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Metsger to Take Oath of Office as NCUA Board Member Aug. 23

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Aug. 14, 2013) – The Honorable Richard T. “Rick” Metsger will be sworn in and join the National Credit Union Administration Board Friday, Aug. 23, at 10 a.m. in a private ceremony on Capitol Hill. NCUA General Counsel Michael McKenna will deliver the oath of office.

President Barack Obama nominated Metsger to the NCUA Board May 16. The Senate Banking Committee held Metsger’s confirmation hearing June 27, and the U.S. Senate confirmed his nomination Aug. 1. His term will expire Aug. 2, 2017.

Metsger replaces former Board Member Gigi Hyland, who left the agency in October 2012, on the three-person NCUA Board.

Metsger has selected David Shetler, a 26-year agency veteran and currently Deputy Director of the Office of National Examinations and Supervision, to serve as his interim Senior Policy Advisor until a permanent candidate is selected.

Once Metsger has joined the Board, he can be reached at 703-518-6303.
 


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 United States, NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of more than 98 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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Contacts:

John Fairbanks
Office: 703.518.6336
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Ben C. Hardaway
Office: 703.518.6333
Mobile: 703.298.5223 bhardaway@ncua.gov

Kenzie Snowden
Office: 703.518.6334
ksnowden@ncua.gov

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