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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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January 2021

All times Central unless otherwise noted

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January 1

  • New Year's Day—Bank Holiday

January 4

  • 10:00–10:30 am
    Videoconference with Bank officer
  • 12:45–1:15 pm
    Conference call with Rep. Ron Kind (WI-3); and Ethan Holmes, Senior Legislative Assistant, Office of Rep. Ron Kind
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; outreach/sharing information
    Bank staff: Jean Hinz
  • 1:30–2:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 2:00–2:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank staff member
  • 2:30–3:30 pm
    Videoconference with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers, Jean Hinz, Amy Phenix, Alene Tchourumoff

January 5

  • 9:00–9:30 am
    Videoconference with Geoffrey Canada, President, Harlem Children’s Zone
    Topic: Upcoming Racism and the Economy event focused on education
    Bank staff: Benjamin Horowitz, Alene Tchourumoff, Paul Wallace
  • 10:30–11:30 am
    Videoconference with David Wilcox, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
    Topic: Outreach/sharing information
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 2:00–2:30 pm
    Phone interview with Damian Paletta, Washington PostM
    Topic: COVID-19 and the economy
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine

January 6

  • 8:45–9:00 am
    Phone interview with David Lee, WCCO-Radio
    Topic: Economic stimulus package; education amendment
  • 9:30–10:30 am
    Videoconference with FRS officials
  • 11:45–12:15 pm
    Videoconference with FRS officials
  • 2:00–2:45 pm
    Videoconference with Kathy Neset, President & CEO, Neset Consulting Service; and former FRB Minneapolis Director
    Topic: Outreach/sharing information
  • 3:30–4:30 pm
    Videoconference with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers, Stephanie Chandler, Scott Dallman, Jean Hinz, Amy Phenix, Anusha Nath, Dominick Washington, Niel Willardson, Mark Wright
  • 6:00–7:00 pm
    Speak during virtual event hosted by Minnesota Parent Union; with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers

January 7

  • 9:30–10:00 am
    Bank Management Committee videoconference
  • 10:00–10:30 am
    Attend Helena Branch Board of Directors videoconference
  • 10:30–11:00 am
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 11:15–12:00 pm
    Videoconference with Larry Simkins, President & CEO, Washington Companies; and former FRB Minneapolis Director
    Topic: Outreach/sharing information
  • 1:20–1:30 pm
    Videoconference with Takeru Nagayoshi, Teacher, New Bedford High School; 2020 Massachusetts Teacher of the Year; and Eric Rosengren, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
    Topic: Upcoming Racism and the Economy event focused on education
    FRS staff: Prabal Chakrabarti, Zan Brody, Benjamin Horowitz, Lauren Jones, Alene Tchourumoff, Paul Wallace
  • 4:00–5:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers

January 8

  • 9:30–10:30 am
    Videoconference with Junior Achievement of the Midwest Board of Directors; with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers
  • 12:00–12:30 pm
    Conference call with Sri Zaheer, FRB Minneapolis Board Chair; and Dean, Carlson School of Business, University of Minnesota
    Topic: Bank business
    Bank staff: LuAnne Pederson, Jean Hinz
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Conference call with FRS officials
  • 2:30–2:45 pm
    Videoconference with Bank staff member

January 11

  • 9:00–10:00 am
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 10:30–11:15 am
    Videoconference with Christopher Gergen, Founding Partner, Forward Impact
    Topic: Outreach/sharing information
  • 11:30–12:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers
  • 12:30–1:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers
  • 1:15–1:45 pm
    Conference call with Gov. Doug Burgum, State of North Dakota; and Mike Nowatzki, Communications Director, Office of Gov. Doug Burgum, State of North Dakota
    Topic: Upcoming FRB Minneapolis Regional Economic Conditions Conference
    Bank staff: Jean Hinz, Joseph Mahon
  • 2:30–3:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 3:00–3:15 pm
    Videoconference with Bank staff member
  • 4:30–5:00 pm
    Speak during virtual event hosted by Abdisalam Adam, Board Member, Fridley Public Schools; and Mariam Adam, English Language Teacher, Minneapolis Public Schools; with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers, Meredith Lee
    Note: Event was disrupted by technological difficulties and rescheduled

January 12

  • 10:00–12:00 pm
    Participate in Racism and the Economy virtual event focused on education, hosted by the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta, Boston, and Minneapolis
    Topic: Systemic racism, education, and the economy
  • 3:00–3:30 pm
    Videoconference with Sen. Julie Rosen, Minnesota Senate; and Dallas Fischer, Committee Administrator, Finance Committee, Minnesota Senate
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; education policy issues; outreach/sharing information
    Bank staff: Jean Hinz

January 13

  • 8:30–11:00 am
    Attend and moderate session with Gov. Doug Burgum, State of North Dakota, during virtual FRB Minneapolis Regional Economic Conditions Conference
    Topic: Ninth District economic conditions; COVID-19 and the economy
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers
  • 2:30–3:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officer and staff
  • 7:00–8:00 pm
    Speak during virtual event hosted by Natalie Ringsmuth, Board Member, St. Cloud Area School District; and Alanna Oswald, Board Member, Duluth Public Schools; with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers

