Last week Credit Union Times, via CUTimes.com, broke the story that former Oregon Senator Rick Metsger was going to the be the White House’s nominee to fill the vacant seat on the NCUA Board, later confirmed by the administration.
If recent history is any indicator, nomination to the NCUA Board is no assurance of joining the NCUA Board, at least not quickly.
So much to do, so many potential distractions. That’s the outlook facing Congress as it returns to work after its holiday break.
I recently attended the NAFCU Chief Executive Officers Conference in Savannah, Ga., and the last speaker on the agenda was NCUA General Counsel Robert Fenner.