The former chair of the NCUA, JoAnn Johnson, is going back to supervising credit unions. Johnson was named last week by Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad as the state's new superintendent in the Iowa Division of Credit Unions.

Johnson, a former state legislator, served as the NCUA head from 2004-2008 and a member of the board starting in 2002. Johnson, who replaces the retiring James Forney, was named by the governor to fill a four-year term.

"I never thought I'd get back into this field, but I was honored when asked about a month ago to submit my resume," said Johnson, who since leaving the NCUA helm has assisted her husband, Brian, with his Des Moines lobbying firm.

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