WASHINGTON (1/6/15)--The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council's (FFIEC) State Liaison Committee (SLC) will welcome Mary Hughes as a new member, succeeding Thomas Candon for the remainder of his term.
Hughes, the financial institutions bureau chief of the Idaho Department of Finance, will serve through March 31. Candon is the former deputy commissioner of banking for the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation.
Hughes's appointment has been confirmed by the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors (NASCUS). The other four members on the committee are: Chair David Cotney, commissioner of banks for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Lauren Kingry, superintendent of the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions; Karen Lawson, director of the Office of Banking within the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services; and Michael Mach, division of banking administrator for the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions.
The SLC consists of five representatives of state banking agencies that supervise financial institutions and members are designated from the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, American Council of State Savings Supervisors, NASCUS and the council.
Hughes has held various positions in the Idaho Department of Finance, including deputy attorney general in 1990, lead attorney and consumer finance bureau chief. She has also served as an officer and director of NASCUS and the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators and as an officer of the business and corporate law section of the Idaho State Bar.