New Members of Thrift Institutions Advisory Council for 2006
November 30, 2005
Circular No. 11751
To All Depository Institutions and Others Concerned
in the Second Federal Reserve District:

The Federal Reserve Board has announced the names of five new members of its Thrift Institutions Advisory Council (TIAC) and designated a new president and vice president of the Council for 2006.

TIAC is an advisory group made up of twelve representatives from thrift institutions. The panel was established by the Board in 1980 and includes members from savings and loans, savings banks and credit unions.

The new president for 2006 is Roy M. Whitehead, president and CEO of Washington Federal Savings and Loan, Seattle, Washington. The new vice president is David Russell Taylor, president and CEO of Rahway Savings Institution, Rahway, New Jersey.

The five new members, named for two-year terms beginning January 1, 2006, are: Frank E. Berrish, president and CEO of Visions Federal Credit Union, Endicott, New York; Kenneth Koranda, president of Mid America Bank, Downers Grove, Illinois; Arkadi Kuhlmann, chairman, president and CEO of ING Bank, Federal Savings Bank, Wilmington, Delaware; David Poulsen, president and CEO of American Express Centurion Bank, Salt Lake City, Utah; and Steven J. Swiontek, chairman, president and CEO of Gate City Bank, Fargo, North Dakota.

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