First Federal CEO Zahn is second vice chairman for state bank group

Members of the 2019 board of directors of the Indiana Bankers Association (IBA) have assumed positions, effective Jan. 1. Board members were elected at the IBA Annual Convention last September.

Andrew J. Briggs, of Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Archbold, OH, was elected chairman.

Michael S. Zahn, of First Federal Savings Bank, Huntington, was elected second vice chairman.

Northeast Region directors are Jeffrey W. Gump, Farmers and Merchants Bank, LaOtto; Garry D. Kleer, First Bank, Richmond; and Michael C. Rechin, First Merchants Bank, Muncie.

The functions of the board are to develop IBA policy and to establish long-range goals and objectives. The board also helps determine the association’s legislative programs and positions on issues affecting the Indiana banking community.