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Committees

 

Annual Conference

The Annual Conference Committee leads the planning and directs the execution of the AARMR Annual Conference. To learn more, see the AARMR Annual Conference Committee Mission and Charter.

Rod Carnes, Co-chair
Georgia Dept. of Banking & Finance
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Ellena Meier, Co-chair
Texas Dept. of Savings and Mortgage Lending
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Kirsten Anderson
Oregon Division of Finance & Corp Securities
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Clifford Charland
Maryland Office of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation
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Charles Clark
Washington Department of Financial Institutions
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Chris Romano
Montana Division of Banking and Financial Institutions
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Kareeme Tucker
North Carolina Office of the Commissioner of Banks
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Jeremy Windham
Alabama State Banking Dept.
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Bylaws

The purpose of the Bylaws Committee is to ensure periodic review of the Bylaws and, when needed, to propose amendments to the Bylaws to the Board for consideration.

To learn more about this Committee, view the following documents:

AARMR's Bylaws

AARMR Bylaws Committee Mission and Charter

Assignments as Directed by the Board


Communications

The Communications Committee promotes the effective and timely exchange of information among the states, including soliciting information for the AARMR newsletter and overseeing the All States Regulator calls.

Doug Schneider, Chair
Oregon
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Education

The Education Committee develops and conducts two schools annually dealing with mortgage examination, compliance, fraud, federal and state initiatives, and other areas of concern for administrators and their examiners and investigators. The committee should solicit input from AARMR members in developing the curriculum and location for such schools, and submit its proposals to the AARMR Board. The Education Committee has traditionally been chaired by a Chairperson or co-Chairpersons.

Richard Cortes, Chair
Connecticut
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Kirsten Anderson
Oregon
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Kevin Cuff
Massachusetts
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Jill Orrison
North Carolina
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Chris Romano
Montana
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Kareeme Tucker
North Carolina
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Emerging Issues

The Emerging Issues Committee identifies emerging issues and trends related to the supervision of mortgage companies and related laws, and submits recommendations to the Board of Directors.

Assignments as Directed by the Board
 

Ellena Meier, Chair
Texas SML
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Sarah W. Garfield
North Carolina
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Alison Kiyotoki
Hawaii
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Finance

The mission of the Finance Committee is to assist the Board with developing and monitoring AARMR’s budget, financial strategies and financial position.​ To learn more, view the AARMR Finance Committee Mission and Charter.

Chris Romano, Chair
Montana
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Clifford Charland
Maryland
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Mark Hastie
Minnesota
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Jeremy Windham
Alabama
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Legislation & Policy

The Legislation & Policy Committee shall act as a legislative, regulatory, and litigation information clearinghouse for AARMR members. The Committee shall draft written comments to proposed rules, regulations, and legislation. The Committee shall also distribute information regarding relevant proposed policies, rulemaking or proposed or enacted legislation.

Lauren E. Winters, Chair
Oregon
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Ruth Barry
Massachusetts
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Justin Burse
Kentucky
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David DeCarlo
Illinois
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Mark Hastie
Minnesota
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Membership

To secure and maintain membership of all state and U.S. territory residential mortgage regulators and affiliate members by ensuring that AARMR has an active membership program targeted toward the overall goal of the organization.

Assignments as Directed by the Board

 


Multistate Mortgage Committee (MMC)

The Multistate Mortgage Committee (MMC) is a representative body of state mortgage regulators appointed by CSBS and AARMR to represent the examination interests of the combined states under the Nationwide Cooperative Protocol and Agreement for Mortgage Supervision. The MMC's primary focus is on nationwide lenders operating in 10 or more states. (Term expiration is listed next to the member) (*=AARMR Appointee)​​

Anya Tabb*, Chair (12/2022)
Washington
Kristin Rice, Vice Chair (12/2022)
North Carolina
Christine Brooks (12/2023)
Maryland
Rich Cortes(12/2022)
Connecticut
Brenda Fanning* (12/2023)
Wyoming
Allie Wessel* (12/2023)
Wisconsin
Mark Hastie*(12/2022)
Minnesota
Sheila Oliver (12/2023)
California DFPI
Anthony Polidori (12/2023)
Idaho

Jeremy Windham* (12/2022)
Alabama

   
MMC News

 


Nominating

The purpose of the Nominating Committee is to solicit the membership for nominees and make recommendations to the Board for nominees who will be on the ballot to stand for election to the Board. The Committee will work toward composing a diverse board with the necessary skills to serve the organization. To learn more, see the AARMR Nominating Committee Mission and Charter.

Assignments as Directed by the Board


State Coordinating Committee (SCC)

The State Coordinating Committee (SCC) is the multi-state regulatory oversight group responsible for the coordination of multi-state non-bank financial services exams with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Melanie Hall, Chairman
Montana
Kirsten Anderson
Oregon
Riley Bergstedt
Utah
Mike , Staff Director
CSBS
George  Corda
New York
Carmine Costa
Connecticut
Hailey Nolan
Kentucky
Karen  Heede
Virginia
Anthony Polidori
Idaho
Iris Ikeda
Hawaii
Susan Hancock
Virginia