Jill Long Thompson
Kenneth A. Spearman
Board Chairman and CEO

President Barack Obama has designated Kenneth A. Spearman Board Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Farm Credit Administration effective March 13, 2015. He succeeds Jill Long Thompson, who served as Chair and CEO since November 27, 2012.

Mr. Spearman has served as a member of the FCA Board since his appointment by President Obama in October 2009.

For more information, please see the March 16, 2015, press release.

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July 7, 2015
Safety and Soundness of the Farm Credit System (Informational Memorandum)

June 29, 2015
Agenda for July 8 FCA Board Meeting. Please notify FCA 24 hours in advance if you would like to attend. See the Events page for more information.

June 23, 2015
FCA’s Annual Report on the Farm Credit System’s Young, Beginning, and Small Farmer Mission Performance: 2014 Results (PDF, 21 pages, 1.71 MB)

Today FCA published a notice in the Federal Register to reopen the comment period on the proposed rule to revise the regulatory capital requirements for Farm Credit System institutions. The comment period will be open from June 26 through July 10.

June 22, 2015
Agencies Issue Flood Insurance Rule (joint news release issued by FCA and four other Federal financial regulators; PDF, 2 pages, 27 KB) and related Federal Register notice (PDF, 189 pages, 604 KB)


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