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Matz Opens Registration for Second “Listening Session” May 9 in Alexandria

Credit Union Officials and Volunteers Invited to Session Co-Hosted by NCUA Region 2

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (March 26, 2012) – National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Board Chairman Debbie Matz today opened registration for her second “Listening Session,” which will take place on May 9 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Westin Alexandria just a short walk from NCUA’s Central Office.

“We want to hear directly from credit union officials and volunteers about how we can improve our examination process and reduce or streamline our regulations,” said Chairman Matz. “We’re also open to hearing about any other actions we could take to achieve our shared goal of a safe and sound credit union industry.”

Chairman Matz is planning Listening Sessions for the following dates, times, and locations: 

Listening Session Date​ ​Time ​Location ​NCUA Region
May 2 ​1:00-4:00 EDT ​Boston ​1
​May 9 ​​1:00-4:00 EDT ​Alexandria ​2
​June 5 ​​1:00-4:00 CDT ​St. Louis ​4
​June 12 ​​​1:00-4:00 EDT ​Orlando ​3
​July 10 ​​​1:00-4:00 PDT ​San Diego ​2
​July 31 ​​​1:00-4:00 MDT ​Denver ​5

 

Registration for all Listening Sessions will be free online. To register for either of the first two Listening Sessions, click http://www.ncua.gov/News/Pages/listen.aspx.

Participation is open to the first 150 people who register. Participants will have opportunities to dialog with NCUA Board members, senior NCUA staff, and supervisory examiners from the NCUA Region co-hosting each Listening Session. Participants will also be invited to contribute to roundtable discussions with their peers.


NCUA is the independent federal agency created by the U.S. Congress to regulate, charter and supervise federal credit unions. With the backing of the full faith and credit of the U.S. Government, NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of more than 96 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions. At MyCreditUnion.gov and Pocket Cents, NCUA also educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues..

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