CUNA board, CFPB Director Chopra talk credit union priorities

CFPB Director Rohit Chopra meets with the CUNA Board of Directors. (CUNA photo)

The CUNA Board of Directors hosted Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Rohit Chopra Wednesday to discuss credit union priorities and how the bureau can support credit unions in their mission to promote financial well-being for all.

“We appreciate Director Chopra for taking time to engage with our movement to better understand how the Bureau’s actions affect credit unions’ ability to advance their communities and improve their members’ financial well-being,” said CUNA President/CEO Jim Nussle. “As the original consumer protectors, credit unions are eager to work with Director Chopra to right size his agency’s oversight, balancing regulatory efforts with prioritizing consumers’ needs.”

The discussion covered several aspects of credit unions’ service, including:

  • Preserving relationship-based banking, which has long been the hallmark of credit unions’ service to their members.


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