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Georgia’s Hagler Elected CSBS Chairman

Washington, D.C. –  The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) today announced the election of Georgia Department of Banking and Finance Commissioner Kevin B. Hagler as the new chairman of the CSBS Board of Directors. CSBS also elected new officers for 2020-21 and announced new committee chair appointments during the organization’s annual membership meeting, held virtually due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

Newly installed officers, who comprise the CSBS Executive Committee, include:

  • Chair: Kevin B. Hagler, commissioner, Georgia Department of Banking and Finance
  • Chair-Elect: Melanie Hall, commissioner, Montana Division of Banking and Financial Institutions 
  • Vice Chair: Tom Fite, director, Indiana Department of Financial Institutions 
  • Treasurer: Lise Kruse, commissioner, North Dakota Department of Financial Institutions
  • Secretary: Charlie Clark, director, Washington State Department of Financial Institutions 
  • Immediate Past Chair: Bret Afdahl, director, South Dakota Division of Banking


At-Large Board members are:

  • Linda Lacewell, superintendent, New York State Department of Financial Services
  • Charles G. Cooper, commissioner, Texas Department of Banking


Committee and Board chairs of the CSBS Board of Directors include:

  • CSBS Education Foundation Board of Trustees Chair: Charles Vice, commissioner, Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions 
  • SRR Board of Managers Chair: John P. Ducrest, commissioner, Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions 
  • Legislative Committee: Iris Ikeda, commissioner, Hawaii Division of Financial Institutions
  • Regulatory Committee: Karen Lawson, director of banking, Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services
  • State Supervisory Processes Committee: Chris Dietz, deputy director, Indiana Department of Financial Institutions
  • Non-Depository Supervisory Committee: Deborah Hagan, secretary, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
  • Co-Chair, Bankers Advisory Board: Ray Grace, North Carolina commissioner of Banks
  • Co-Chair, Bankers Advisory Board Industry Co-Chair: Andy Anderson, Bank of Anguilla, Miss.*
  • Chair, District I: Tony Salazar
  • Chair, District II: Kevin Allard
  • Chair, District III: Rhoshunda Kelly
  • Chair, District IV: Mark Quandahl
  • Chair, District V: Roberta Hollinshead


Chairs Emeritus, who serve as ex-officio members of the CSBS Board, include:

  • Albert Forkner, commissioner, Wyoming Division of Banking *
  • Charles G. Cooper, commissioner, Texas Department of Banking *
  • Candace Franks, commissioner, Arkansas State Bank Department *
  • Charles Vice, commissioner, Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions *
  • Greg Gonzales, commissioner, Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions *
  • John P. Ducrest, commissioner, Louisiana Office of Financial Institutions *
  • Jeffrey Vogel, director, Wyoming Department of Audit *
  • E. Joseph Face, Jr., commissioner, Virginia Bureau of Financial Institutions *
  • Mick Thompson, commissioner, Oklahoma State Banking Department *
  • G. Edward Leary, commissioner, Utah Department of Financial Institutions *

* Denotes non-voting member

Media Contact: Susanna Barnett, sbarnett@csbs.org, 202.407.7156

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