Membership: Representing all Texas banking institutions, the Texas Bankers Association brings together community and regional banks and branches, bank holding companies and savings institutions.
Benefits: The mission of the Texas Bankers Association is to "meet the growing needs of our members with education, information and advocacy." TBA members benefit from legislative advocacy, a variety of educational offerings ranging from telephone seminars to week-long schools; and several publications designed to keep bankers informed of trends, legislation, regulatory matters and others.
Value: The value of TBA membership far exceeds the cost of dues. With the same dedication and commitment you use to serve your customers and communities, the TBA pledges to help you succeed in today's challenging financial services environment.
Staff: A staff of more than 30 employees is ready and willing to help TBA members with their specific needs.
Boards, Councils & Committees: TBA is governed by a Board of Directors, representing member banks of all asset sizes from across the state. In addition, a variety of councils and committees help guide the association and provide input on various issues, from formulating positions on banking legislation to helping develop the programs for TBA conferences. Councils and Committees include:
Periodicals: Members of the Texas Bankers Association receive a variety of publications designed to keep them up-to-date on banking trends and issues, as well as legislative and regulatory developments. Texas Banking magazine, published monthly, has a circulation of more than 7,000. The CEO Report is e-mailed on an as-needed basis and contains late-breaking news, while Texas Banking Weekly, which is e-mailed on Wednesdays, contains news about TBA programs and events, legislative updates and a weekly compliance article.
Foundation: The Texas Bankers Foundation is the charitable arm of the Texas Bankers Association. TBF promotes excellence within the industry by providing educational scholarships to bankers and students and promoting bank community outreach and involvement through the Cornerstone Awards and 50-Year Banker Awards. The Foundation also funds the Robbery Reward Program to help prevent and discourage crimes against Texas banks and their employees.