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Trips sponsored by

American Bankers Association


Total cost of 79 trips: $126,988.35


Traveler: Kate Scheeler (from the office of Charles Schumer)
Destination: NYC
Purpose: MEETING CANCELLED SUBSEQUENT TO TRAINED-MEETING WITH CHASE, CITIGRAPH OFFICIALS REGARDING MONEY LAUNDERING
Date: Feb 14, 2000
Expense: $250.00
source

Traveler: Lendell Porterfield (from the office of Richard Shelby)
Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A SENATE & HOUSE BANKING COMM PANEL DISCUSSING ON THE AGENDA FOR THE COMMITTEES IN THE SECOND SESSION OF THE 106TH CONGRESS
Date: Feb 24, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,528.00
source

Traveler: Jeanne Roslanowick (from the office of John Lafalce)
Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCE/SPEAKING ON PANEL
Date: Feb 24, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,941.75
source

Traveler: Martin Mcguinness (from the office of Pete Sessions)
Destination: LEGISLATIVE LIASON ADVISORY CTTE ANNUAL MTG.
Purpose: CONG. SESSIONS ADDRESS TO GROUP
Date: Feb 24, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,680.00
source

Traveler: Jack Reed (from the office of Jack Reed)
Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Purpose: SPEECH AT THE ANNUAL WINTER CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 25, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,977.00
source

Traveler: Matt Angle (from the office of Martin Frost)
Destination: DULLES TO ORLANDO
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE LIASON ADVISORY COMM. WINTER CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 25, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,038.26
source

Traveler: Pete Sessions (from the office of Pete Sessions)
Destination: ABA LEGISLATIVE LIASON ADVISORY CTTE
Purpose: ADDRESS TO ABA LLAC ANNUAL MTG.
Date: Feb 25, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $3,621.34
source

Traveler: John Phillips (from the office of Christopher Bond)
Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Purpose: IMPACT OF GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS ON BANKS AND MONEY LAUNDERING ISSUES
Date: Mar 13, 2000
Expense: $320.00
source

Traveler: Kate Scheeler (from the office of Charles Schumer)
Destination: NYC
Purpose: MEETING WITH OFFICIALS OF CHASE MANHATTAN, CITIGRAPH, JPMAYA REGARDING MONEY LAUNDERING
Date: Mar 13, 2000
Expense: $250.00
source

Traveler: Jonathan Berger (from the office of Jack Reed)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Mar 13, 2000
Expense: $412.50
source

Traveler: Dave Ebersole (from the office of Larry Combest)
Destination: BIG SKY, MT.
Purpose: AGRICULTURAL BANKERS MEETING
Date: Jul 7, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,385.51
source

Traveler: Jeff Harrison (from the office of Larry Combest)
Destination: BIG SKY, MONTANA
Purpose: DISCUSS CURRENT ISSUES WITH RURAL BANKERS COMMITTEE
Date: Jul 8, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,237.66
source

Traveler: Frank Murkowski (from the office of Frank Murkowski)
Destination: THE GREENBRIAR, WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Purpose: SPEECH AT ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Jul 14, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,690.45
source

Traveler: Terry Campbell (from the office of Chuck Hagel)
Destination: ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA
Purpose: PARTICIPATE ON A PANEL TO DISCUSS FINANCIAL PRIVACY
Date: Feb 15, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,619.50
source

Traveler: Vincent Randazzo (from the office of David Dreier)
Destination: ST. PETERSBURG, FL
Purpose: ATTEND AND SPEAK AT LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 15, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,611.35
source

Traveler: Jason Cole (from the office of Dennis Moore)
Destination: ST. PETERSBURG, FL
Purpose: PANELIST FOR ABA, ANNUAL LEGISLATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 15, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,733.67
source

Traveler: Donald Auerbach (from the office of Carolyn Maloney)
Destination: ST. PETERSBURG, FLA
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE FIRST HAND IN A LEARNING CONFERENCE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES ISSUES
Date: Feb 15, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,936.17
source

Traveler: Terry Haines (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: ST. PETERSBURG, FL
Purpose: SPEECH TO ABA-LLAC CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 15, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,098.19
source

Traveler: Kyle Gilster (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE WINTER CONFERENCE-I PARTICIPATED IN A PANEL
Date: Feb 15, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,527.60
source

Traveler: Amy Smith (from the office of Pat Toomey)
Destination: DC TO ST. PETERSBURG FLORIDA
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 15, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,693.41
source

