Financial Planning Association of Greater St Louis Committees
Education/Career Development Committee
Coordinate internship opportunities. Liaison with local colleges with Finance and Financial Planning programs to promote FPA. Coordinate student requests for shadowing professionals. If supporting the future generation of planners is the way that you would like to give back, contact Dr. Tom Eyssell.
Government Relations Committee
Help this committee keep Missouri legislators and staff and the departments related to securities, real estate, and insurance informed of industry trends affecting the financial planning community. FPA National organizes and coordinates events that our local chapters can carry out. If you would like to represent the FPA in this way contact Alan Robbins.
Plan and attend new member events such as; breakfasts, happy hours, golf events, and community service group events. Welcome new members at chapter meetings and events. If you are a social person or would like to get to know more of your colleagues in the profession, this is the volunteer opportunity for you. Contact Rick Imhoff.
Work with our existing sponsors and obtain new sponsors for the chapter so that the organization has financing for the chapter meetings, events, and cover operations. If you would like to help in this way contact Steve Bruce.
Pro Bono Committee
Do you want to do good and feel good? This is the team for you. FPA of St. Louis is contacted on a regular basis for help with financial literacy initiatives, pro-bono financial counseling opportunities through organizations, delivering educational workshops/classes, tax preparation assistance, and numerous other opportunities. The Financial Planning Days opportunity also falls under this committee. If you would like to help organize or deliver this type of assistance this is the group for you. Contact Sean Smith.
Come be a part of the team that creates the schedule of chapter meeting topics and speakers. Work with the committee members to determine general topics to be covered during the program year. Research potential speakers, their presentations, and content. Help coordinate speaker schedules and venue availability with the topics needing to be covered. Help coordinate the materials needed for programs that will qualify for continuing education credits. Create materials to inform members about the speaker’s background, qualifications, and content of presentation. If influencing the types of speakers and educational content that we have at our chapter meetings is something that appeals to you, contact Jason Sandfort to give back in this way.
Public Relations Committee
Join this team in supporting the other committees in their efforts and in furthering the financial planning profession. Be a resource for the media after receiving media training from FPA national. Contact Dan Hummert.