Register now for NCUA’s How Credit Unions Empower Hispanic Consumers and Communities Virtual Roundtable

ALEXANDRIA, VA (September 15, 2022) — In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, NCUA’s Office of Consumer Financial Protection and Hispanic Employee Resource Group, CULTURA, are hosting a virtual roundtable on October 6, 2022, from 1:00 to 2:15 p.m. EST.

The roundtable will bring together leaders within the credit union industry for a moderated discussion on advancing safe, fair, and affordable financial access and empowering Hispanic consumers, particularly the unbanked or underserved. The event will be moderated by Tammie Corbin, OCFP’s Financial Literacy and Outreach Analyst.

Ms. Catherine Galicia, NCUA’s Chief of Staff, will deliver opening comments. Panelists include:

  • Maria Martinez, President & CEO, Border Federal Credit Union, Del Rio, Texas
  • Ynette Gibbs, President & CEO, Newrizons Federal Credit Union, Hoquiam, Wash.
  • Max Villaronga, President & CEO, Raiz Federal Credit Union, El Paso, Texas
  • Luis Pastor, President & CEO, Latino Community Credit Union, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Damian Alarcon-Young, Corporate Relations Manager, Travis Credit Union, Vacaville, Calif.

Registration for the How Credit Unions Empower Hispanic Consumers and Communities virtual roundtable is now open. Participants can log into the roundtable and view it on computers or mobile devices using the registration link. Allow pop-ups from this website.

Participants can submit questions during the presentation or in advance by emailing The email’s subject line should read, “National Hispanic Heritage Month Roundtable.” Please email technical questions about accessing the webinar to

This webinar will be closed captioned and archived online approximately three weeks following the live event.

About National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)

The 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 United States, the NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of more than 135 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions. The NCUA also protects consumers and educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.


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