Dec. 21, 2015

CONTACT: Patrick Keefe, NASCUS Communications/(703) 528-5974;

To serve as advocate for state CU system before regulators, lawmakers

Nichole SeabronARLINGTON, Va. – Nichole Seabron is the new NASCUS vice president, legislative/regulatory counsel, joining the association today after previously serving as a federal government attorney and as an advocate for the credit union system.

In her role, Seabron will be responsible for representing the state credit union system before federal regulators and lawmakers, as well as analyzing and interpreting key regulatory and legislative developments for NASCUS members and the state system at large.

“Nichole brings a wealth of experience from her background in the regulatory environment, in credit unions and in financial services generally,” said Lucy Ito, NASCUS president and CEO. “She joins the state system just in time for the New Year, when she will assist the state system in tackling a number of challenges and opportunities.”

Seabron replaces Sabrina Bergen, who took another position in Washington last fall.

Before joining NASCUS, Seabron was an attorney advisor with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Washington, D.C., where, among other things, she advised clients on implementation of agency assistance programs administered by the Department of Homeland Security/FEMA in accordance with relevant statues, regulations, guidance and more.

Prior to that, she served as federal compliance counsel/regulatory affairs for the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), also in Washington. In that position, Seabron served as advisory counsel to CUNA-member credit unions on banking regulations; acted as association liaison to financial institution regulators; monitored and analyzed regulatory developments; and more.

Before that, she was a corporate compliance officer/AVP for Bank of America, Private Bank in Washington.

Seabron received a JD from Howard University School of Law and an LLM from American University Washington College of Law, both of Washington, D.C. She is a member of the District of Columbia and Minnesota bars.


Higher-res photo (in PNG format) of Nichole Seabron available here.

Information Contact:
Patrick Keefe, Vice President, Communications, or (703) 528-5974

The National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors (NASCUS) is the primary resource and voice of the state governmental agencies that charter, regulate and examine the nation’s state-chartered credit unions. NASCUS membership is made up of state-chartered credit unions, state regulators and other supporters of the state credit union system. NASCUS is the only organization dedicated to the defense and promotion of the state credit union charter and the autonomy of state credit union regulatory agencies.