foundation of the MBA's government relations program is MissBankPAC, which
works to keep good candidates in office. This member-supported political
action committee is the banker's voice in the choice of quality political
MissBankPAC is the Mississippi Bankers
Association Political Action Committee, a statewide voluntary, non-profit,
unincorporated association of individual Mississippi bankers.
represents banks and thrifts, both large and small, from all areas of
Mississippi, in the political process. It consists of a State Fund, which makes
contributions to Mississippi elections, and a Federal Fund, which makes contributions
to federal elections.
The MissBankPAC Federal Fund is an affiliated committee
of the American Bankers Association BankPac and transfers and receives funds to
and from ABA BankPac as allowed by federal law. It is registered under the
Federal Election Campaign Act and operates in strict compliance with it.
State Fund is registered with the Mississippi Secretary of State and operates
in strict compliance with that office. Both funds file reports with these
agencies as required by law.
For more information about government
relations and MissBankPAC, contact Gordon Fellows at the
MBA at 601-948-6366.