The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) has elected its Board of Directors for the 2011 membership year at MBA's 97th Annual Convention & Expo in Atlanta. The Board of Directors will be chaired by Michael D. Berman, CMB, president and chief executive officer of CWCapital of Needham, Mass. MBA's Board of Directors consists of 21 elected members and one ex-officio member, MBA President and Chief Executive Officer John A. Courson. Four are from the Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Board of Governors (COMBOG), four are from the Residential/Single-Family Board of Governors (RESBOG), one is the Chairman of MORPAC, four are MBA Officers, four are members at large, three are associate members and one represents state and local mortgage banker associations. The board of directors sets the strategic direction for MBA and also manages the affairs of the association, including developing association-wide policies and approving the budget. The newly elected members of MBA's Board of Directors are: ►Jack M. Cohen, CMB, Cohen Financial ►Dan Crockett, Franklin American Mortgage Company ►John V. Konyk, Weiner Brodsky Sidman Kider PC ►William J. Krochalis, Sterling National Corporation ►J. David Motley, CMB, Colonial National Mortgage ►Edward Padilla, CMB, NorthMarq Capital LLC ►Joseph R. Reppert, CoreLogic ►Brian F. Stoffers, CMB, CBRE Capital Markets ►G. Todd White, CMB, Arvest Mortgage Company ►Marsha L. Williams Esq., Middleberg Riddle & Gianna/MRG Document Technologies Members remaining on the Board of Directors are: ►Gary Acosta, Prado Mortgage ►Michael D. Berman, CMB, CWCapital ►E.J. Burke, KeyBank Real Estate Capital ►Garry Cipponeri, Chase ►William Cosgrove, CMB, Union National Mortgage Co. ►John A. Courson, Mortgage Bankers Association ►Henry V. Cunningham, Jr., CMB, Cunningham & Company ►Tari L. Flannery, CMB, M&T Realty Capital Corp. ►Rodrigo Lopez, CMB, Amerisphere Multifamily Finance LLC ►Debra W. Still, CMB, Pulte Mortgage LLC ►Robert E. Story, Jr., CMB, Seattle Financial Group ►Michael W. Young, Cenlar FSB For more information, visit www.mortgagebankers.org.