Committees

Thank you to all who have signed up to participate on the following MMLA Committees. Volunteering is a very rewarding experience and will add value to your membership. Pick a committee that is of interest to you and get involved today. You will be glad you did.

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Annual Lending Conference Committee

Chairperson:  Andrew baker, Lake Michigan Credit Union

Purpose

To organize the Annual Lending Conference each August, providing quality educational sessions and social activities for members and guests.

Goals

  • To achieve a successful conference which provides networking opportunities and quality educational sessions for all attendees.

  • To successfully solicit and procure sponsorship dollars, speakers and entertainment for the enjoyment of the attendees.


Membership and Public Relations Committee

Chairperson:  Trinity Lancione, MMLA

Purpose

To promote and foster an understanding and appreciation for the real estate finance industry in the communities that we serve.  To ensure that association membership is recognized as the "Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval.”  Actively solicit and recruit new members and enhance member communications.

Goals

  • Increase statewide membershipthrough ongoing solicitations and calling programs.
  • Promote and supplement MMLA value-added services
  • Achieve wider visibility for the association among consumers and real estate finance industry professionals
  • Create ongoing efforts to enhance the use of website services for members
  • Increase awareness of the MMLA to the general public.
  • Provide information to members in a useful and effective manner
  • Achieve wider visibility for the association among consumers and real estate finance industry professionals
  • Create ongoing efforts to enhance the use of website, social media and newsletter services for members

Education Committee

Education Consultant:  Audrey Acquisti, MSource Training & Consulting, Inc.

Purpose

To evaluate industry practices, exchange ideas, and educate association members on any new or timely topics.   Work with chapter committee liaisons to coordinate educational events around the state.

Goals

  • To organize and promote a seminar or speakers for seminars which cover the latest practices, trends, and key issues

  • To organize annual seminars on key topics to mortgage professionals

  • To provide educational opportunities valuable to MMLA members

  • To increase the understanding of mortgage related issues


Installation Banquet CommitteE

Chairperson:  Alice Whited, MGIC

Purpose:

To organize the annual banquet in November for the installation of MMLA officers and board members.

Goals

  • To organize a successful annual banquet which includes the installation of the Officers and Board members.

  • Host cocktail receptions - one honoring past presidents, CMB's, board members and high-level MORBANPAC contributors and a separate one for the general membership prior to the banquet and program.

  • Schedule a keynote speaker (typically the newly installed President of the Mortgage Bankers Association). Obtain speaker biography, arrange for transportation and lodging. Communicate time line to speaker (10 to 15 minute speech) immediately followed by giving the Installation Oath of Office to the Officers and Board members.


MId Michigan chapter

Purpose

To organize educational seminar session(s) which discuss the latest trends and issues in the mortgage origination arena.  Also, plan and promote local social events and golf outings for the enjoyment of members in the Greater Lansing and MidMichigan Region.

Goals

  • To organize a seminar or speakers for an association educational day covering the latest trends and issues in the mortgage origination arena.

  • To provide association members with current information regarding mortgage issues.

  • Keep area mortgage industry professionals connected through education and social events, including but not limited to luncheons, breakfast meetings, golf outing and holiday party.

MID CHAPTER LEADERSHIP CONTACT INFORMATION


Southeast Michigan Chapter

Purpose

To organize educational seminar session(s) which discuss the latest trends and issues in the mortgage origination arena.  Also, plan and promote local social events and golf outings for the enjoyment of members in the Metro-Detroit area.

Goals

  • To organize a seminar or speakers for an association educational day covering the latest trends and issues in the mortgage origination arena.

  • To provide association members with current information regarding mortgage issues.

  • Keep area mortgage industry professionals connected through education and social events including, but not limited to:  Golf Outing and Holiday Party.

SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN LEADERSHIP CONTACT INFORMATION

  Social Committee Chair:  Maureen Townson, Genworth Mortgage Insurance Co.

  Golf Committee Chair:  Dawn Burdick, Potestivo & Associates, P.C.

  Luncheon Committee Chair:  Michael Fontana, Guaranteed Rate, Inc.

  Holiday Party Chair:  Paula Rosneck, Essent Guaranty, Inc.


West Michigan Chapter

Purpose

To organize educational seminar session(s) which discuss the latest trends and issues in the mortgage origination arena.  Also, plan and promote local social events and golf outings for the enjoyment of members in the greater Grand Rapids and Western Michigan areas.

Goals

  • To organize a seminar or speakers for an association educational day covering the latest trends and issues in the mortgage origination arena.

  • To provide association members with current information regarding mortgage issues.

  • Keep area mortgage industry professionals connected through education and social events including, but not limited to:  Golf Outing and Holiday Party.

WEST MICHIGAN LEADERSHIP CONTACT INFORMATION

   Sr. Advisors: Dan Grzywacz, CMB, Mortgage 1, Inc.
                        David Jackson, Evolve Bank & Trust
                        Diana Meyer, John A. Meyer Appraisal

   Membership/Sponsorship Committee: 
                       Casey Vinton, Envoy Mortgage
                        Grant Hall, Waddell & Reed

   Golf Committee: 
                       Amy Hayes, Parks Title Company
                       Alstair Lynch, The Lynch Agency - Farm Bureau Insurance

    Community Events Committee: 
                       Julie Bacon, Lake Michigan Credit Union
                       Josh Nawrot, Northern Mortgage
                       Anthony Mosley, VanDyk Mortgage Company

     Holiday Party Committee: 
                      Lydia Vanderveen, Arch Mortgage Insurance Co.
                      Janice Hurt, Lake Michigan Credit Union

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