Consumer Advisory Council New Membership
January 6, 2003
Circular No. 11489

To All Depository Institutions and Others
Concerned in the Second Federal Reserve District:

In a recent press release, the Federal Reserve Board named ten new members to its Consumer Advisory Council for three-year terms and designated a new Chair and Vice Chair of the Council for 2003.

The Council advises the Board on the exercise of its responsibilities under the Consumer Credit Protection Act and on other matters in the area of consumer financial services. The Council meets three times a year in Washington, D.C.

Ronald Reiter was designated Chair; his term runs through December 2003. Mr. Reiter is Supervising Deputy Attorney General for the California Department of Justice. Agnes Bundy Scanlan was designated Vice Chair; her term on the Council ends in December 2004. Ms. Scanlan is Managing Director and Chief Compliance Officer for FleetBoston Financial.

The ten new members are:

Susan Bredehoft, Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Dan Dixon, Washington, District of Columbia
James Garner, Tampa, Florida
Charles Gatson, Kansas City, Missouri
James King, Cincinnati, Ohio
Elsie Meeks, Kyle, South Dakota
Mark Pinsky, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Benjamin Robinson, Charlotte, North Carolina
Diane Thompson, East St. Louis, Illinois
Clint Walker, Wilmington, Delaware