FTA committees are comprised of board members and non-board member volunteers. Committees are chaired by board members to help the FTA reach our goals and are an integral part of our day-to-day operations. If you would like to volunteer to become a board member or committee member, please contact Dr. Asebedo ([email protected]) for more information. 
 
Executive Committee

Purpose
: The purpose of the Executive Committee is to implement strategic planning goals and to ensure that the goals and standards of the Financial Therapy Association are met and upheld.

Chair
:
President, Sarah Asebedo

Members
:
President-Elect, Meghaan Lurtz 
Past-President, Megan Ford 
Treasurer, Bruce Ross 
Secretary, Megan McCoy
 
Social Media & Marketing Committee

Purpose
: The purpose of the Social Media & Marketing Committee is to develop and implement communications to members and non-members on behalf of the FTA.

Chair

Megan McCoy

Members

Tracey Ann Gordineer
Preston Cherry 
Natasha Knox
Paige Rechtman
 
Special Topics Webinar Committee

Purpose
: The purpose of the Special Topics Webinar Committee is to plan and support special topics webinars and educational content for the FTA.

Chair
:
Megan McCoy

Members
:
Preston Cherry
Sarah Asebedo
Megan Ford
 
Membership Committee

Purpose
: The purpose of the Membership Committee is to recruit new members to the FTA, assist with membership retention, membership communications, and general member support.

Chair

Ed Kizer

Members

Josh Harris
Preston Cherry
 
Business Development Committee

Purpose
: The purpose of the Business Development Committee is to develop new and diversified revenue sources through donations, grants, sponsorships, product offerings, and/or services to fund FTA goals and to meet member needs.

Chair
:
Bruce Ross, Treasurer

Members
:
Meghaan Lurtz
Elaine Gorgan Luttrull
 
Regulatory Committee

Purpose
: The purpose of the Regulatory Committee is to develop and execute the certification in financial therapy, and to do so, has three subcommittees: Examination, Education, and Oversight.

Chair
:
Megan Ford, Past-President

Members
:
Kristy Archuleta
Rick Kahler
Sarah Asebedo
Bruce Ross
Ed Coambs
Josh Harris

Regulatory Subcommittee: Education
Purpose: The purpose of the Education Committee is to develop, manage, and present materials to support members seeking CFT-I™, CFT-II™, & CFT-III™ educational competencies.

Chair
: Megan Ford

Members
:
Rick Kahler
Sarah Asebedo

Regulatory Subcommittee: Examination
Purpose: The purpose of the Examination Committee is to develop, monitor, and implement the CFT-I™, CFT-II™, & CFT-III™ exams.

Chair
:
Josh Harris

Members:

Bruce Ross
Sarah Asebedo
Ed Coambs
Kristy Archuleta

Regulatory Subcommittee: Oversight
Purpose: The purpose of the Oversight Committee is to ensure the administrative aspects of certification are addressed.

Co-Chairs
:
Megan Ford
Sarah Asebedo
 
2019 Conference Committee

Purpose
: The purpose of the Conference Committee is to develop, plan, and assist in executing conferences for the FTA.

Chair

Meghaan Lurtz

Members

Bruce Ross
Josh Harris
Ed Coambs
Shawn Waked
Elaine Gorgan Luttrull
 
A special thanks to our non-board member volunteers:
 
Dr. Kristy Archuleta, Kansas State University
 
Tracey Ann Gordineer, CFP®
 
Natasha Knox, CFP®
 
Shawn Waked
Rick Kahler, CFP®, ChFC®, MSFP