Obama to Nominate McWatters to Export-Import Bank Board, Leaving NCUA Vacancy if Confirmed

President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate J. Mark McWatters to the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. If McWatters is confirmed, that leaves a vacancy on the NCUA Board, where he has served for less than 18 months.

Obama to Nominate McWatters to Export-Import Bank Board, Leaving NCUA Vacancy if Confirmed

President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate J. Mark McWatters to the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. If McWatters is confirmed, that leaves a vacancy on the NCUA Board, where he has served for less than 18 months.

Today at CUNA GAC: Rapid-Fire Updates from Washington D.C.

We’re updating this post all week long with the latest news from CUNA’s GAC in our nation’s capital.

McWatters Favors Secondary Capital, Working Group Formed

NCUA Board Member McWatters wants supplemental capital included in new RBC proposal; Chair Matz announces supplemental capital and field of membership working groups.

NCUA Approves Budget Increase for 2015, Up to $280 Million

The credit union regulator approved its 2015 budget by a 2-to-1 vote, increasing 4.2 percent over 2014.

NW Credit Union Leaders Descend on D.C.

Northwest credit union leaders met with congressional representatives, and regulators, in D.C., including new NCUA board member McWatters. They focused on RBC, regulatory burden and the Home Depot breach.

New NCUA Board Member McWatters Shares Five Areas of Focus

Newly sworn-in NCUA board member Mark McWatters shared five areas of focus on Wednesday, including regulatory relief, low-income services and diversity.

McWatters Joins NCUA Board

After his Senate confirmation in June, Mark McWatters is sworn in as an NCUA board member.

Senate Confirms McWatters to NCUA Board

The U.S. Senate confirmed J. Mark McWatters as the newest member of the NCUA board. He will take office as the NCUA prepares to finalize the controversial risk-based capital rule.

Senate Vote Possible This Week on McWatters’ Confirmation to NCUA

The U.S. Senate could vote this week to confirm J. Mark McWatters as the newest member of the NCUA board.