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Monday March 20, 2017*




Opening Remarks and Welcome

  • Lucy Ito, NASCUS President & CEO
  • Mary Ellen O’Neill, NASCUS Chairman, Connecticut Department of Banking

9:15 am-10:15 am

NASCUS Business: Membership Forum
NASCUS Leadership will discuss the future of the Association with Attendees. The proposed dues increase, NASCUS priorities, NASCUS-NCUA working relationship, and the value proposition for regulators are among the issues on the table for member input.




The Future of CUSOs and the Future of Credit Unions

This session will provide an overview of trends in the CUSO space and what that means for credit unions and regulators.

11:15am – 12:15pm

Emergency Management and Disaster Recovery

State regulators and representatives from FEMA will discuss the lessons learned from recent natural disasters. FEMA will provide an overview of emergency operations, best practices, and available resources.


Working Lunch
Regulatory and Supervisory Hot Topics & Keeping the State Charter Competitive

NASCUS staff will provide an overview of the pressing hot topics of the day. This session will also focus on various regulatory proposals and/or statutory improvements states may wish to consider in order to keep the state charter the “charter of choice.” The session will also review the steps the NCUA has taken to improve its federal charter.


The CFPB in 2017

  • Christopher Young, Deputy Assistant Director, Supervision Policy, CFPB
  • Akila Kannan, Senior Regional Counsel, Office of Fair Lending and Equal Opportunity, CFPB

State regulators will hill hear directly from the CFPB on the Bureau’s initiatives for 2017, and the Bureau’s thoughts on consumer compliance and financial services sector.


Litigation in the Financial Services Sector

This session will focus on legal developments of interest to state regulators.




Dialogue with NCUA

  • Mark Treichel, Executive Director, NCUA
  • Larry Fazio, Director,​ Office of Examination and Insurance, NCUA
  • Lara Rodriguez, Deputy General Counsel, NCUA

NCUA leadership and state regulators will discuss safety and soundness, coordination, and other supervision issues. This session will provide an opportunity to coordinate on changes flowing from NCUA’s Exam Flexibility Initiative, discuss the concept of alternating exams, and dialogue of supervisory challenges such as IRR and share insurance rule changes.


**Cocktail Reception for All Attendees & Guests**


Tuesday, March 21, 2017*


Continental Breakfast


Open Forum
The 2017 National Meeting features a full agenda, but perhaps it does not cover an issue of importance to you! This is your chance to raise any and all other issues with NASCUS and your peers.


Discussion with CUNA

  • Ryan Donovan, Chief Advocacy Officer, CUNA

CUNA, the largest U.S. credit union trade association, will share its views, concerns, and priorities for 2017.




Cybersecurity: The View from Treasury

  • Matthew Solomon, Deputy Director for Policy, Treasury Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection and Compliance Policy

This session will be an interactive discussion between state regulators and the Treasury Department.


View from the State Bank Regulatory System

  • John Ryan, President & CEO, CSBS

CSBS will share its view of developments in state financial regulation including issues such as the supervision of FinTech. CSBS will also update state regulators on some of its initiatives and priorities.


Networking Lunch

1:15pm – 2:15pm

Implementing, Regulating and Managing State Legalization of Marijuana

  • Linda Jekel, Director of Credit Unions (WA)
  • Brian Knight, NASCUS

Whether your state has legalized marijuana, or your neighboring states have, the growing trend is presenting supervisory challenges to state regulators. This session will focus on issues presented by state legalization and review state and federal guidance on banking cannabis accounts.

2:15pm – 3:00pm

Adding the “S” to CAMEL: Measuring Market Sensitivity

  • Rhoshunda Kelly, Deputy Commissioner (MS)
  • John Kolhoff, Director (MI)
  • Rick Christianson, Bureau Chief (MT)

To date 17 states moved to add the market sensitivity “S” rating to the CAMEL rating. NCUA has said it is moving to adopt the CAMELS but likely would not be ready for another two years. In this session, states that adopted the CAMELS will discuss how it has worked in their states and the reception it has received from the credit union system.




Interstate Branching of State Chartered Credit Unions

  • Group Discussion

Increasingly, state credit unions are seeking the ability to expand fields of memberships and operations across state lines. Statutory and regulatory treatment of interstate branching varies. Opinions among state regulators as to the propriety of interstate branching also varies. This session will provide an opportunity to discuss the future of interstate branching.




Adjournment of the 2017 State Regulator National Meeting

*Agenda subject to change