Equipment Leasing and Finance Association - Equiping Business for Success

BCSC Membership Requirements

As a volunteer-driven organization, ELFA relies on the input and involvement of all Business Council Steering Committee (BCSC) members. Participation is essential.

Expectations of Steering Committee Members

  • Two-year term; maximum is consecutive two terms
  • Participate in regularly scheduled BCSC conference calls
  • Attend Capitol Connections
  • Attend Annual Convention
  • Attend Best Practice Roundtable (applies to Financial Institutions, Independent Middle Market and Captive & Vendor Finance BCSCs only)
  • Participate in MLFI-25 quarterly Beige Book
  • Participate in association programs, such as membership recruitment and grassroots political activism on behalf of the equipment leasing and finance industry
  • Identify, review, and prioritize ELFA program initiatives
  • Provide input to the development of annual Industry Future Council meeting and report
  • Identify nominees to the ELFA Board of Directors and Business Council Steering Committees

Steering Committee Schedule

  • October - All BCSC members attend annual convention and community luncheon
  • TBD - New BCSC members participate in/attend BCSC leadership orientation webinar (optional attendance for returning members)
  • January - BCSC chairs attend Industry Future Council meeting
  • April - Bank, Captive & Vendor Finance and Independent Best Practice Roundtables (related BCSCs only)
  • May - All BCSC members attend Capitol Connections program, in-person BCSC meeting and leadership dinner in DC.
  • June/July/Aug - BCSC members
    • Develop annual convention luncheon session
    • Recommend nominees for service on the BCSC
    • Recommend nominees for service on the ELFA Board of Directors
    • Provide input on ELFA program planning
  • BCSC members participate in other activities developed by their respective BCSC