WASHINGTON—Mary Hughes, a former officer and director with the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors (NASCUS) is among those included in the latest round of appointments and reappointments to the State Liaison Council at the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC).

Hughes, financial bureau chief of the Idaho Department of Finance, had her nomination confirmed by NASCUS in January, completing a partial term vacancy created when Thomas Candon resigned upon announcing his retirement. Hughes' first term will formally begin today and run through Mach 31, 2017.

An active member of the Idaho State Bar, she has also served as an officer of the Business and Corporate Law Section of the bar association there, as well as having been an officer and director with the American Association of Residential Mortgage Realtors.

Lauren Kingry, superintendent of the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions, was reappointed for a second term, having first been appointed in 2013. Prior to joining the SLC, Kingry spent 39 years in commercial banking with community and regional banks, and he also serves as treasurer of the CSBS Board of directors, as well as on many community boards.

Caroline Jones was appointed for her first term on the SLC. Jones is currently commissioner of the Texas Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending, as well as serving on the American Council of State Savings Supervisors. Her term will run through March 31, 2017.

Rounding out the SLC are:

  • Chairman David Cotney, commissioner of banks for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Karen Lawson, director of the Office of Banking within the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services.

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