NCUA taps Ostrowidzki for region III leadership team

ALEXANDRIA, VA (December 18, 2013) —  National Credit Union Administration Board Chairman Debbie Matz today announced the selection of Joseph Ostrowidzki as Associate Regional Director for Operations in the agency’s Region III office.

Ostrowidzki, who currently serves as a Region III Supervisory Examiner, succeeds Myra Toeppe, who was named Regional Director in September. He will begin his new duties Dec. 29.

Ostrowidzki has more than 26 years’ experience in regulating credit unions, joining NCUA as an Examiner in 1987. Prior to becoming a Supervisory Examiner in 2010, Ostrowidzki served as Director of Insurance in Region III. He also has held positions as a Supervision Analyst, Insurance Analyst and Training Specialist.

Ostrowidzki holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas. He is a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute’s Leadership for a Democratic Society program.

Based in Atlanta, NCUA’s Region III presently oversees federally insured credit unions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee and the U.S. Virgin Islands. At the start of 2014, Ohio will move to Region II, and Arkansas and Louisiana will become part of Region III.

 NCUA is the independent federal agency created by the U.S. Congress to regulate, charter and supervise federal credit unions. With the backing of the full faith and credit of the U.S. Government, NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of more than 95 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions.

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