NASCUS Committees

Committees

NASCUS Committees advise Joint Leadership on policies impacting the state credit union system. (Updated 9/1/2021)


NASCUS Audit Committee

Committee Mission:
The Audit Committee is a standing committee responsible for performing annual oversight review of all NASCUS and NISCUE financial activities. Comprised of state regulators and credit union executives, The Committee annually reports its findings to the NASCUS Regulator Board of Directors, NASCUS Credit Union Advisory Council, and the NISCUE Board of Trustees.

Committee Members
Jorge Perez (CT); Chairman (2021)
Denice Schulteiss (MI) (2023)
Patti Perkins (ID) (2022)
Matt Kershaw (NV) (2023)
Seth Schaefer (OR) (2021)

Ex-Officio:
Rose Conner (NC); NASCUS Chair
Mike Williams (CO); CU Advisory Council Chair

NASCUS Staff Liaison:
Doug McGuckin; Vice President, Corporate Affairs


NASCUS Education Committee

Committee Mission:
The Education Committee is a standing committee responsible for advising NASCUS management on educational programs and training for state agency and credit union personnel. The Committee may be asked to evaluate in-person, online, and virtual training opportunities for state examiners, state regulators, and credit union executives and staff. The committee is comprised of state regulators and member credit unions.

Committee Members
Jeff Dahlstrom (TN); Chair
Leanne O’Brien (MI)
Carl Gustafson (VA)
Lykisha Curtis (CA)
Tony Knox (NC)

Ex-Officio:
Rose Conner (NC); NASCUS Chair
Mike Williams (CO); CU Advisory Council Chair
Lucy Ito; NASCUS President/CEO

NASCUS Staff Liaison:
Isaida Woo; Vice President, Education


NASCUS Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee

Committee Mission:
The Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee is a standing committee that works to advance legislative and regulatory solutions that preserve a viable and attractive state credit union system. The committee, comprised of regulators, credit unions, and leagues, develops NASCUS’ comment letters, recommends NASCUS policy positions, and guides NASCUS legislative activity. The Committee may form smaller working groups, as needed, to examine specific questions. The Committee may also host special subject matter events on emerging issues.

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NASCUS Staff Liaisons:
Brian Knight, NASCUS Executive Vice President & General Counsel
Nichole Seabron, NASCUS Vice President and Legislative, and Regulatory Counsel
Pamela Jordan, Special Projects Manager and Executive Assistant to the CEO


NASCUS Performance Standards Committee

Committee Mission:
The Performance Standards Committee a standing committee that serves as the policy-making body of the NASCUS Accreditation Program. The Committee sets the standards that must be met by credit union supervisory agencies to earn and maintain NASCUS Accreditation. Comprised of senior regulators from accredited state agencies, the Committee establishes the policies that govern the overall administration of the Accreditation Program.

Committee Members
Corey Krebs (ND); Chair
Mary Ellen O’Neill (CT)
John Kolhoff (TX)
Wendy Spicher (PA)
Kim Santos (WI)
Francisco Menchaca (IL)

Ex-Officio:
Rose Conner (NC); NASCUS Chair
Lucy Ito; NASCUS President/CEO

NASCUS Staff Liaison: Liz Evans, Vice President of State Programs & Supervisory Policy


Pierre Jay Award Selection Committee 

Committee Mission:

The Pierre Jay Award honors an individual who or entity that has demonstrated outstanding service, leadership, and commitment to NASCUS and the state credit union system. The award’s namesake is Pierre Jay of Massachusetts who was the first credit union/banking commissioner appointed in the United States to charter and oversee state-chartered credit unions. The Selection Committee is comprised of the

NASCUS CEO (non-voting), Co-Chairs of the NASCUS regulator board and Credit Union Advisory Council, a credit union executive or senior regulator from Massachusetts Division of Banks, the CEO of the credit union league in the state where the State System Summit is being held when award is made, and the immediate past award winner(s). The Selection Committee reviews nominations submitted by NASCUS members and selects awardees based on proven contributions, service, and commitment to the state credit union system.

Committee Members
Rose Conner (NC); NASCUS Chair
Mike Williams (CO); CU Advisory Council Chair
Robert Cashman (MA)
William Mellin (NY),
Mary Hughes, (ID) 2019 Pierre Jay Award Winner
Lucy Ito; NASCUS President/CEO (ex officio)


NASCUS/NCUA Committees, Task Forces, and Working Groups


NASCUS/NCUA National Examination Committee
The committee gathers comments from examiners regarding the examiners’ guide, exam process, and procedures, emerging issues affecting exams, etc.

Committee Members:
Dawn McCaskill (GA)
Anthony Hamilton (MI)
Rachanit Sirivudhidej (CA)

Staff Liaison: Liz Evans, Vice President of State Programs & Supervisory Policy

NASCUS/NCUA Technology Development Team (formerly the AIRES Development Team)
This group works to improve and update AIRES.

Committee Members:
Dana Owen (TN)
Ashley Lieske (WI)
William Justice (TN)

NASCUS Staff Liaison: (pending)

Surveillance System Working Group (SSWG)

Committee Members:
Gloria Thomson (IN)
Lori Binford (GA)
Amy Richardson (VT)