Dale Torpey, chairman of the board of Federation Bank in Washington, is the 2013 recipient of the Community Bankers of Iowa Robert D. Dixon Founders Award, the top honor given during the organization's annual convention earlier this month in Okoboji. Torpey has represented the community banking industry on a state and national level. He is a past president of CBI and has a long association with the Independent Community Bankers of America. Torpey also served as chairman of the Federal Home Loan Bank board. The Robert D. Dixon Founders Award was created to recognize those bankers who have devoted their lives and livelihoods to community banking.