6.3.2009 The SEC formed an Investor Advisory Committee to give investors a greater voice in the SEC’s work. SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar will serve as the Commission’s primary sponsor of the Committee, and the Advisory Committee will be co-chaired by Richard (Mac) Hisey, President of AARP Financial Incorporated and AARP Funds, and Hye-Won Choi, Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Governance for TIAA-CREF. Fred Joseph, President of the North American Securities Administrators Association and Securities Administrator for the State of Colorado, will be an ex officio participant.

The Committee’s charter provides for a broad scope of interest, including:

  1. Advising the SEC on matters of concern to investors in the securities markets;
  2. Providing the SEC with investors’ perspectives on current, non-enforcement, regulatory issues; and
  3. Serving as a source of information and recommendations to the SEC regarding the SEC’s regulatory programs from the point of view of investors.

Click http://www.sec.gov/news/press/2009/2009-126.htm for more information about the advisory committee.