Paul Kohler, President and CEO of Charter Bank, Eau Claire, has been selected to become the 2018-2019 WBA vice chair by the WBA Nominating Committee. The nominating committee, which is comprised of the current WBA officers and recent past chairmen from WBA and CBW, also selected the following candidates to fill seats on the WBA Board of Directors: Jerry Jacobson, Northwestern Bank, Chippewa Falls (Group 1); Daniel Peterson, The Stephenson National Bank and Trust, Marinette (Group 2); Thomas Reil, Waldo State Bank (Group 3); Donna Hoppenjan, Mound City Bank, Platteville (Group 4). Pursuant to the WBA Bylaws, the above candidates shall be considered elected on April 2 unless other nominees are offered by petition submitted to the WBA office by April 1.