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Our Board and Council meetings are changing

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Since establishing our Consumer Advisory Board and Councils in 2012, these groups have provided us with information about emerging trends and practices, allowed us to hear directly from small financial institutions, and the Academic Research Council has provided technical and scientific advice to our Office of Research. From their establishment, we’ve been committed to providing transparency into these interactions by providing membership information, meeting summaries, and notices of meetings , among other things.

Some stakeholders have requested even more openness, however – and we’ve taken those requests to heart. To provide more transparency and to be responsive to the requests we’ve received, we’re changing the format of our Board and Council meetings and opening these full meetings to the public. Starting with our June 18th meeting, the public may attend (or watch online) the full Consumer Advisory Board and Council meetings, the same way most other agencies allow under the Federal Advisory Committee Act.

A schedule of upcoming meetings and information about the Boards and Councils is also available.

The next opportunity to attend or view a Consumer Advisory Board meeting will be on June 18 in Reno, Nevada.

Save the date: Join us for a Consumer Advisory Board meeting in Reno, Nevada

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Join us for a Consumer Advisory Board meeting on Wednesday, June 18 with Director Cordray where we will discuss trends and themes in the mortgage market and new resources available to consumers looking to buy a home.

Truckee Meadows Community College
7000 Dandini Blvd.
Reno, NV 89512

Director Cordray will give remarks and our Consumer Advisory Board will discuss various trends and themes they are seeing in the marketplace and provide feedback about our new resources for consumers in the housing market.

This event requires an RSVP and, starting with our June 18th meeting, all of our Advisory Board and Council meetings will be open to the public. The full Board and Council meetings will be available by livestream and open to the public.

Send us an email to RSVP.

You can check out the meeting agenda and event flyer. See you there!

Extended deadline: Apply to our Community Bank Advisory Council and Credit Union Advisory Council

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If you’re considering applying to our Credit Union Advisory Council (CUAC) and Community Bank Advisory Council (CBAC), you still have time to apply. We’re extending the application deadline by two weeks. All applications for our CBAC and CUAC must be received by March 14, 2014.

Submit an application

If you missed the earlier announcement, here’s what we’re looking for.

Save the date: Join us for a Consumer Advisory Board meeting in Washington, D.C.

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Join us for a Consumer Advisory Board meeting with Director Cordray where we will discuss the consumer experience in the credit reporting market.

10:00 a.m. EST, Thursday, February 27
Constitution Center (Auditorium)
400 7th Street SW
Washington, D.C. 20024

Director Cordray will give remarks, and our Consumer Advisory Board will listen to consumer groups, community and industry representatives, and members of the public.

This event is open to the public and requires an RSVP.

To RSVP, email cfpb.events@cfpb.gov with:

  • Your full name
  • Your organizational affiliation (if any)
  • Subject line: Consumer Advisory Board

You can take a look at the meeting’s agenda. You can also check out our schedule of upcoming and previous Board and Council meetings.

Don’t forget! The deadline to apply to be part of the Consumer Advisory Board and Councils is on February 28th. Check out the announcement for directions to apply.

See you there!