WASHINGTON — Rick Metsger addresses NAFCU Congressional Caucus in his first public appearance as NCUA Board member.
Former Oregon state senator becomes agency's 20th board member since its inception, fills empty third seat.
NCUA Board's lone Republican member continues on job after his term ended officially on Friday.
Rick Metsger, a former Oregon state senator who has sponsored credit union legislation and once served on a credit union board, was nominated by President Barack Obama May 15 to serve on the NCUA Board.
Oregon consultant was named "state legislator of the decade" by state league while serving as state senator.
Former state senator would likely take Gigi Hyland's old spot on the board if approved, sources tell Credit Union Times.