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Contact: Stephanie Collins
(202) 649-6870

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Hosts Workshop in Illinois

WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency will host a workshop in Lisle, Ill., at the Wyndham Lisle – Chicago Hotel, April 8-10, for directors of national community banks and federal savings associations.

“Mastering the Basics: A Director’s Challenge” is a workshop designed exclusively for directors of institutions supervised by the OCC and provides practical information on the fundamental requirements of board participation.  Taught by seasoned OCC supervision staff, the workshop focuses on directors’ duties and core responsibilities, effective board and committee structure, expectations of the regulators, key information needs, understanding bank ratings, and the like.

The workshop fee is $99.  Participants receive a pre-workshop reading package and course materials, assorted supervisory publications, and a Dictionary of Banking Terms.  The workshop is limited to the first 35 registrants.

The workshop is one of 37 being offered nationwide to enhance and expand the skills of national community bank and federal savings association directors.  For information, including a complete list of available workshops, or to register for a workshop, visit https://www.seiservices.com/occ/ or call (240) 485-1700. 

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