NAFCU adds Hood, Calabria to Caucus lineup, encourages CUs to join advocacy

NAFCU’s Virtual Congressional Caucus kicks off in a little over a month and the agenda is quickly filling up with notable speakers including, NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood and Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Mark Calabria. NAFCU has revamped this year’s Congressional Caucus to ensure credit unions can remain politically active amid the coronavirus pandemic, although the event will no longer be held in person, the outstanding content attendees are used to is not changing.

See who’s been added to the lineup:

  • NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood is set to provide an update on the agency’s efforts and recent initiatives as credit unions work to serve their members in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. NAFCU has been working closely with Chairman Hood and the agency to provide relief for credit unions and Chairman Hood recently discussed the agency’s efforts to provide credit unions with flexibility during NAFCU’s Virtual State of the Industry event.
  • FHFA Director Mark Calabria plays a critical role in housing finance reform initiatives. NAFCU has a strong relationship with him and works closely with the agency to ensure credit unions’ priorities, such as maintaining unfettered access to the secondary mortgage market, are addressed in housing finance reform efforts. During last year’s caucus, Calabria discussed the GSEs’ conservatorship and capital reserves in a conversation with NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger.

 

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