ALEXANDRIA, Va. (7/28/10)--The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) on Tuesday introduced its latest chief economist, John Worth. Worth, who took over as the NCUA’s Director of the Office of the Chief Economist on July 26, will monitor “international, national, and regional economic and financial market developments and trends,” the NCUA said. Worth will also take part in NCUA policy program development, the release added. In a statement accompanying the release, NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz said that Worth brings “a wide-range of governmental experience” to the position of chief economist. Prior to joining the NCUA, Worth served as policy research manager at the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). Worth has also held various positions in the U.S. Treasury. For the full NCUA release, use the resource link.