Rodney E. Hood was appointed by President George W.Bush to a seat, November 15, 2005, on the Board of the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). Following his appointment, on November 30, 2005, the NCUA Board elected Mr. Hood to serve as the Vice Chairman of the Board. Prior to joining NCUA, Mr. Hood served in the Bush Administration at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as the Associate Administrator of the Rural Housing Service.