Register now for the May 25 MDI Listening Session

ALEXANDRIA, VA (May 20, 2016) — There’s still time to register for NCUA’s Minority Depository Institutions Listening Session on May 25.

The listening session will be held at NCUA’s Central Office, 1775 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia, beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern.

The event will begin with a brief overview of how a credit union can designate itself as a minority depository institution and the benefits of participating in the program. NCUA’s Office of Minority and Women Inclusion Director Monica Davy will then lead a panel of experts who will share insights on how to better support and preserve minority depository institutions.

The panelists include:

  • Timothy Anderson, board chairman, African American Credit Union Coalition
  • Carla Decker, board member, Network of Latino Credit Unions and Professionals
  • Robert Leonard, director, Division of Consumer Access, Office of Consumer Protection, NCUA
  • Martha Ninichuk, deputy director, Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives, NCUA
  • Pamela Owens, vice president of programs, National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions
  • Elliot Weiss, supervision analyst, Region III, NCUA

The event will run approximately 90 minutes. To attend, register now by emailing

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 124 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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