The CBAI Department of Governmental Relations continually works to enhance and defend the community banking profession in Springfield and Washington. In concert with the CBAI Committee on Legislation & Regulation and CBAI Committee on Agriculture, the department develops and builds coalitions, political alliances and relationships with farming organizations, independent business associations, and other interest groups to achieve various legislative and regulatory objectives.

Meet the Governmental Relations Team!

Jerry Peck
Senior Vice President Governmental Relations
David Schroeder
Senior Vice President Federal Governmental Relations
Megan Peck
Vice President Governmental Relations
Jessie SchmidtGovernmental Relations Assistant
Kraig Lounsberry
Jerry Cavanaugh
General Counsel
Levette Shade,
Stacy Workman,
Vice President Operations & Communications

Contact Members of the Governmental Relations Team! 


Community Bankers Association of Illinois Legislation and Regulation Committee
Jeffery BonnettHavana National BankHavanaChairman
Bob StachowskiFirst National Bank of SandovalSandovalMember
Bret RobinsonFarmers State Bank of Western IllinoisViolaMember
Brian UryBuena Vista National BankChesterMember
Charles ColvisBuena Vista National BankChesterMember
Chris PhelpsScott State BankBethanyMember
Cindy MartinLena State BankLenaMember
Colleen HenkelThe First National Bank in AmboyAmboyMember
Dan GrahamFlora Bank & TrustFloraMember
David AlbinLongview BankNewmanMember
David PirseinFirst National Bank in PinckneyvillePinckneyvilleMember
David RennegarbeThe First National Bank of OkawvilleOkawvilleMember
Dennis J. HeskerThe First National Bank of OkawvilleOkawvilleMember
Douglas DoveShelby County State BankSaint LouisMember
Douglas ParrottState Bank of ToulonToulonMember
Gerald C. JohnsonGrand Ridge National BankGrand RidgeMember
Gregg RoeggeRushville State BankRushvilleMember
James T. AshworthCNB Bank & Trust, N.A.CarlinvilleMember
Jason KnoedlerBank of SpringfieldSpringfieldMember
Jeff LonglettNorth Adams State BankUrsaMember
Jeff SterlingGerman-American State BankWinnebagoMember
Joe KirkeengFirst Secure Bank and Trust Co.Palos HillsMember
Kevin BeckemeyerLegence BankEldoradoMember
Lori NevellsPrinceville State BankPeoriaMember
Mark G. FieldLiberty BankLibertyMember
Mary Jo HomanChester National BankChesterMember
Matt ClarkFederated BankOnargaMember
Michael EstesThe Fisher National BankFisherMember
Mike DefendCrossroads BankEffinghamMember
Neal StimpertThe Atlanta National BankAtlantaMember
Preston G. SmithWashington Savings BankMattoonMember
R. Keith DouglassTompkins State BankGalesburgMember
Richard EckertBeardstown Savings, s.b.BeardstownMember
Ryan HeiserThe Fisher National BankMahometMember
Sally ScanlanCommunity State BankRock FallsMember
Shawn DavisCNB Bank & Trust, N.A.CarlinvilleMember
Sheila BurchamCommunity Trust BankIrvingtonMember
Steven KoehnFirst Community Bank and TrustBeecherMember
Tera BacklundBetter BanksPeoraMember
Tom MarantzBank of SpringfieldSpringfieldMember
Tracy DownsGerman-American State BankGerman ValleyMember
William WubbenApple River State BankScales MoundMember