Consumer bureau’s advisory committees set to meet over 3 days in April

The four panels that advise the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on its research activities, trends in consumer finance and how the bureau carries out its functions under federal statutes affecting banks and credit unions with $10 billion or less in assets are set to meet publicly April 6, 7, and 8.

According to notices slated to publish Wednesday in the Federal Register, the Consumer Advisory Board (CAB) will meet from 1 to 5 p.m. Eastern April 6; the Community Bank Advisory Council (CBAC) and Credit Union Advisory Council (CUAC) will meet from 1 to 5 p.m. Eastern April 7; and the Academic Research Council (ARC) will meet from 1 to 5 p.m. Eastern April 8.

The panels’ agendas will be published on the bureau’s website one full one day prior to their meetings, according to the notices.

Written comments may be provided to the panels by members of the public; send comments by email to, at least seven days in advance of the meetings. The comments will be provided to panel members for consideration, the notices state. The bureau also n noted that those who wish to view the open meeting should RSVP (via this link: by noon one day prior to the meetings.

CAB meeting notice

CBAC meeting notice

CUAC meeting notice

ARC meeting notice