Joining a committee is a great way to connect with like-minded members, lend your voice and expertise to an industry initiative, and increase your exposure. You’ll make SFNet better for our entire secured lending community.

SFNet Committee involvement is open to employees of SFNet member companies. To see if your company is a member, click here.

The mission of SFNet's committees is to look at issues in special interest areas, to provide guidance to SFNet, and to assist in formulating products, services or advocacy positions for the greater good of SFNet members and the industry at large.

Committee members serve from October 1 to September 30 each year. Most Committees meet online monthly and require active participation. The meeting schedule is at the discretion of the Chairperson. 

Explore the list of committees below to find the right fit for you:

 

SFNet Advocacy Committee

Defines SFNet’s positions and recommends action to effectively deal with proposed state and federal legislation and regulations affecting the secured finance industry.

SFNet Chapters Committee

Aligns regional and national programming, develops and shares best practices.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SFNet Convention Planning

Development of panels, speakers, venue selection and more for the SFNet Annual Convention.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SFNet Data Committee

The Data Committee assists in the development of SFNet’s data and research initiatives, including the Market Sizing & Impact Study and the semi-annual Market Pulse report, and also provides insights, analysis and development of the SFNet ongoing Annual ABL & Factoring Surveys in addition to the SFNet Quarterly ABL reports.

SFNet Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee

Understands specific challenges and opportunities within our communities of interest and articulates the case for change. Complements and refines existing SFNet and Foundation policies and programs and supports our member’s initiatives.

SFNet Education Committee

Develops schools, workshops, seminars and other activities designed to provide ongoing education to members. The committee also conducts needs analyses to determine industry requirements.

SFNet Independent Finance Roundtable Committee

Plans the annual SFNet Independent Finance Roundtable.

 

 

 

 

 

SFNet Factoring Committee

Brings awareness to new and pending regulations and legislation affecting factors. This Committee also plans educational webinars, forums and panels geared toward the factoring community. 

 

 

SFNet Finance and Audit Committee

Supervises finance, accounting and auditing procedures for the association. Reviews the association's annual budget and quarterly financial results. Also recommends the selection of the independent auditors for the annual year-end audit. Committee members by invitation only.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SFNet International Finance Committee

Promotes secured lending globally by building on existing SFNet forums, educational programs, communications and advocacy efforts. Helps countries modernize their secured transactions laws, by working with the World Bank, United Nations, UNIDROIT and other international organizations.

SFNet Marketing Committee

Advances concepts and programs designed to communicate a positive image of our industry to the various publics interested in asset-based finance. The group also enhances data integrity and effectiveness of SFNet marketing initiatives.

SFNet Membership Committee

Studies and evaluates procedures for accepting members. Develops plans for retaining and increasing membership. Studies potential new types of membership. Reviews prospective applicants for membership.

 

SFNet Women in Secured Finance Committee

Promotes the advancement of women in leadership within the secured finance industry through networking, education and advocacy.







SFNet YoPro Committee

Focuses on more deeply engaging young professionals through networking and professional development initiatives.

TSL Advisory Council

Assists editorial staff in content ideas for our print and digital publications. Members are asked to also submit content, where possible.

To inquire about volunteering, click the link below and fill out our Committee Involvement form.
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