Kenneth A. Spearman
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 22, 2016
A final rule on changes in FCA's organizational structure was published today in the Federal Register.

July 14, 2016
FCA Board Adopts Final Rule on Farmer Mac Governance and Standards of Conduct (news release) and related fact sheet

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July 6, 2016
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June 30, 2016
FCA's 2015 Annual Report on the Farm Credit System (PDF, 76 pages, 16.4 MB)

June 20, 2016
Notice of Prohibition and Orders of Removal, Suspension, or Prohibition (Informational Memorandum)


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