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OBA News

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February 2018

  • February 22, 2018

    Nominee process for OBA board positions

    Pursuant to the By Laws of the Oklahoma Bankers Association, notice is hereby given of the names of each of the six Board nominating committees. Each of these committees will select a banker from that group to serve a three-year term on the OBA’s Board. The Board structure includes 18 directors elected from each of the six OBA Groups for a three-year …

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  • February 15, 2018

    CFPB structure ruled constitutional

    The Court of Appeals of the D.C. Circuit has upheld the constitutionality of the manner in which the Consumer Financial Protection Agency is structured, reversing an earlier decision by a three-judge panel that the Bureau’s structure violated Article II of the Constitution. The court also upheld the lower court’s ruling which found that the compensation system used by the Plaintiff …

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  • February 8, 2018

    Interested in leading our Emerging Leaders?

    The OBA is interested in hearing from bankers interested in serving as chairperson of the Emerging Leaders Division. Any OBA Emerging Leaders who are currently enrolled in OBA Emerging Leaders Academy or have previously graduated from an OBA Leadership Academy are eligible for the position. The Emerging Leaders chair will serve a two-year term and will work closely with OBA …

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  • February 8, 2018

    Step up Oklahoma Initiative – some specifics of plan

    Just another reminder to let your representative or senator know how you feel and what you think about the plan that’s been developed by a group of leading business and civic leaders with the number of individual leaders who also support this program growing day by day. In a previous OBA Update, we briefly outlined a few of the pros …

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  • February 1, 2018

    2018 OBA Professional Member college scholarship available

    Each year, the Oklahoma Bankers Association awards a $1,000 scholarship to an incoming freshman who has a parent, grandparent, sibling or spouse who is a Professional Member of the Association. 

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Jeremy Cowen

Jeremy Cowen, Vice President/Communications

Email: jeremy@oba.com      |      Phone: Ext. 113

Jeremy has been in charge of the Oklahoma Banker newspaper as well as the OBA website and other member communications since joining the OBA in January 2002. A native of Hartshorne and a 1997 graduate of the University of Oklahoma, he enjoys meeting and talking with the different people he encounters while doing his job. Previously, Jeremy worked as a sports writer in Lawton and, for the four years prior to joining the OBA, Lubbock, Texas, where he decided the town wasn’t big enough for both him and Bobby Knight. When not working, Jeremy loves to hike, read, watch football, baseball and boxing and teach journalism to high school and college students. And, if you ask, there’s a good chance he will regale you with the story about being interviewed on ESPN by Chris Fowler.