SEC Investor Advisory Committee

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SEC Investor Advisory Committee
Founded 2009
Headquarters Washington, D.C.
Web site

On June 3, 2009, Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro announced the formation of an Investor Advisory Committee to give investors a greater voice in the Commission's work.[1] SEC Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar will serve as the Commission's primary sponsor of the Committee.


The Investor Advisory Committee's charter provides for a broad scope of interest, including:

  • Advising the Commission on matters of concern to investors in the securities markets
  • Providing the Commission with investors' perspectives on current, non-enforcement, regulatory issues
  • Serving as a source of information and recommendations to the Commission regarding the Commission's regulatory programs from the point of view of investors

Current Members

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 J. Joseph, president of the North American Securities Administrators Association and securities administrator for the State of Colorado, will be an ex-officio participant.

The Advisory Committee's other members will include:


  1. Press Release. Securities and Exchange Commission.