Federal Reserve Seeks Consumer Advisory Council Nominees by Aug. 28

Jun 22, 2009

The Federal Reserve Board announced on Monday that it is seeking nominations for appointments to its Consumer Advisory Council.

The Council advises the Board on the exercise of its responsibilities under various consumer financial services laws and on other matters. The group meets in Washington, D.C., three times a year.

Ten new members will be appointed to serve three-year terms beginning in January 2010.

Nominations should include a résumé and the following information about nominees:

  • full name, title, address, telephone and facsimile numbers, and email address;
  • organization’s name, brief description of organization, address, and telephone and facsimile numbers;
  • past and present positions, dates, and descriptions of responsibilities;
  • knowledge, interests, or experience related to community development and reinvestment, consumer protection regulations, consumer credit, or other consumer financial services; and
  • positions held in community and banking associations and on councils and boards.

Nominations should also include the nominator’s name, organizational affiliation, title, address, telephone and facsimile numbers, and email address.  Individuals may nominate themselves.

Letters of nomination with complete information, including a résumé for each nominee, must be received by August 28, 2009. Nominations not received by August 28 may not be considered.

Electronic nominations are preferred.  The appropriate form can be accessed at: https://www.federalreserve.gov/secure/cacnomination/default.aspx

If electronic submission is not feasible, the nominations may be mailed (not sent by facsimile) to Joseph Firschein, Assistant Director and Community Affairs Officer, Division of Consumer and Community Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551.

For further information, contact Jennifer Kerslake, Secretary of the Council, at (202) 452-6470.

The Board’s notice is attached.

Attachment (20 KB PDF)