Advisory groups

Whether we’re writing regulations, redesigning forms so they are easier to understand, or following new trends in consumer finance, we count on stakeholders for advice and insight. In addition to our day-to-day work of , we also convene four independent groups for formal input on everything from consumer engagement, to policy development, to research.

Our work

Consumer Advisory Board

The Consumer Advisory Board is a crowdsourced group of experts on consumer protection, consumer financial products or services, community development, fair lending, civil rights, underserved communities, and communities that have been significantly impacted by higher priced mortgage loans. They are charged with identifying and assessing the impact of emerging products, practices, or services on consumers and other market participants.

Academic Research Council

The Academic Research Council advises us on research methodologies, data collection, and analytic strategies and provides feedback about research and strategic planning.

Community Bank Advisory Council

The Community Bank Advisory Council advises us on regulating consumer financial products or services, offering the unique perspectives of community banks. They share information, analysis, and recommendations to better inform our policy development, rulemaking, and engagement work.

Credit Union Advisory Council

The Credit Union Advisory Council advises us on regulating consumer financial products or services, offering the unique perspectives of credit unions. They share information, analysis, and recommendations to better inform our policy development, rulemaking, and engagement work.