Release Date: June 23, 2008
For immediate release
The Federal Reserve Board announced today 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 2009.
Nominations should include a résumé and the following information about nominees:
• Complete name, title, address, telephone number, e-mail address, and fax number;
• Organization's name, brief description of organization, address, telephone and fax numbers;
• Past and present positions, dates, and descriptions 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 number, e-mail address, and fax number of the nominator. Individuals may nominate themselves.
Letters of nomination with complete information, including a résumé for each nominee, must be received by August 29, 2008. Nominations not received by August 29 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, Advisor, Division of Consumer and Community Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551.
The Board's notice is attached.