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
99 million account holders in all federal credit
unions and the overwhelming majority of
state-chartered credit unions. At
Pocket Cents, NCUA also educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.