Traveler: Pat Toomey (from the office of Pat Toomey)
Destination: DC - TAMPA, FL - PHILA
Purpose: SPEAK TO LEGISLATIVE LIAISON ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Date: Feb 15, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,309.53
source

Traveler: Brian Gaston (from the office of Richard Armey)
Destination: TAMPA, FLORIDA
Purpose: SPEAK TO CONFERENCE ON LEGISLATIVE AGENDA
Date: Feb 16, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,280.28
source

Traveler: Anthony Zaffirini (from the office of Charles Gonzalez)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL - PREDATORY LENDING SEMINAR
Date: May 3, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $682.00
source

Traveler: Pete Leon (from the office of Eliot Engel)
Destination: NEW YORK
Purpose: BRIEFING ON SOBPRIME LENDING/TOUR OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
Date: May 3, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $499.00
source

Traveler: Evan Liddiard (from the office of Orrin Hatch)
Destination: PARK CITY, UTAH
Purpose: TO SPEAK TO THE AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION TAXATION COMMITTEE ON CURRENT TAX ISSUES IN THE 107TH CONGRESS
Date: Jul 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $633.89
source

Traveler: Martin Frost (from the office of Martin Frost)
Destination: COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO
Purpose: TO SPEAK TO PARTICIPANTS AT THE ABA'S SUMMER MEETING
Date: Jul 27, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $7,245.00
source

Traveler: Ryan Weston (from the office of Larry Combest)
Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Purpose: SPEAK TO ABA AG EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Date: Aug 4, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $788.00
source

Traveler: Evan Liddiard (from the office of Orrin Hatch)
Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Purpose: TO SPEAK TO THE ABA SUBCHAPTER S PEER GROUP SEMINAR
Date: Oct 18, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $627.43
source

Traveler: Frank Lucas (from the office of Frank Lucas)
Destination: OKC TO STL TO WASHINGTON, DC
Purpose: SPEAK AT AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL BANKERS CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 13, 2001
Expense: $1,295.50
source

Traveler: Leslie Woolley (from the office of Zell Miller)
Destination: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
Purpose: PARTICIPATE ON A PANEL
Date: Feb 7, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,424.89
source

Traveler: Dan Archer (from the office of Chuck Hagel)
Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FLA
Purpose: ABA ANNUAL CONFERENCE-ADDRESSING MEMBERS ON SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES
Date: Feb 7, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,673.50
source

Traveler: Margaret Simmons (from the office of Thomas Carper)
Destination: FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE AMERICAN BANKER'S ASSOCIATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE WINTER CONFERENCE AND PARTICIPATE ON A PANEL WITH OTHER SENATE AND HOUSE STAFF
Date: Feb 7, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,938.00
source

Traveler: Brian Gaston (from the office of Richard Armey)
Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA
Purpose: ATTEND BRIEFING SESSIONS ON FINANCIAL SERVICES ISSUES AND GIVE A PRESENTATION ON THE LEGISLATIVE AGENDA FOR 2002
Date: Feb 7, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,829.15
source

Traveler: James Clinger (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
Purpose: TO MAKE PRESENTATION TO LEGISLATIVE LIAISON ADVISORY COMMITTEE'S WINTER MEETING
Date: Feb 7, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,300.68
source

Traveler: Carter Mcdowell (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE
Purpose: TO MAKE PRESENTATION TO LEGISLATIVE LIAISON ADVISORY COMMITTEE'S WINTER MEETING AND FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 7, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,783.90
source

Traveler: Kristi Walseth (from the office of Martin Frost)
Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA
Purpose: LLAC WINTER CONFERENCE-SPEAK ON A STAFF PANEL
Date: Feb 8, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,528.31
source

Traveler: Michael Hutton (from the office of Robert Menendez)
Destination: FORT LAUDERDALE, FIA
Purpose:
Date: Feb 8, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,460.00
source

Traveler: Robert Menendez (from the office of Robert Menendez)
Destination: WASHINGTON TO FT. LAUDERDALE TO NEWARK, NJ
Purpose: SPEECH AT CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 8, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $2,015.00
source

Traveler: Terry Haines (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: FT LAUDERDALE, FL
Purpose: TO SPEAK DURING THE ABA'S LLAC CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 8, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,782.68
source

Traveler: Thomas Davis (from the office of Thomas Davis)
Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE
Purpose: ADDRESS ABA LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 9, 2002
Expense: $570.31
source

