selected for consideration by membership

Pursuant to Article V, Section 5.4 of the By Laws of the OBA, notice is hereby given of the slate of nominees that have been selected by each of Board’s nominating committees to serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors. The slate of nominees will be considered by the membership on May 22 at the annual meeting and convention of the OBA, to be held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa.

The Board consists of 25 members, 18 of which are elected for three-year terms, with three directors being elected from each of the OBA’s six geographic groups. Within each group, the terms of the Board members are staggered and they represent banks in the upper one-third of banks holding deposits in the Group, the middle one-third of banks holding deposits in the Group and the lower one-third of banks holding deposits in the Group. This year the nominees are for those Board seats representing the lower one-third of banks holding deposits within each group.

The nominees are as follows:

Group 1: Aaron D. Johnson, president, CEO and chief lending officer
The Farmers Bank, Carnegie

Group 2: David Cook, president and CEO
Bank of Laverne, Laverne

Group 3: Terri Thompson, president and CEO
American Exchange Bank, Henryetta

Group 4: Danny Seibel, president and CEO
First National Bank, Lindsay

Group 5: Priscilla Cude, president and CEO
First Bethany Bank & Trust, Bethany

Group 6: Mark Richey, president
Oklahoma Capital Bank, Tulsa

Pursuant to Section 6.3 of the By Laws of the Oklahoma Bankers Association, notice is hereby given of the nominee for the office of First Vice Chairman. The nominee was selected from among more than a dozen names that had been submitted to the Nominating Committee for consideration.

The nominee for the office of First Vice Chairman of the Oklahoma Bankers Association is:

RICK WALKER
Vice Chairman & CEO
Liberty National Bank
Lawton

The members of the OBA will vote on who will become the next First Vice Chairman at the Annual Meeting of the Association for FY 2017-2018. That meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa, 777 West Cherokee Street, Catoosa. The meeting will begin at approximately noon and nominations may be made from the floor.

If elected by the membership, Walker will succeed FRANK “FRAZlER” HENKE IV, president and CEO, American Bank and Trust, Tulsa, who will become vice chairman at the Convention. Walker will automatically become vice chairman at the FY 2018-2019 Annual Meeting and Convention and automatically will become chairman at the FY 2019-2020 Annual Meeting and Convention.