Public Announcements

  • 05/23/2022 10:54 PM | Billie Jean (BJ) Cary (Administrator)

    You still have time to submit your application for a Conference Scholarship valued at $400.  But hurry, the deadline is midnight, Friday, May 27th.   Just follow the instructions, answer 5 questions and submit to our Director of Education & Training, D’Lynn Lane  via email.  Don’t miss out on this great FWIT opportunity! 

    Conference Scholarship Application 2022 - First Time Attendee.pdf

    Conference Scholarship Application 2022 - Returning Attendee.pdf

  • 05/16/2022 6:22 PM | Billie Jean (BJ) Cary (Administrator)

    The FRB has contacted our Association leadership requesting our members' feedback regarding a paper on digital currency. 

    The Federal Reserve is seeking FWIT member input on a recently published a discussion paper that examines the pros and cons of a potential U.S. central bank digital currency (CBDC). In this paper, a CBDC is defined as a digital liability of a central bank that is widely available to the general public. While Americans have long held money in digital form, a CBDC would differ from existing digital money available to the general public because a CBDC would be a liability of the Federal Reserve. The paper concludes with a request for public comment on specific questions in the paper, the first step in a public discussion between the Federal Reserve and stakeholders about CBDC.

    The paper and FWIT do not favor any policy outcome. The comment period is open until 5/20/2022.

    Please visit to share your thoughts with the FRB on a potential CBDC. 

    You can also post thoughts to share with your fellow FWIT members on our Discussion Forum in the Members Area.

  • 04/22/2022 6:51 AM | Billie Jean (BJ) Cary (Administrator)

    Choose Your Next - Choose to attend the FWIT 2022 Conference in beautiful downtown San Antonio!

    Scholarships totaling $4,000 are available for 5 First Time attendees and 5 Returning attendees.  Full details are described in the applications found on the News/Awards & Scholarships page. Apply today!  Deadline for submission is May 27, 2022.  Winners will be announced June 13th!

  • 03/25/2022 1:00 PM | Joy Duling (FWIT Website Support) (Administrator)

    FWIT's 2022 General Education Scholarship winners have been announced!

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  • 11/01/2020 11:55 AM | Joy Duling (FWIT Website Support) (Administrator)

    FWIT's 12th Annual Conference has been promoted on page 11 of IBAT's Nov/Dec issue of the The Texas Independent Banker November-December 2020 ( (the former Banker's Digest magazine).

    Thank you to IBAT for this in-kind contribution as part of their 2020-2021 sponsorship!

  • 04/01/2020 11:58 AM | Joy Duling (FWIT Website Support) (Administrator)

    Congratulations to Hazel Davis, FWIT Association Vice President 2020-2021, who was one of nine Texas bankers selected by the Texas Bankers Foundation as an Emerging Leader in the banking industry!

    TBA Foundation 2020 Emerging Leaders

  • 11/01/2018 12:00 PM | Joy Duling (FWIT Website Support) (Administrator)

    FWIT has been featured in an article titled "Texas women in banking - yesterday, today and tomorrow" by Gary Claxton, TBA Chairman, in Texas Banking Magazine.

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