ALEXANDRIA, Va. (1/16/14)--National Credit Union Administration Board Member Richard Metsger will represent the agency on the NeighborWorks America board of directors.
Metsger was appointed by NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz, who is vice chair of the NeighborWorks board of directors.
Metsger said he looks forward to working with NeighborWorks board members "in their efforts to create affordable housing opportunities for low-income Americans and their families in safe, sustainable neighborhoods."
Federal Reserve Board Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin is the current NeighborWorks America board chairman, and Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry, Federal Housing Administration Commissioner Carol Galante, and Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Board Member Jeremiah Norton also serve on the NeighborWorks board.
NeighborWorks America works to provide access to homeownership and to safe and affordable rental housing. In the past five years, NeighborWorks' affiliated organizations have generated more than $19.5 billion in reinvestment in their communities, according to a release, which also stated that NeighborWorks America is the nation's leading trainer of community development and affordable housing professionals.