NAPERVILLE, Ill. (4/29/09)--Nearly 160 credit union activists are expected today at the Illinois Credit Union League's (ICUL) annual legislative day and reception in Springfield. At the event, National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Chairman Michael Fryzel will discuss "Current Issues With NCUA," said the league. Other highlights:
* Robert Meza, director of the state Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Credit Union Division, will provide an update on Illinois' state-chartered credit unions; * Legislative leaders from the Senate and House Financial Institutions committees will discuss issues pending before the committees; and * ICUL staffers Steve Olson, executive vice president, general counsel, and Keith Sias, director of state governmental affairs, will brief participants on current issues critical to credit unions;
Participants also will visit lawmakers at the State Capitol and expect to meet more than 40 lawmakers at a legislative reception. The Illinois General Assembly is scheduled to adjourn its spring legislative session on May 31.