Sherman and Perlmutter Join NAFCU’s 2012 Congressional Caucus Speaker Slate

Patty Briotta
PR Manager

Washington, DC – Long-time credit union champion Rep.Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) and Rep.Ed Perlmutter, (D-Colo.), both members of  the House Financial Services Committee, join the distinguished list of speakers confirmed for the National Association of Federal Credit Unions’ Congressional Caucus, Sept. 11-14, in Washington, D.C.

The event is open to NAFCU members and nonmembers.

EVENT:  NAFCU Congressional Caucus, the association’s largest lobbying event of the year brings together hundreds of federal credit unions to talk about critical issues, visit lawmakers and hear from prominent congressional and financial leaders. Tucker Carlson, a contributor on Fox News and editor-in-chief of, will be the keynote speaker.

WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 11 – Friday, Sept. 14


  • Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.) member, House Financial Services Committee, and cosponsor of H.R. 1418, which would increase the credit union member business lending cap; and H.R. 4367, which would eliminate the dual ATM disclosure requirement.
  • Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) member, House Financial Services Committee, and the lead Democratic cosponsor on H.R. 3993, the supplemental capital bill.


  • Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.)
  • Sen. Jack Reed (D-R.I.)
  • Rep. Gary Miller (R-Calif.)
  • Rep. Gary Peters (D-Mich.)
  • Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.)
  • Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.)
  • Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas)
  • Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)
  • Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.)
  • Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.)
  • Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr. (D-Mo.)
  • Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.)
  • Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah)
  • Rep. Sean Duffy (R-Wis.)
  • Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.)
  • Rep. John Barrow (D-Ga.)
  • Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio)
  • Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.)
  • Donald Layton, CEO, Freddie Mac
  • Edward DeMarco, acting director, Federal Housing Finance Agency
  • Carole Galante, acting commissioner, Federal Housing Administration
  • Gigi Hyland and Michael Fryzel, board members, National Credit Union Administration
  • Jason Cabel Roe and Jimmy Williams, political commentators, Fox News and MSNBC, respectively.
  • Mark Calabria, director of financial regulation studies, Cato Institute
  • Ted Tozer, president of Ginnie Mae

* Times and speakers subject to change.

For more information about NAFCU’s 2012 Congressional Caucus, go to

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