If recent history is any indicator, nomination to the NCUA Board is no assurance of joining the NCUA Board, at least not quickly.
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.
Oregon State Sen. Rick Metsger, a Democrat and the industry favorite in Tuesday's primary turned up the loser but the Credit Union Association of Oregon said Thursday the effort was worth it.
In today's Oregon primary, credit unions are coordinating their support for one of the industry's leading "friends," state Sen. Rick Metsger running for State Treasurer on the Democratic ticket.
On a vote of 24-6, the Oregon Senate has adopted a House-passed bill clearing the way for credit unions to offer public funds above $250,000 starting in 2013.