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Metsger to CFPB: Exempt Payday Alternative Loans in Proposed Rule

The NCUA Chair says the agency regulations provide the necessary consumer protection.

NCUA Seeking Comment on Exam Modernization Efforts

Exam Flexibility Initiative looking to collect experiences and ideas from credit unions.

NCUA Board Notes: Comments Needed After Call Report Review Announced

Comments sought as part of a review of NCUA’s Call Report and Credit Union Profile efforts. Also, NCUA to reduce outstanding Stabilization Fund borrowings by sending $700 million to Treasury.

Metsger: Working Group to Review, End Annual Examination Process in Two Months

The new Chair of the NCUA Board made the announcement during a speech this week, seeking to streamline examination processes.

Metsger New NCUA Board Chair; NCUA to Open $2 Million Grant Round June 1

NCUA Vice Chair Rick Metsger has been appointed Chair of the NCUA Board. Also, low-income credit union grant round opens June 1.

NCUA Chair Debbie Matz to Step Down April 30

NCUA Chair Debbie Matz announced she will step down April 30. On her watch, credit unions hit the 100 million membership and $1 trillion asset benchmarks.

Metsger Addressed Oregon Credit Union Advocates

NCUA Vice Chair Rick Metsger isn’t fazed by bank lobby claims the regulator is overstepping its authority. Metsger said “90 percent” of regulatory changes credit unions want to better serve their members, NCUA can provide.

NCUA Vice Chair Metsger Outlines his Four Regulatory Relief Priorities

Along with the four priorities, Metsger said he wants to take certain issues out of the NCUA’s hands and put them in the hands of credit union directors, “where they belong.”

NCUA Director Metsger Shares Top Priorities With Northwest Credit Unions

Metsger said new RBC proposal would reflect comments, auto lending is an area of concern, fraud poses significant reputational risk.

Metsger Named Vice Chair, NCUA

Rick Metsger, a native Oregonian and former Portland Teachers Credit Union board member, has been named vice chairman of the NCUA. The announcement was made by Chairman Debbie Matz Monday.

NCUA Director Metsger to Address Amplify Convention in Spokane

NCUA Director Rick Metsger, a native Oregonian, returns to the Northwest on October 7, to address the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Amplify Convention and Annual Business Meeting in Spokane. Now one year into his regulatory role, Metsger shares his perspective with Anthem.

NCUA’s Mestger Supports Supplemental Capital Legislation, RBC Rule Changes

NCUA Director Rick Metsger announced support for Supplemental Capital in an address to Massachusetts credit unions this week. As well, he reiterated regulator plans to significantly review and adjust the proposed risk-based capital rule.

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.

Northwest Advocates Head to the Hill to Share Credit Union Message with Congress

“It’s a great day to be a credit union advocate”: Oregon and Washington’s GAC delegates spent much of the day Tuesday preparing to “hike the Hill” today and share the credit union message with all four Northwest senators and all 15 of the region’s representatives.

Mr. Metsger Goes to Washington: An Exclusive Interview with Rick Metsger, the NCUA’s Newest Board Member

New board member Rick Metsger says he’ll bring a Northwest perspective to the NCUA, along with a belief that “we can meet our regulatory responsibility while working to not unduly burden well-meaning credit unions.”

Metsger Tells Oregon Credit Unions: Maintain the Public’s Trust

Higher interest rates are coming, new NCUA board member Rick Metsger said during a swing through Oregon this week, and he urged credit unions to have plans in place now to manage risk and protect their reputation.

Metsger Takes Oath, Becomes New NCUA Board Member

Former Oregon State Senator Rick Metsger is now a member of the NCUA board. He was sworn in during a ceremony in the US Senate Friday morning.

Metsger to Take NCUA Oath Aug. 23

Oregonian Rick Metsger takes his place on the NCUA Board of Directors following a swearing in ceremony in Washington Aug. 23. The NCUA reports the private ceremony will take place on Capitol Hill at 10 a.m.