CFPB Advisory Boards and Committees
This system collects and maintains information on Bureau advisory committee members and applicants, and those that may interact with the Bureau regarding the committees. The records are used for administration of the advisory committees, including the evaluation of potential committee members for eligibility to serve on Bureau committees and preparation of minutes and reports of Bureau advisory committee meetings, events, or programs. The information will also be used for administrative purposes to ensure quality control, performance, and improving management processes.
Who is covered: Individuals covered by this system include any individual who has recommended an individual to be on an advisory committee to the Bureau (Bureau board or council), applies to serve on an advisory committee, is currently serving on a Bureau advisory committee and/or has served on a Bureau advisory committee and is no longer serving. Bureau advisory committee alternatives are also included in this system. Individuals covered by this system also include any individual, including a member of the public, who upon invitation from a Bureau advisory committee, provides advice or comments or otherwise interacts with a Bureau advisory committee.
What information is collected: Information maintained on individuals who are applying to be, or are past, present or recommended members of Bureau advisory committees will include: (1) Contact information (e.g., name, business phone number, email address); (2) information relevant to the Bureau’s determination of an individual’s eligibility for serving on a Bureau advisory committees, including but not limited to (a) that individual’s date of birth, place of birth, citizenship and/or resident status, and any prior or pending civil or criminal actions against that individual for the purpose of conducting a background investigation; (b) education, registration in professional societies, work experience, record of performance, publications authored, membership on other boards and committees, professional awards, for purposes of assessing an individual’s qualifications for service; (3) financial disclosure information, declaration of desire and eligibility to serve, and lobbyist registrations, for purposes of identifying any potential conflicts of interest that may arise from an individual’s service on a Bureau advisory committees; (4) names of professional references and notes and records of conversations with those references; (5) demographic information, such as gender and race/ethnicity; and (6) miscellaneous correspondence relating to the above. Information maintained on experts, consultants, and other members of the public invited to provide advice or comments to a Bureau advisory committee or otherwise interact with a Bureau advisory committee will include contact information (e.g., name, business phone number, email address).
Why is the information collected: For administration of the committees or boards, including the evaluation of potential board or committee members for eligibility to serve on CFPB board or committee and the preparation of minutes and reports of CFPB board or committee meetings, events, or programs.
System of Records Notice
History for this System of Records Notice
83 FR 23435; 78 FR 25428