FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 14, 2008
Contact: Bryan Hubbard
Comptroller of the Currency Announces Community Bank Directors Workshops for 2008
WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency today announced its 2008 schedule of workshops for national community bank directors.
"OCC bank director workshops provide practical training to directors of national community banks," said Comptroller of the Currency John C. Dugan. "Taught by experienced bank examiners, these workshops provide useful insight that bank directors can apply every day."
The OCC offers three one-day workshops, which cost $65 each:
For $100, the OCC also offers the following two-day workshop for national bank directors with fewer than three years of experience or directors who would like to review the basics:
These workshops are offered around the country throughout the year and are geared primarily to outside directors of national community banks with assets of less than $1 billion. Management directors may also find the workshops beneficial. Space is limited to 50 participants to promote open and targeted dialogue. Attendees receive pre-course reading and course materials, an OCC telephone seminar CD, other supervisory material, a continental breakfast and lunch.
For more information and to register online, visit http://www.occ.gov/about/occ-for-you/bankers/bankers-education/index-bankers-education.html. You may also contact the registration center by calling 336-451-0557 or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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