Federal Advisory Council
December 31, 2005
- District 1--James C. Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Webster Bank, N.A. and Webster Financial Corporation, Waterbury, Conn.
- District 2--Thomas A. Renyi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
The Bank of New York, N.Y.
- District 3--Bruce L. Hammonds President and Chief Executive Officer, MBNA Corporation, Wilmington, Del.
- District 4--Martin G. McGuinn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mellon Financial Corp., Pittsburgh, Pa.
- District 5--G. Kennedy Thompson, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Wachovia Corporation, Charlotte, N.C.
- District 6--Fred L. Green III, Vice Chairman, Synovus Financial Corporation, Columbus, Ga.
- District 7--Dennis J. Kuester, President and Chief Executive Officer, Marshall & Ilsley Corporation, Milwaukee, Wis.
- District 8--J. Kenneth Glass, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, First Horizon National Corporation, Memphis, Tenn.
- District 9--Jerry A. Grundhofer, President and Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Bancorp, Minneapolis, Minn.
- District 10--Byron G. Thompson, Chairman, Country Club Bank, N.A., Kansas City, Mo.
- District 11--Gayle M. Earls, President and Chief Executive Officer, TIB--The Independent BankersBank, Dallas, Tex.
- District 12--Richard M. Kovacevich, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Wells Fargo and Company, San Francisco, Calif.
- Martin G. McGuinn, President
- Jerry A. Grundhofer, Vice President
- James E. Annable, Secretary
The Federal Advisory Council, which is a statutory body established under the Federal Reserve Act, consults with, and advises, the Board of Governors on all matters within the Board's jurisdiction. It is composed of one representative from each Federal Reserve District, chosen by the Reserve Bank in that District. The Federal Reserve Act requires the council to meet in Washington, D.C., at least four times a year. In 2005, it met on February 10-11, May 5-6, September 1-2, and December 8-9. The council met with the Board on February 11, May 6, September 2, and December 9, 2005.
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Consumer Advisory Council
December 31, 2005
- Stella Adams, Executive Director, North Carolina Fair Housing Center, Durham, N.C.
- Dennis L. Algiere, Senior Vice President, The Washington Trust Company, Westerly, R.I.
- Faith L. Anderson, Vice President/Legal Compliance and General Counsel, American Airlines Federal Credit Union, Fort Worth, Tex.
- Susan Bredehoft, Senior Vice President/ Compliance Risk Management, Commerce Bank, N.A., Cherry Hill, N.J.
- Sheila Canavan, Consumer Attorney, Law Office of Sheila Canavan, Moab, Utah
- Carolyn Carter, Attorney, National Consumer Law Center, Boston, Mass.
- Michael Cook, Vice President, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Bentonville, Ark.
- Donald S. Currie, Executive Director, Community Development Corporation of Brownsville, Brownsville, Tex.
- Anne Diedrick, Senior Vice President, JPMorgan Chase Bank, New York, N.Y.
- Dan Dixon, Group Senior Vice President, World Savings Bank, FSB, Washington, D.C.
- Hattie B. Dorsey, President and Chief Executive Officer, Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership, Atlanta, Ga.
- Kurt Eggert, Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Legal Education, Chapman University School of Law, Orange, Calif.
- James Garner, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, North American Consumer Finance for Citigroup, Baltimore, Md.
- Charles Gatson, Former Vice President, Midtown Community Development Corporation, Kansas City, Mo.
- Deborah Hickok, Vice President, MoneyGram Payment Systems, Inc., Ooltewah, Tenn.
- W. James King, President and Chief Executive Officer, Community Redevelopment Group, Cincinnati, Ohio
- Elsie Meeks, Executive Director, First Nations Oweesta Corporation, Rapid City, S.D.
- Bruce B. Morgan, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Valley State Bank, Roeland Park, Kans.
- Benjamin Robinson III, President and Chief Executive Officer, Innovative Risk Solutions, LLC, Charlotte, N.C.
- Mary Jane Seebach, Managing Director, Public Affairs, Countrywide Financial Corporation, Calabasas, Calif.
- Lisa Sodeika, Executive Vice President-Corporate Affairs, HSBC North America Holdings, Inc., Prospect Heights, Ill.
- Paul J. Springman, Chief Marketing Officer, Equifax, Atlanta, Ga.
- Forrest F. Stanley, Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, KeyBank National Association, Cleveland, Ohio
- Diane Thompson, Supervising Attorney, Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc., East St. Louis, Ill.
- Anselmo Villarreal, Executive Director, LaCasa de Esperanza, Inc., Waukesha, Wis.
- Clint Walker, General Counsel/Chief Administrative Officer, Juniper Bank, Wilmington, Del.
- Kelly K. Walsh, Former Senior Vice President, Bank of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii
- Marva E. Williams, Senior Vice President, Woodstock Institute, Chicago, Ill.
- Mark Pinsky, Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Community Capital Association, Philadelphia, Pa.
- Lori Swanson, Vice Chair, Solicitor General, Office of the Minnesota Attorney General, St. Paul, Minn.
The Consumer Advisory Council--a statutory body established pursuant to the 1976 amendments to the Equal Credit Opportunity Act--advises the Board of Governors on consumer financial services. Its members, who are appointed by the Board, are academics, state and local government officials, and representatives of the financial services industry and of consumer and community interests. In 2005, the council met with members of the Board on March 17, June 23, and October 27.
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Thrift Institutions Advisory Council
December 31, 2005
Eldon R. Arnold, President and Chief Executive Officer, Citizens Equity First Credit Union (CEFCU), Peoria, Ill.
- H. Brent Beesley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Heritage Bank, St. George, Utah
- Craig G. Blunden, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Provident Savings Bank, FSB, Riverside, Calif.
- Alexander R.M. Boyle, Vice Chairman, Chevy Chase Bank, Bethesda, Md.
- Robert M. Couch, President and Chief Executive Officer, New South Federal Savings Bank, Birmingham, Ala.
- Jeffrey H. Farver, President and Chief Executive Officer, San Antonio Federal Credit Union, San Antonio, Tex.
- Douglas K. Freeman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, NetBank, Alpharetta, Ga.
- Curtis L. Hage, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Home Federal Bank, Sioux Falls, S.D.
- David H. Hancock, Chief Executive Officer, North American Savings Bank, Grandview, Mo.
- George Jeffrey Records, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, MidFirst Bank, Oklahoma City, Okla.
- David Russell Taylor, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rahway Savings Institution, Rahway, N.J.
- Roy M. Whitehead, President and Chief Executive Officer, Washington Federal Savings, Seattle, Wash.
- Curtis L. Hage, President
- Roy M. Whitehead, Vice President
The Thrift Institutions Advisory Council was established by the Board of Governors to consult with, and advise, the Board on issues pertaining to the thrift industry and on other matters within the Board's jurisdiction. Its members, who are appointed by the Board, represent credit unions, savings and loan associations, and savings banks. In 2005, the council met with the Board on March 4, July 8, and December 2.
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