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Published on August 24, 2009 | by LawNews

Prof. Norman Silber Elected to Board of Consumers Union Action Fund

Professor Norman I. Silber has been elected to the Board of The Consumers Union Action Fund.

Consumers Union Action Fund Elects Board Members
By Kenneth Weine
Consumer Reports Office

YONKERS, NY — The Consumers Union Action Fund, whose most recent activities include launching a public education campaign in support of recently passed federal legislation reforming federal laws regulating credit cards, elected the following members to its Board:

• Jean Ann Fox — Ms. Fox is the Director of Financial Services for the Consumer Federation of America, a position that she has held since 1997. She has served on the Consumers Union Board of Directors since 1977.

• Norman I. Silber — Professor Silber is a Professor of Law at the Hofstra University School of Law in Hempstead, NY. He has served on the Consumers Union Board of Directors since 1996. He is the author of Test and Protest, a book about Consumers Union and product testing.

The Consumers Union Action Fund is the 501(c) (4) affiliate of Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports. CUAF’s purpose is to educate and activate the public about critical public policy issues affecting consumers. This year CUAF has focused public attention on legislative efforts to reform financial services, health care and food safety.

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