June 18, 2012

Florida Regulator Linda Charity Appointed to NASCUS Board of Directors

Arlington, Va. —NASCUS Chairman Orla Beth Peck (UT) has appointed Florida regulator Linda Charity to the NASCUS Board of Directors. Charity is the Interim Commissioner for the Florida Office of Financial Regulation (OFR) and also serves as Director of the OFR's Division of Financial Institutions.

Charity, with more than 30 years of state regulator experience, has held various senior leadership roles at the Florida agency where she began her career as an examiner. “NASCUS is pleased to welcome Linda to the NASCUS Board of Directors,” said NASCUS Chairman Peck, the supervisor of credit unions for the Utah Department of Financial Institutions. “She is a respected veteran of state financial regulation and we are grateful to have her wealth of experience on the NASCUS Board.”

Charity is filling the unexpired term held by Kathy Stewart, previously of the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions. Charity's term will end September 2013. "NASCUS expresses its appreciation to Kathy Stewart for her service to NASCUS both as a Board member and during her time as Treasurer. We wish her well in future endeavors and remain grateful for the time and energy she contributed to NASCUS and the state system, " said NASCUS President and CEO Mary Martha Fortney.

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