NCUA Names New Consumer Protection Director


On October 26, NCUA announced the selection of Gail Laster as Director of the Office of Consumer Protection. Ms. Laster most recently served as Deputy Chief Counsel for the House Financial Services Committee where she participated in drafting the Dodd-Frank Act. Prior to her work in the House, Ms. Laster served as General Counsel to HUD, as Director of Government Relations for the Legal Services Corporation, and as Counsel to two Senate committees. Ms. Laster succeeds Ken Buckham, who will retire at year-end 2012.


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