A. Member – Any financial institution doing business within the Commonwealth, whose admission is approved by the Board of Directors, in its sole discretion, may become a Virginia 1st Member upon payment of applicable dues and/or assessments.
B. Strategic Partner – Public sector agencies and non-financial private sector enterprises, whose admission is approved by the Board of Directors, in its sole discretion, who are committed to improving the resiliency of the financial sector and the overall recovery of the Commonwealth’s economy, in the aftermath of a disaster. Virginia 1st Strategic Partners are permitted to attend and participate in all meetings of Members but are not entitled to vote and are not subject to dues or assessments.
Virginia’s financial industry business continuity planning coalition, comprised of volunteers organized to;
- Address the Department of Homeland Security issues effecting the financial industry in Virginia.
- Develop and maintain relationships with City, County, State and Federal Agencies and private industries which have an impact on business continuity.
- Enhance the financial industry’s capability to respond to and recover from disastrous situations.