Community banking advisory group to gather late in month

Current issues affecting community banking will be the topics when the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.’s (FDIC) advisory committee on community banking convenes July 30 in Washington.

The 18-member committee, established in 2009, advises the FDIC on a wide variety of topics affecting community banks, including current examination policies and procedures, credit and lending practices, deposit insurance assessments, insurance coverage, and regulatory compliance.

Membership of the group is designed to represent a cross-section of community bankers from around the country. Committee members are appointed to two-year terms, according to the committee charter.

According to a notice to be published in the Federal Register, the July 30 meeting is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will be webcast live (at

FDIC Advisory Committee on Community Banking; Notice of Meeting