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Working With FPA of Illinois Members

Following is a list of FPA of Illinois committees. Let us know which committee(s) you're interested in serving by clicking here and completing this form.

Career Development Committee

Work with academia. To assist individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in financial planning with three different initiatives: The Internship Program, Mid-career/Mentorship Program, and a Regional CFP Residency Program. Work closely with universities in the Midwest Region who offer a financial planning degree and recruit financial planning firms to participate in the internship program.  Volunteer Now!


Communications Committee

In addition to publishing the twice monthly E-Bulletin and the quarterly newsletter, we coordinate promotion of all chapter and council activities. Volunteer Now!


Finance Committee 

If money is your game. The finance committee is responsible for budgeting and managing the day-to-day financial activities of the Chapter. Review, prepare and coordinate budgets for the State board as well as the councils. Volunteer Now!


CAP (Conference for Advanced Planning) Committee

Rise to the top. Take part in creating the marquis event of the year for FPA Illinois – our annual Financial Forum held each fall. The event, while challenging in its design, is the assembling point for our members. Committee members will be involved in planning everything from breakout sessions to keynote speakers. Come bring your creative forces. Volunteer Now!


Government Relations Committee

Have a passion for politics. Help develop relationships and contacts with local state legislators and administrators as well as state legislative staff. Organize groups of members to visit these legislators and administrators locally and in Springfield. Volunteer Now!


Partnership/Sponsorship Committee

Raising the bar. A new area of concentration and focus for the Chapter, committee members will be exploring ways to develop a true partnership with those who support and deliver financial planning. This committee should be comprised of high minded individuals who have an ability to think “outside the box” in generating methods, ideas and plans to create a new and exciting atmosphere for our members and partners. Volunteer Now!


Pro Bono Committee

It’s what you give. Promote the awareness of the Illinois FPA by providing pro-bono financial planning services to targeted audiences. Increase the public's awareness of the value of financial planning by publicizing the Illinois FPA pro-bono financial planning activities. Volunteer Now!


Professional Alliances and Community Service Committee

Do you play well with others? Help identify groups on a local, regional, or state level who share similar concerns and issues related to the financial services industry. Coordinate the development and ongoing relationship with such groups and seek opportunities to sponsor joint initiatives. Volunteer Now!


Programs Committee

Take center stage. Help develop, organize and create energizing, entertaining and informative membership programs. Meet with some of the country’s biggest names in investing, finance, money matters and more. Volunteer Now!


Membership Committee 

Build stronger bonds. Reach out to those who deliver and support the financial planning process but are not yet at the Heart of Financial Planning. Volunteer Now!


Public Awareness Committee

Newsworthy? Help develop and maintain a network of contacts to act as a responsive resource for our media partners. Provide a list of media trained FPA of Illinois to serve as a resource in articles on financial services and issues. Help promote central activities such as Pro Bono and with Council committees to support public relations efforts at the council level. We also coordinate all Public Awareness and Public Events activities such as Media Relations, Money Smart Week, and National Financial Planning Day. Large and active, there is always room for long and short term interests of member volunteers. Volunteer Now!


Technology Committee

Are you a talented techie? The FPA of Illinois website is undergoing a complete overhaul. Continue the development process with your tech savvy insights in how technology can bring us all closer together. Join the committee that lifted FPA of Illinois as a national leader in technology. Volunteer Now!

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