Obama Nominates John Herrera to NCUA Board

Herrera is the SVP for Hispanic and Latino affairs at Durham, N.C.-based Self-Help Credit Union, and previously served as a Commissioner for the North Carolina Credit Union Commission.

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Recognition Reflection: 2015 Award Winners Look Back

Some 2015 NWCUA award winners and those who nominated them reflect on the recognition leading up to this year’s awards at MAXX Convention in October as the June 22 deadline nears.

Deadline Nears for Free NCUA Consulting

Minority Depository Institutions, low-income designated credit unions, and those with total assets of less than $50 million are encouraged to apply.

McWatters Joins NCUA Board

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

Cordray Nominated to Direct CFPB; Metsger’s NCUA Nomination Scheduled for Committee Discussion Thursday

Richard Cordray was nominated to officially head the CFPB Tuesday, while the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs rescheduled its Executive Session to consider the nomination of Rick Metsger to serve on the NCUA Board. That discussion is now planned for Thursday.

Senate Committee to Meet Tuesday to Discuss NCUA Board Nomination

The Senate panel considering the nomination of former Oregon Senator Rick Metsger to the NCUA Board will meet in closed session as its next step Tuesday.

Metsger Nomination to NCUA Board on Senate Agenda June 27

The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs will conduct a hearing June 27 to consider President Obama’s nomination of former Oregon Sen. Rick Metsger to fill a vacancy on the NCUA Board.

White House Withdraws Leon-Decker’s NCUA Board Nomination

The White House announced yesterday that it has withdrawn the nomination of Carla Leon-Decker to join the NCUA board of directors. Meanwhile, the NCUA reached settlement in its suit filed against HSBC, recovering $5.25 million.

Cordray Rejected as Nominee to Lead CFPB

The NWCUA’s Regulatory Advocacy team works with state and federal regulators to help reduce the regulatory burden on credit unions and protect the credit union movement. Included here are updates on the CFPB and recent changes to the postal service.

Leon-Decker Nomination Hearing Reportedly Set For Nov. 17

The Credit Union Times reported that the Senate Banking Committee will hold a hearing for NCUA board nominee Carla Decker, nominated last month by President Obama, on Nov. 17, 2011.

Cheney Pushes Cordray to Ease Regulatory Burdens

CUNA urges the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to ease the regulatory burden on credit unions.