(April 2, 2021) NASCUS has reappointed Steve Pleger, senior deputy commissioner of the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance, as its representative on the FFIEC’s State Liaison Committee (SLC), one of five members of the committee. Pleger was named to a second two-year term on the committee, which represents state supervisory interests before the exam council.
Also appointed to the committee are:
- Ohio Division of Financial Institutions Superintendent Kevin Allard (appointed by the American Council of State Savings Supervisors (ACSSS) for a first full two-year term.
- Arkansas Bank Department Commissioner Susannah Marshall (designated by CSBS) to a first two-year term.
The terms of all three end on March 31, 2023.
The other members of the SLC are Tom Fite, Director, Indiana Department of Financial Institutions (selected by the FFIEC); and Melanie Hall, Commissioner, Montana Division of Banking and Financial Institutions, (also selected by the exam council).
Meanwhile, NCUA Board Chairman Todd Harper has been named FFIEC chairman for a two-year term running through March 31, 2023. Also named to the council was Acting Comptroller of the Currency Blake Paulson, who will serve as its new vice chairman for the same two-year term.
“Congratulations to former NASCUS Chairman Steve Pleger for taking on another term as the state credit union system’s representative on the SLC; he has well-represented the interests of state credit union supervisors,” said NASCUS President and CEO Lucy Ito. “And congratulations to other continuing and new members of the committee; we look forward to working with them.”
Ito also extended salutations to NCUA’s Harper to lead the exam council. “Chairman Harper is a terrific choice to lead the council, particularly with his strong understanding of the financial services regulatory framework, its interaction with credit unions, and his commitment to communication, cooperation and coordination,” Ito said.