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Neel Kashkari became the 13th president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis on Jan. 1, 2016.

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June 2020

All times Central unless otherwise noted

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June 1

  • 9:30–10:00 am
    Conference call with Bank officer and staff
  • 10:00–11:00 am
    Call with Bank officer
  • 11:30–12:00 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers and staff
  • 12:00–12:30 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers and staff
  • 1:15–2:15 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers and staff
  • 3:00–3:30 pm
    Call with Harry Melander, Vice Chair, FRB Minneapolis Board of Directors; and President, Minnesota Building and Construction Trades
    Topic: Bank business

June 2

  • 7:30–9:30 pm
    University of St. Thomas Morrison Family College of Health Advisory Board meeting
    Location: Virtual

June 3

  • 9:00–9:30 am
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 10:00–11:00 am
    Participate in virtual employee town hall
  • 12:00–12:30 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers and staff
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Call with David Emery, retired CEO and Executive Chairman, Black Hills Corporation; and FRB Minneapolis Director
    Topic: Bank business
  • 2:00–4:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 4:00–5:00 pm
    Conference call with FRS officials

June 4

  • 12:00–12:30 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers and staff
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Call with FRS official
  • 3:00–4:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 4:15–5:15 pm
    Conference call with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Georgina Brelje, Beth Commers, Jean Hinz, Amy Phenix, Meredith Lee, Alene Tchourumoff

June 5

  • 8:00–8:30 am
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 10:45–11:00 am
    Call with Bank staff member
  • 11:30–12:00 pm
    Conference call with FRB Minneapolis Board of Directors
    Bank staff: Ron Feldman, LuAnne Pederson, Kathryn Peterson, Amy Phenix, Niel Willardson
  • 12:00–12:30 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers and staff
  • 12:30–1:00 pm
    Conference call with Joe Witt, President & CEO, Minnesota Bankers Association
    Topic: Understanding mortgage relief plans
    Bank staff: Ron Feldman, Alene Tchourumoff
  • 1:00–4:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff

June 8

  • 9:00–9:30 am
    Videoconference with FRS officials
  • 12:00–12:30 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers and staff
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Call with Bank officer
  • 1:30–2:00 pm
    Conference call with Scott Aaronson, Vice President of Security and Preparedness, Edison Electric Institute; and David Batz, Senior Director, Cyber and Infrastructure Security, Edison Electric Institute
    Topic: Outreach/sharing information
    Bank staff: Ron Feldman, Amy Phenix, Kathryn Peterson, Alene Tchourumoff
  • 2:00–2:30 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 3:00–3:30 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers and staff
  • 4:00–5:00 pm
    Videoconference with FRS officials

June 9

  • 8:00–8:30 am
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 8:30–9:00 am
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 9:00–4:00 pm
    FOMC Meeting
    Location: Virtual

June 10

  • 8:00–11:00 am
    FOMC Meeting
    Location: Virtual
  • 12:00–12:30 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers and staff
  • 12:45–1:15 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 2:00–2:45 pm
    Conference call with senior State of Minnesota officials and staff members
    Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison
    Commissioner Steve Kelley, Minnesota Department of Commerce
    Kasey Kier, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
    Donna Cassutt, Chief of Staff, Office of the Minnesota Attorney General
    Sadaf Rahmani, Policy Research Associate, Office of the Minnesota Attorney General
    Heidi Retterath, ‎Director of Government Affairs & Data Science, Minnesota Department of Commerce
    Topic: Mortgage relief issues
    Bank staff: Ron Feldman, Jean Hinz, Jason Schmidt, Elizabeth Starling, Alene Tchourumoff

June 11

  • 10:15–10:30 am
    Call with FRS official
  • 10:30–11:30 am
    FRB Minneapolis Executive Committee conference call
  • 12:00–12:30 pm
    Call with Laurie Nordquist, Lead Regional President, Upper Midwest Region, Wells Fargo
    Topic: Mortgage relief issues
  • 4:00–5:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff

June 12

  • 8:00–8:30 am
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 9:00–9:45 am
    Conference call with Bank officers and staff
  • 11:30–12:30 pm
    Conference call with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Georgina Brelje, Beth Commers, Jean Hinz, Meredith Lee, Amy Phenix, Alene Tchourumoff
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Phone interview with Kayla Tausche, CNBC
    Topic: COVID-19 and the economy
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine
  • 2:00–2:30 pm
    Phone interview with Jeanna Smialek, New York Times
    Topic: Racism and labor market disparities
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine
  • 4:00–4:30 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers

June 15

  • 9:00–9:30 am
    Conference call with Ronen Rosenfeld, Professor and Head, Machine Learning Department, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University; and Ryan Tibshirani, Associate Professor Department of Statistics and Machine Learning Department, Carnegie Mellon University
    Topic: COVID-19 and the economy
    Bank staff: Ron Feldman, Mark Wright, Abigail Wozniak
  • 1:30–2:00 pm
    Call with Bank officer
  • 4:00–4:30 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers and staff

June 16

  • 8:00–8:30 am
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 2:00–2:30 pm
    Call with Bank staff member

June 17

  • 10:00–11:00 am
    Speak during Rural Equitable Development Forum virtual event, moderated by Ann Glumac, Principal, Glumac Executive Enterprise
    Topic: COVID-19; issues affecting the rural economy
    Bank staff: Beth Commers, Meredith Lee, Casey Lozar, Joseph Mahon, Elizabeth Starling, Alene Tchourumoff
  • 12:30–1:00 pm
    Call with Laurie Nordquist, Lead Regional President, Upper Midwest Region, Wells Fargo
    Topic: Mortgage relief issues
  • 2:00–2:30 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 3:30–4:00 pm
    Phone interview with James Politi, Financial Times
    Topic: The Federal Reserve and racial injustice
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine
  • 4:00–4:30 pm
    Conference call with FRS officials
  • 4:30–5:00 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers

