WASHINGTON - The chairman of the National Credit Union Administration is saying that volunteers must take greater control of the industry, lest it become too much like banks.

In recent speeches, NCUA Chairman Norman E. D'Amours has warned the industry's volunteer boards against giving professional managers too much control. The industry risks losing congressional support and its tax exemption, according to Mr. D'Amours, if it strays from its legislated mission of providing credit to small borrowers.

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