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Barnard reelected to Dallas Fed board

For immediate release: January 12, 2005

DALLAS—David S. Barnard of Gatesville, Texas, has been re-elected to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas board of directors by its member banks. He will serve a three-year term ending Dec. 31, 2007.

Barnard has served on the Dallas Fed board since January 2002. He is chairman and chief executive officer of National Bank in Gatesville.
He started his banking career in 1968 with The First National Bank of Dallas.

He is the past director of the Texas Bankers Association and the American Bankers Association’s Community Bankers Council. He served on the Regional Council of the Independent Bankers Bank and the advisory board of the Independent Bankers Capital Fund, LP.

Barnard has a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics, a master of business administration degree in finance from Texas Tech University and is a graduate of the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at Southern Methodist University.

Each Federal Reserve Bank has a nine-member board of directors. Three members represent commercial banks, three represent the public and three are appointed by the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C.

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