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U. S. credit union founders Edward A. Filene and Roy F. Bergengren with Claude R. Orchard

 

NCUA History Timeline
​ ​ ​ 1934​ ​ ​ ​ ​

​June -- Federal Credit Union Act signed and Federal Credit Union Division is placed within the Farm Credit Administration

​August -- Claude R. Orchard assumes leadership of federal credit union supervision, a post he holds for 19 years. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
​ ​ ​ ​1942 ​Federal credit union supervision is transferred to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
​ ​ ​ ​1948 ​The renamed Bureau of Federal Credit Unions finds a new home at the Federal Security Administration
​ ​ ​ ​1953 ​J. Dean Gannon is named director of the Bureau of Federal Credit Unions as it moves to the new Department of Health, Education and Welfare.
​ ​ ​ ​1970 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​General Herman Nickerson, Jr., heads the now independent National Credit Union Administration and the newly created National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund. ​NCUA Seal
​ ​ ​ ​1976 ​C. Austin Montgomery is appointed NCUA administrator.
​ ​ ​ ​1978 ​Lawrence Connell is appointed NCUA administrator
​ ​ ​ ​1979 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​

​NCUA’s administrator is replaced with a three-member Board

  • ​Chairman Lawrence Connell 1979 – 1981
  • Vice Chairman P. A. Mack, Jr. 1979 – 1987
  • Board Member Dr. Harold Black 1979 – 1981
  The Central Liquidity Facility is created.
​ ​ ​ ​1981 ​Edgar F. Callahan - Chairman 1981 - 1985
​ ​ ​ ​1982 ​Elizabeth F. Burkhart - Board member 1982 - 1990
​ ​ ​ ​1984 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​The U.S. Postal Services issues a commemorative stamp honoring the 50th anniversary of the Federal Credit Union Act. ​CU Stamp 1934
​Administration of the Community Development Credit Union Revolving Loan Fund is transferred to NCUA.
​ ​ ​ ​1985 ​Roger W. Jepsen - Chairman 1985 - 1993
​ ​ ​ ​1988 ​David Chatfield - Board member 1988 - 1989
​ ​ ​ ​1990 ​Robert Swan - Board member 1990 - 1996
​ ​ ​ ​1991 ​Shirlee Bowné - Board member 1991 – 1997
​ ​ ​ ​1993 ​Norman E. D’Amours - Chairman 1993 – 2000
​ ​ ​ ​1996 ​Yolanda T. Wheat - Board member 1996 – 2001
​ ​ ​ ​1997 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Dennis Dollar - Board member 1997 – 2001; ​ 
Chairman 2001 - 2004
​ ​ ​ ​2001 ​Geoff Bacino - Board member 2001
​ ​ ​ ​2002 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​

​Deborah Matz - Board member 2002 - 2005

​JoAnn M. Johnson - Board member 2002 - 2004; ​ 
Chairman 2004 - July 2008
​ ​ ​ ​2005 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Rodney E. Hood - Vice Chairman 2005 - August 2009; ​ 
Christiane Gigi Hyland - Board member 2005 - 2012
​ ​ ​ ​2008 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​

​Michael E. Fryzel - Chairman July 2008 – August 2009 ​ 

Share Insurance Protection Increased to $250,000 ​

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​ ​ ​ ​2009 ​

Deborah Matz – Chairman August 24, 2009 -- Present

​​  NCUA celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Federal Credit Union Act -- June 26, 2009 ​

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