NAFCU’s Bahhur, Coleman promoted to lead reg teams
Oct. 9, 2013 - Jiji Bahhur and Michael Coleman were promoted Monday to the posts of NAFCU Director of Compliance and NAFCU Director of Regulatory Affairs, respectively, by association Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and General Counsel Carrie Hunt.
Bahhur and Coleman previously held positions as regulatory compliance counsels.
“Jiji and Michael have been instrumental during an extremely challenging time in providing our members with outstanding regulatory compliance assistance,” said Hunt. “I am confident that, under their direction, NAFCU’s regulatory affairs and regulatory compliance operations will keep members up to date on critical regulatory compliance issues and ensure their interests are well represented before NCUA, CFPB and other federal agencies having an impact on credit unions.”
Bahhur will now be in charge of all aspects of NAFCU’s regulatory compliance assistance program and oversee the association’s compliance-related products and services, including the Credit Union Compliance GPS and online training for board and new staff members.
Bahhur is a graduate of Thomas M. Cooley Law School and holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s from the University of Detroit Mercy. She is a member of the Virginia State Bar, Michigan State Bar, and the American Bar Association.
As head of NAFCU’s regulatory affairs division, Coleman will serve as staff liaison to federal regulatory agencies, assist in handling the development and implementation of the association’s regulatory policies, and conduct analysis, interpretation and explanation of policy issues impacting NAFCU's members.
Coleman is a graduate of George Mason University School of Law and earned his bachelor’s from the University of Virginia. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Federated States of Micronesia Bar, and the American Bar Association.