WASHINGTON (2/2/11)--House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) is the latest of many big name speakers that are set to appear at the Credit Union National Association's (CUNA) 2011 Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in Washington. McCarthy was recently elected to serve his third term in the House of Representatives, and is a member of the House Financial Services Committee.
House Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio), House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.), finance committee member Rep. Ed Royce (R-Calif.) and Senate Banking Committee member Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) are also among the long list of luminaries on the GAC lineup. Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), and Reps. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) and Steve Stivers (R-Ohio) are also set to speak at the GAC, which will begin on Feb. 27 and end on March 3. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau architect Elizabeth Warren and co-authors of The New York Times No. 1 best-seller "Game Change" Mark Halperin and John Heilemann are also scheduled to address GAC attendees. The GAC will also feature keynote speeches from actor and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals co-founder John Schneider and "Miracle on the Hudson" pilot Captain Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger III. To register for the 2011 GAC, use the resource link.