June 18

  • 9:00–9:30 am
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 9:30–10:00 am
    Opening remarks for Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute Spring Conference: “Higher Ed: Who Pays?”
    Location: Virtual
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers and staff
  • 2:00–2:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officer
  • 4:00–5:00 pm
    Conference call with FRS officials

June 19

  • 8:00–8:30 am
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 9:00–10:00 am
    Conference call with Bank officers and staff
  • 11:00–11:30 am
    Videoconference with Women Corporate Directors Minnesota Chapter board members
    Kristen Ames, Practice Administrator, KPMG
    Cindy Brooks, Partner, KPMG
    Paula Skjefte, CEO, Waterford Consulting
    Kathy Rodel, Board of Directors, Generac Power Systems
    Topic: Prep for June 22 Women Corporate Directors Minnesota Chapter webinar
    Bank staff: Meredith Lee, Amy Phenix
  • 12:30–1:00 pm
    Twitter Q&A with Margaret Brennan, Face the Nation
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine, Sofia Horvath, Meredith Lee, Amy Phenix, Abigail Wozniak, Mark Wright
    Location: Virtual
  • 1:30–2:00 pm
    Phone interview with Rachel Siegel, Washington Post
    Topic: Systemic racism
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine
  • 2:00–2:30 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 2:30–3:00 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 3:30–4:00 pm
    Conference call with current and former FRB Minneapolis directors
    Tom Armstrong, SVP/Market President, Forward Bank
    Jeanne Crain, President & CEO, Bremer Financial Corporation
    Brenda Foster, Chairman, President & CEO, First Western Bank & Trust
    Kate Kelly, Regional President, Minnesota, PNC Financial Services Group, Inc
    Topic: Fed lending facilities
    Bank/FRS staff: Molly Mahar, Alene Tchourumoff

June 22

  • 9:15–9:30 am
    Call with Bank officer
  • 9:30–9:45 am
    Call with Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison
    Topic: Upcoming call with financial institutions
  • 1:00–2:00 pm
    Videoconference with Gov. Tim Walz; Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan; Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, State of Minnesota officials and representatives from Minnesota financial institutions
    Topic: Mortgage relief issues
    Bank staff: Ron Feldman, Jean Hinz, Meredith Lee, Elizabeth Starling, Debra Taylor, Ross Rosendahl, Meng Yang
  • 5:30–7:00 pm
    Speak during Women Corporate Directors Minnesota Chapter virtual meeting, moderated by Paula Skjefte, CEO, Waterford Consulting
    Topic: Federal Reserve System; economic conditions; COVID-19; corporate governance; diversity and inclusion issues
    Bank staff: Meredith Lee, Amy Phenix, Paul Wallace

June 23

  • 8:00–8:30 am
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 9:30–10:15 am
    Bank Management Committee meeting
  • 10:30–11:30 am
    Videoconference with Bank officers
  • 4:00–4:30 pm
    Conference call with higher education finance representatives
    Paul Cerkvenik, President, Minnesota Private College Council
    Barry Fick, Executive Director, Minnesota Higher Education Finance Authority
    Angela Riley, CFO, St. Catherine’s University
    Margaret Tungseth, CFO, Hamline University
    Topic: Fed lending facilities
    Bank/FRS staff: Andrew Hull, Meredith Lee, Alene Tchourumoff

June 24

  • 9:30–10:00 am
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 10:00–11:00 am
    Conference call with Warren Hanson, President & CEO, Greater Minnesota Housing Fund; Anne Mavity, Executive Director, Minnesota Housing Partnership; and Sadaf Rahmani, Policy Research Associate, Office of the Minnesota Attorney General
    Topic: Housing issues
    Bank staff: Elizabeth Starling, Alene Tchourumoff
  • 3:00–3:30 pm
    Call with Sondra Samuels, President & CEO, Northside Achievement Zone
    Topic: Outreach/sharing information
  • 4:30–5:00 pm
    Conference call with Eric Lefkofsky, CEO, Tempus
    Topic: COVID-19 modeling
    Bank staff: Ron Feldman, Alessandra Fogli, Fabrizio Perri, Mark Wright

June 25

  • 10:30–11:30 am
    FRB Minneapolis Executive Committee conference call
  • 4:00–5:00 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers

June 26

  • 8:00–8:30 am
    Call with Bank officer
  • 9:30–10:00 am
    Videoconference with Bank officers
  • 12:00–1:00 pm
    Conference call with FRS official
  • 2:00–2:30 pm
    Call with David Wilcox, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
    Topic: Outreach/sharing information
  • 3:30–4:30 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers and staff

June 29

  • 8:00–8:15 am
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 8:15–8:30 am
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 8:30–8:45 am
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 9:15–10:00 am
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 10:00–10:30 am
    Call with Bank officer
  • 11:00–12:00 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 12:15–12:45 pm
    Call with Charlie Weaver, Executive Director, Minnesota Business Partnership
    Topic: Education policy issues
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Call with Kim Ellison, Board Chair, Minneapolis School Board
    Topic: Education policy issues
  • 2:00–3:30 pm
    Conference call with Bank officers and staff

June 30

  • 8:00–8:30 am
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 9:00–9:15 am
    Conference call with Bank officers
  • 10:15–11:00 am
    Videoconference with Bank officers
  • 11:00–12:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff

Previous schedules

2020
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2019
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2018
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2017
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2016
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