Release Date: June 15, 2006
For immediate release
The Federal Reserve Board announced Thursday 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 2007.
Nominations should include a résumé and the following information about nominees:
- Complete name, title, address, e-mail address, phone and fax numbers;
- Organization's name, brief description of organization, address, telephone and fax numbers;
- Past and present positions, dates, and description of responsibilities;
- Knowledge, interests or experience related to community reinvestment, consumer protection regulations, consumer credit, or other consumer financial services;
- Positions held in community and banking associations, councils, and boards.
Nominations should also include the complete name, organization name, title, address, telephone, e-mail address, and fax number for the nominator.
Letters of nomination with complete information, including a résumé for each nominee, must be received by August 25, 2006. Nominations not received by August 25 may not be considered.
Electronic nominations are preferred. The appropriate form can be accessed at:
If electronic submission is not feasible, the nominations can be mailed (not sent by facsimile) to Sheila Maith, Assistant Director and Community Affairs Officer, Division of Consumer and Community Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551.
The Board's notice is attached.