Export-Import Bank of the U.S. Announces It Will Begin Accepting Applications for 2024-2025 Advisory Committees

EXIM is Accepting Applications for Two Advisory Committees and Four Advisory Councils
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WASHINGTON – The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) today opened the application period for the following 2024-2025 committees and councils: Advisory Committee, Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee, Council on Climate and Energy Transition, Council on China Competition, Council on Small Business and Council on Advancing Women in Business. The application period begins today and will remain open through April 26, 2024.

“The recommendations of our Advisory committees and councils provides EXIM with industry expertise that helps guide the future of our agency,” said EXIM President and Chair Reta Jo Lewis. “Members are selected on a volunteer basis for their expertise in their respective fields and the knowledge they bring to EXIM is an invaluable tool as we continue working to support U.S. exporters and American jobs.”

EXIM’s Advisory Committee provides guidance to EXIM on the agency’s overall policies and programs, particularly on competitive financing to support American jobs through exports. The committee’s 17 members represent small business, environment, production, commerce, finance, agriculture, labor, services, state government, and the textile industry.

The Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee provides advice on strengthening and expanding EXIM financing support for U.S. manufactured goods and services in sub-Saharan Africa. The 11 committee members represent small business, banking, finance, trade promotion, and commerce.

The Council on Climate and Energy Transition advises how EXIM can further support U.S. exporters, pipeline development and American jobs in clean energy and meet congressional mandates to support and promote environmentally beneficial renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy storage exports.

The Council on China Competition offers guidance on advancing the comparative leadership of the United States with respect to China and supporting U.S. innovation and employment through competitive export finance.

The Council on Small Business provides guidance to help more American small business exporters find new markets, achieve more sales, and lower the risk of selling internationally.

The Council on Advancing Women in Business advises how EXIM can reach more women business leaders and owners and better consider equity goals set in the agency’s strategy.

Candidates wishing to be considered for membership on any committee or council must complete an online questionnaire and submit a biography, headshot, and letter of interest demonstrating relevant knowledge, experience, and qualifications by 5:30 PM EDT on April 26, 2024.

For more information, please contact advisory@exim.gov.

About EXIM: 

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) is the nation’s official export credit agency with the mission of supporting American jobs by facilitating U.S. exports. To advance American competitiveness and assist U.S. businesses as they compete for global sales, EXIM offers financing including export credit insurance, working capital guarantees, loan guarantees, and direct loans. As an independent federal agency, EXIM contributes to U.S. economic growth by supporting tens of thousands of jobs in exporting businesses and their supply chains across the United States. Learn more at www.exim.gov.