S. Denise Hendricks, who has worked on equal opportunity issues for the Defense Department, has been named the NCUA's Director of Equal Opportunity.
She will administer the agency's programs aimed at reducing the underrepresentation of women, minorities and persons with disabilities. In addition, the office is responsible for reviewing and taking action on Equal Employment Opportunity complaints and developing programs to remedy problems in these areas.
Hendricks was most recently the deputy assistant director of the Equal Employment Opportunity Programs Division of the Department of Defense's Washington Headquarters Services.
"The NCUA Board is committed to fair and inclusive policies and programs that benefit employees and enhance the NCUA workplace," NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz said in a statement. "In selecting Denise Hendricks, we have chosen an experienced and skilled equal opportunity program director who will enhance our EEO program."
Hendricks earned her bachelor's degree from Columbia College in Missouri and has done graduate work at Central Michigan University.