WASHINGTON (5/15/08)—Treasury official Robert U. Foster III will join the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) as deputy director of the Office of Public & Congressional Affairs effective May 19, the NCUA announced. Foster presently is deputy assistant Treasury Secretary for Legislative Affairs for banking and finance. In his new job, Foster will work with NCUA’s Public and Congressional Affairs Director John McKechnie. Foster joins the regulatory agency after 19 years of government service, and a stint in private industry, the announcement said. He is a native of Purcellville, Va., and holds a B.A. degree in Economics from Virginia Tech University.