Release Date: 03/24/2011
(POCATELLO) Ralph G. Cottle has been appointed to Idaho Housing and Finance Association’s (IHFA’s) Board of Commissioners. Cottle, the President of Citizens Community Bank in Pocatello, brings 35 years of banking experience to the Board. He is actively involved in the community and participates in Rotary, Boy Scouts of America, the Pocatello Chamber of Commerce, Idaho Food Bank, and is a member of the Bannock Development Corp. board. He is a graduate of the College of Business at Idaho State University in Pocatello. He has an advanced certificate from Pacific Coast Banking School and has participated in various banking seminars and workshops throughout his career.
“Idaho Housing and Finance Association is pleased to welcome someone with Mr. Cottle’s financial expertise to our board,” Gerald M. Hunter, president and executive director said. “His background will be invaluable in helping us address housing issues across the state.”
Cottle will be serving on the seven-member Board, whose members are appointed by the Governor to four-year terms and typically represent different regions of the state.
IHFA is a self-supporting organization and uses no state funds or state employees to support its operations.
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