December 14, 2008

Steve Stenehjem has been named Chairman of the board of directors of the ICBA Services Network (Washington, D.C.), the business services subsidiary of the Independent Community Bankers of America. Stenehjem is chairman of First International Bank & Trust (Watford City, N.D.)

Stenehjem's previous ICBA leadership roles include a two year term on the ICBA Bancard board of directors. He currently serves as chairman of the ICBA Reinsurance board of directors.

First International Bank & Trust is a full service, independent community bank and member of the FDIC. The bank is an active participant of ICBA Bancard, ICBA Reinsurance and ICBA Securities.