Former NCUA Vice Chairman Burkhart Dies
Former NCUA Vice Chairman Elizabeth Flores Burkhart died today.
She served on the NCUA Board from July 1982 through August 1990, and was appointed by President Reagan.
During her tenure, she promoted credit union expansion, student credit unions and the NCUA Community Development Program. She was also responsible for NCUA's computer system and consumer affairs, and she served as NCUA's representative on the Board of the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation.
She was a Texas native who had worked in banking and education prior to her government service. She was deputy treasurer of Reagan's 1980 campaign committee and was associate deputy administrator at the Veterans Administration prior to joining NCUA.