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Chairman’s Letter – November 2019

Turkey, Pumpkin Pie & Vodka Martinis

It’s election time again. NFA has announced candidates for terms expiring — you should have received their notice. This year, all candidates are running unopposed. Official results of that election will be announced in January.

NFA is also launch several updates to the ORS system. The changes will include updates to applications and processes for both firm and individual registrations. NFA is holding a webinar on November 25 to explain updates – you must register to attend.

NIBA also sent notice of two nominee candidates for our Board of Directors. Katie Tervin (Zaner Group) and John Roe (BTR Trading) are longtime members of NIBA – each has volunteered to plan and implement conferences and various other projects for years. The results of that election – along with various board-appointed positions, will be announced in December’s association newsletter.

NIBA welcomes Phillip Capital as an Annual Supporter. Phillip will continue to be an FCM member of the NIBA and will join with other Annual Supporters to promote NIBA conferences, our newsletter and other projects.

You may have noticed our website has a new look. Adam Aronoff of GlossyDevelopment, a San Diego, CA firm, developed the new site for NIBA and migrated the current site info earlier this month. If you have questions about your IB or CTA membership listing, please contact Brad Janitz, [email protected]. If you need to update your Service Provider listing, contact Steve Petillo, [email protected]. Any other questions or updates, please contact Ryan Griffeth, [email protected].

Registration is open now for NIBA’s Annual New York City meeting. Scheduled for the afternoon of April 22, the meeting will be held for the 7th year in a row at the New York Athletic Club. Please let me know if you would like to work on the planning committee or at the event, [email protected]

Happy Turkey Day, Melinda

Melinda Schramm, Founder & Chairman
[email protected]