Eurgubian appointed director of external affairs and communications and political adviser

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia (February 14, 2022) – Today, National Credit Union Administration Chairman Todd M. Harper announced the appointment of Elizabeth A. Eurgubian as Director of External Affairs and Communications and Policy Advisor, effective February 14, 2022.

“Elizabeth is a well-known expert in financial services regulatory policy and compliance,” said NCUA President Todd M. Harper. “Not only does she know the industry well, but she also understands how the policies affect credit unions and their members. In addition, she communicates these issues effectively, clearly and logically. I am therefore confident that Elizabeth will move quickly to support the strategic goals and priorities of the agency to ensure the safety and soundness of the credit union system and to protect credit union members.

“I am honored to join the NCUA and the team of dedicated people who serve the credit union industry and its members,” said Ms. Eurgubian. “The work of the NCUA is essential to ensuring that credit unions meet the financial needs of the millions of Americans who depend on them in the most efficient way possible. I look forward to working with President Harper and the NCUA Board of Directors on this important mission.

In her new role, Ms. Eurgubian will lead the agency’s communications and congressional affairs initiatives and serve as policy advisor to the president.

Prior to joining the NCUA, Ms. Eurgubian was Deputy Director of Advocacy and Senior Counsel for Regulatory and Executive Branch Relations at the Credit Union National Association. At Independent Community Bankers of America, Ms. Eurgubian served as Vice President and Senior Regulatory Advisor. She has also worked as Assistant General Counsel for Sallie Mae, Inc. and as an attorney for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Prior to her legal work at the Federal Reserve, she was Deputy Director of Legislative Affairs for the National Mental Health Association. She also worked as a legal assistant for the Office of the General Counsel of the United States House of Representatives.

Ms. Eurgubian earned her law degree from American University, Washington College of Law, and her bachelor’s degree in international relations from the University of Southern California.

Shirlene J. Manley