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Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Interagency Joint Public Hearing

The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) (collectively "the agencies") are holding a series of joint public hearings in four cities to receive public comments as they consider updating their regulations governing procedures for assessing a financial institution's performance under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA).

View the Joint Press Release announcing these hearings. The Hearings Notice provides additional information and includes a list of topics and questions about which the agencies are specifically requesting comment.

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Agenda - July 19, 2010
Arlington, Virginia

9:00 to 9:30 am
Welcome and Opening Comments

  • Martin J. Gruenberg, Vice Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
  • Elizabeth A. Duke, Governor, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
  • John C. Dugan, Comptroller of the Currency
  • John E. Bowman, Acting Director, Office of Thrift Supervision
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9:00 to 10:40 am
Panel 1: Community, Consumer and State and Local Government Perspectives

  • Leadership Conference on Civil Rights: Wade Henderson, President and CEO
  • National Community Reinvestment Coalition: Josh Silver, Vice President, Research and Policy
  • Consumer Federation of America: Barry Zigas, Director of Housing Policy
  • Massachusetts Division of Banks: Steven Antonakes, Commissioner
  • New York City Department of Consumer Affairs: Jonathan Mintz, Commissioner
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10:50 am to 12:00 noon
Panel 2: Industry Perspectives

  • American Bankers Association: Marie M. Bibbs, ExecutiveVice President, City First Bank of DC, NA, Washington DC
  • Independent Community Bankers of America: Jeff Dick, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of MainStreet Bank in Herndon VA
  • National Bankers Association: Michael Grant, President
  • Community Development Bankers Association and Community Development Financial Institution Coalition: Jeannine Jacokes, Chair, CDFI Coalition
  • Citi: Robert Annibale, Global Director, Citi Microfinance and Community Development
  • Ohio Bankers League: Michael Van Buskirk, President and CEO
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1:00 to 2:10 pm
Panel 3: Community Development and CRA

  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation: Michael Rubinger, President and CEO
  • Enterprise Community Partners: Terri Ludwig, Executive Vice President and COO
  • National Association of Affordable Housing Lenders: Dorothy Broadman, Board Member, NAAHL and Senior Vice President, Capital One
  • Calvert Foundation: Lisa Hall, Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer
  • Mercy Housing: Julie Gould, Senior Vice President, Community Investment and Impact
  • New York University, Furman Center: Sarah Gerecke, Executive Director
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2:20 to 3:30 pm
Panel 4: Emerging Issues

  • Center for American Progress: Sarah Rosen Wartell, Executive Vice President
  • Neighborhood Economic Development Advocacy Project: Sarah Ludwig, Founder and Executive Director
  • New York University Stern School of Business: Lawrence J. White
  • New York Law School: Richard Marsico
  • Calvin Bradford and Associates: Calvin Bradford, President, Williamsburg VA
  • National Fair Housing Alliance: Deborah Goldberg, Program Director
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3:40 to 4:30 pm
Individual Presentations

  • Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development: David Hanzel, Policy Director, New York, NY
  • Working in Neighborhoods: Sister Barbara Busch, Director, Cincinnati, OH
  • Communities United for Action: Marilyn Evans, Executive Director, Cincinnati, OH
  • People United for Sustainable Housing: Aaron Bartley, Buffalo, NY
  • Financial Literacy Group: Dominic Iannicola Jr, Washington, D.C.
  • Creative Investment Research Inc.: William Cunningham, Washington, D.C.
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Last Updated 9/30/2010 Comments@fdic.gov