Traveler: Brian Gaston (from the office of Roy Blunt)
Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT LEGISLATIVE ISSUES IMPACTING THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY AND MAKE A PRESENTATION ON THE LEGISLATIVE AGENDA OF THE 108TH CONGRESS.
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,357.00
source

Traveler: James Datri (from the office of Robert Menendez)
Destination: MIAMI, FL (CORAL GABLES)
Purpose: TO DELIVER A SPEECH, PARTICIPATE ON A STAFF PANEL, AND PARTICIPATE IN THE ABA'S LEGISLATIVE LIAISON ADVISORY COMMITTEE CONFERENCE PROGRAM
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $3,014.35
source

Traveler: Carter Mcdowell (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: CORAL GABLES, FLA
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND SPEECH AT ABA ANNUAL MEETING OF LEGISLATION LIAISON ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,333.74
source

Traveler: Naomi Camper (from the office of Tim Johnson)
Destination: CORAL GABLES, FLORIDA
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONGRESSIONAL PANEL BEFORE THE ABA ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONVENTION
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $138.19
source

Traveler: Michael Enzi (from the office of Michael Enzi)
Destination: CORAL GABLES, FLORIDA
Purpose: CONVENTION SPEAKER
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $5,935.00
source

Traveler: George Crawford (from the office of Nancy Pelosi)
Destination: MIAMI, FL
Purpose: HOUSE & SENATE LEADERSHIP STAFF PANEL TO DISCUSS 108TH AGENDA
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,495.52
source

Traveler: Barney Frank (from the office of Barney Frank)
Destination: BOSTON-MIAMI-WASHINGTON, DC
Purpose: SPEECH AT LEGISLATIVE LIAISON ADVISORY COMMITTEE WINTER CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 22, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,787.00
source

Traveler: Ginny Brown-Waite (from the office of Ginny Brown-Waite)
Destination: TAMPA TO FORT LAUDERDALE TO WASHINGTON, DC
Purpose: POLICY DISCUSSION
Date: Mar 23, 2003
Expense: $810.50
source

Traveler: Dan Archer (from the office of Chuck Hagel)
Destination: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Purpose: ATTEND THEIR NATIONAL CONVENTION; PARTICIPATE IN CONGRESSIONAL PANEL
Date: Jul 18, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,180.00
source

Traveler: Chuck Hagel (from the office of Chuck Hagel)
Destination: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Purpose: SPEAK AT AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Jul 19, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $3,668.00
source

Traveler: Lou Ann Linehan (from the office of Chuck Hagel)
Destination: COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO
Purpose: NATIONAL CONVENTION OF BANKERS GROUP-SENATOR HAGEL SPEAKING
Date: Jul 19, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $3,655.00
source

Traveler: Ryan Weston (from the office of Bob Goodlatte)
Destination: SAN ANTONIO, TX
Purpose: ATTEND ABA'S NAT'L AG BANKERS CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 9, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,228.76
source

Traveler: Trevor Mckeeman (from the office of Jerry Moran)
Destination: SAN ANTONIO TEXAS (SAT)-MARRIOTT RIVERCENTER SAN ANTONIO TEXAS
Purpose: AGRICULTURAL BANKERS CONFERENCE-(DISCUSS AG CREDIT ISSUES)
Date: Nov 9, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $597.31
source

Traveler: James Clinger (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN ABA LEGISLATIVE LIAISON ADVISORY COMMITTEE WINTER CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,091.48
source

Traveler: John Prible (from the office of Darlene Hooley)
Destination: FT LAUDERDALE - TAMPA
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE LIAISON ADVISORY COMMITTEE WINTER CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 5, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,178.00
source

Traveler: Darlene Hooley (from the office of Darlene Hooley)
Destination: WASHINGTON D.C. - FT. LAUDERDALE - PORTLAND
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE LIASON ADVISORY COMMITTEE WINTER CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 5, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,897.08
source

Traveler: Kathleen Casey (from the office of Richard Shelby)
Destination: LAUDERDALE, FLA
Purpose: BUSINESS CONFERENCE; SPEAKER ON FINANCIAL SERVICES PANEL
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $425.89
source

Traveler: Gregg Richard (from the office of Michael Crapo)
Destination: FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN THE AMERICAN BANKERS ASSOCIATION'S LEGISLATIVE LIAISON ADVISORY COMMITTEE (LLAC) CONGRESSIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES/BANKING COMMITTEE STAFF PANEL
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,844.00
source

