Leadership Appointments to Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Community Financial Institutions Advisory Group

August 24, 2011

San Francisco, CA – The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco announced leadership appointments for the Twelfth District Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (CDIAC); the council was formed earlier this year. John V. Evans, Jr., CEO, DL Evans Bank, Burley, ID, was appointed as chairman, and Ronald Barrick, president and CEO of Advantis Credit Union, Milwaukie, OR, was appointed as vice chairman. Mr. Evans will also serve as the District’s representative to meet twice a year with the Board of Governors in Washington D.C.

In addition, it was announced that Darin B. Moody, president and CEO of Utah First Federal Credit Union, Salt Lake City, UT, is the newest member of the council. Mr. Moody will serve a three-year term.

The CDIAC represents banks, thrift institutions and credit unions of various sizes within the Twelfth District. The council provides input to the Bank’s senior management on a variety of topics, including economic and banking conditions, regulatory policies, and payment issues.

The balance of the council includes:

  • William E. Castle, President and CEO, South Valley Bank and Trust, Klamath Falls, OR
  • James E. Christensen, President and CEO, Gateway Commercial Bank, Mesa, AZ
  • Daniel J. Doyle, President and CEO, Central Valley Community Bank, Fresno, CA
  • Constance H. Lau, Chairman, American Savings Bank, Honolulu, HI
  • Arvind A. Menon, President and CEO , Meadows Bank, Las Vegas, NV
  • James R. Woolwine, Chairman, Presidio Bank, San Francisco, CA

Matthew Schiffgens
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
(415) 974-3246

Carol Eckert
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
(415) 977-3853


The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (SF Fed) serves the public by promoting a healthy, sustainable economy, and supporting the nation’s financial and payment systems. With offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Portland and Phoenix, the Bank serves the Twelfth Federal Reserve District, which includes one-fifth of the nation’s population and represents the world’s fourth-largest economy. As part of the nation’s central bank, the SF Fed informs monetary policy, regulates banks, administers certain consumer protection laws and acts as a financial partner to the U.S. government.