Traveler: Leslie Woolley (from the office of Zell Miller)
Destination: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
Purpose: PARTICIPATE ON A PANEL
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,312.98
source

Traveler: Carter Mcdowell (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
Purpose: FACT GATHERING WITH BANKING INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,289.37
source

Traveler: Brian Gaston (from the office of Roy Blunt)
Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WEST VIRGINIA
Purpose: PROVIDE PRESENTATION ON CONGRESSIONAL LEGISLATIVE AGENDA
Date: Jul 10, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $264.28
source

Traveler: Bob Ney (from the office of Bob Ney)
Destination: WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS, WV
Purpose: SPEECH TO THE ABA'S SUMMER MEETING
Date: Jul 10, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,000.01
source

Traveler: Trevor Mckeeman (from the office of Jerry Moran)
Destination: MINNEAPOLIS MINNESOTA (MSP)
Purpose: ABA AGRICULTURE BANKING CONFERENCE-I PARTICIPATED IN PANEL DISCUSSIONS ON RURAL LENDING AND CURRENT EVENTS IN AGRICULTURE
Date: Nov 12, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $645.58
source

Traveler: Barney Frank (from the office of Barney Frank)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Nov 30, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $834.01
source

Traveler: Alfred Garesche (from the office of Elizabeth Dole)
Destination: NAPLES, FLORIDA
Purpose: SPEAKING AT A LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 10, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,715.72
source

Traveler: Hilary Jochmans (from the office of Thomas Carper)
Destination: NAPLES, FLA
Purpose: SPEAK AT LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 10, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,021.95
source

Traveler: Ricardo Delfin (from the office of Barney Frank)
Destination: FT. MYERS/NAPLES FL
Purpose: TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN ABA'S WINTER LEGISLATIVE LIAISON ADVISORY COMMITTEE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 10, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,008.43
source

Traveler: Brian Gaston (from the office of Roy Blunt)
Destination: NAPLES, FLORIDA
Purpose: GIVE PRESENTATION ON CONGRESSIONAL LEGISLATIVE AGENDA; LEARN ABOUT ISSUES IMPACTING THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 10, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,812.00
source

Traveler: Sam Geduldig (from the office of Roy Blunt)
Destination: NAPLES, FL
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 10, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $3,360.52
source

Traveler: Kevin Casey (from the office of Joseph Crowley)
Destination: NAPLES FLORIDA
Purpose: STAFF OF CONGRESSMAN WHO SPOKE AT CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 10, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,139.80
source

Traveler: Joseph Crowley (from the office of Joseph Crowley)
Destination: NAPLES, FL
Purpose: SPEECH FOR 2005 LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 10, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $1,187.80
source

Traveler: Steve Stombres (from the office of Eric Cantor)
Destination: FORT MYERS, FL
Purpose: LLAC WINTER CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 10, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,371.99
source

Traveler: James Clinger (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: NAPLES, FL
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN ABA'S LEGISLATIVE LIAISON ADVISORY COMMITTEE WINTER CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 10, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,568.22
source

Traveler: Dina Ellis (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: NAPLES FL
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE, SPOKE ON A PANEL
Date: Feb 10, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,056.20
source

Traveler: Cory Alexander (from the office of Steny Hoyer)
Destination: FORT MYERS, FL AIRPORT - RITZ CARLTON, NAPLES FLORIDA
Purpose: PANEL PARTICIPANT FOR LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE WINTER CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 11, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $861.40
source

Traveler: Jeanne Roslanowick (from the office of Barney Frank)
Destination: FORT MYERS, FLORIDA
Purpose: APPEAR ON PANEL AND RELATED MEETINGS TO DISCUSS PENDING BANKING ISSUES
Date: Feb 11, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,578.60
source

Traveler: Eric Cantor (from the office of Eric Cantor)
Destination: NAPLES, FL
Purpose: SPEAK TO THEIR LEGISLATIVE LIAISON ADVISORY CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 11, 2005
Expense: $950.29
source

Traveler: Ted Monoson (from the office of John Boehner)
Destination: PORTLAND, ORE.
Purpose: DISCUSS FARM CREDIT ISSUES WITH AGRICULTURAL BANKERS FROM AROUND THE COUNTRY
Date: Jul 23, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,288.79
source

Traveler: Jeb Hensarling (from the office of Jeb Hensarling)
Destination: COLORADO SPRINGS
Purpose: GUEST SPEAKER AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 16, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $2,864.18
source



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