January 14

  • 8:30–12:00 pm
    FRB Minneapolis Board of Directors videoconference

January 15

  • 10:30–11:30 am
    Speak during Minnesota Hospitals Association virtual Winter Trustees Conference; moderated by Rahul Koranne, President, Minnesota Hospitals Association
    Topic: COVID-19 and the economy
    Bank staff: Meredith Lee, Amy Phenix
  • 1:00–1:15 pm
    Videoconference with Bank staff member
  • 1:30–2:00 pm
    Conference call with Commissioner Jennifer Ho, Minnesota Housing
    Topic: Housing policy issues
    Bank staff: Alene Tchourumoff
  • 2:00–2:30 pm
    Phone interview with Lance Lambert, Fortune Magazine
    Topic: COVID-19 and the economy
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine
  • 2:30–3:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 3:00–4:00 pm
    Bank Management Committee videoconference

January 18

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day—Bank Holiday

January 19

  • 9:00–9:30 am
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 10:30–12:30 pm
    Videoconference with FRS officials
  • 3:30–3:45 pm
    Call with FRS official
  • 4:00–4:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officer

January 20

  • 8:30–9:00 am
    Videoconference with Bank officer
  • 9:30–10:00 am
    Videoconference with Bank officer
  • 2:00–4:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff

January 21

  • 7:30–9:30 am
    University of St. Thomas Morrison Family College of Health Board of Advisors videoconference
  • 9:30–10:30 am
    Bank Management Committee videoconference
  • 2:00–3:15 pm
    Opening remarks for virtual listening session with tribal leaders hosted by the FRB Minneapolis Center for Indian Country Development
    Topic: Community Reinvestment Act/Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
    FRS staff: James Colombe, Carrie Johnson, Casey Lozar
  • 5:30–6:30 pm
    Speak during virtual event hosted by the Minnesota Women’s Foundation and the Young Women’s Cabinet; with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers
  • 6:30–7:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers

January 22

  • 8:45–9:15 am
    Call with FRS official
  • 9:30–10:00 am
    Call with Sri Zaheer, FRB Minneapolis Board Chair; and Dean, Carlson School of Business, University of Minnesota
    Topic: Bank business
  • 10:00–10:30 am
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 10:45–11:15 am
    Videoconference with Bank staff member
  • 12:30–1:00 pm
    Videoconference with Rep. Angie Craig (MN-02); (MN-02); Will Mitchell, Legislative Director, Office of Rep. Angie Craig; and Caleigh Gumbiner, Constituent Advocate, Office of Rep. Angie Craig
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; outreach/sharing information
    Bank staff: Jean Hinz
  • 1:00–4:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff

January 25

  • 10:00–10:30 am
    Videoconference with Sen. John Hoffman, Minnesota Senate; and Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Nancy Haas, Attorney, Messerli Kramer
    Nevada Littlewolf, Executive Director, Our Children
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Jean Hinz
  • 12:00–1:00 pm
    Speak during Global Minnesota International Day of Education virtual event; with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers
  • 2:00–2:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officer
  • 2:30–3:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officer
  • 3:00–3:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 4:00–5:00 pm
    Videoconference with FRS officials

January 26

  • 9:30–10:15 am
    Videoconference with Bank officer and staff
  • 10:30–11:00 am
    Videoconference with Bank officer
  • 12:00–4:00 pm
    FOMC meeting
    Location: Virtual

January 27

  • 8:00–10:30 am
    FOMC meeting
    Location: Virtual
  • 11:00–12:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers
  • 1:30–2:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officer
  • 2:30–3:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officer and staff
  • 3:00–3:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers
  • 4:00–5:00 pm
    Speak during virtual event hosted by the Coalition of Asian American Leaders-Minnesota; with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers

January 28

  • 9:30–10:30 am
    Bank Management Committee videoconference
  • 10:30–11:30 am
    FRB Minneapolis Executive Committee conference call
  • 12:30–1:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers
  • 1:00–1:45 pm
    Videoconference with Paul Williams, President & CEO, Project for Pride in Living; and FRB Minneapolis Director
    Topic: Bank business
  • 2:30–4:00 pm
    Speak during virtual event with current and former Minnesota superintendents hosted by Bob Wedl, Former Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Education; with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers
  • 6:00–7:00 pm
    Speak during virtual event hosted by Range Association of Municipalities; with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers

January 29

  • 8:00–8:15 am
    Videoconference with Bank officers
  • 9:00–9:45 am
    Videoconference with Simone Hardeman Jones, Executive Director, GreenLight Fund
    Topic: Outreach/sharing information
    Bank staff: Alene Tchourumoff
  • 9:45–10:15 am
    Videoconference with Martha Aronson, Former Board Chair, Guthrie Theater; and Heidi Wilson, Board Member, Guthrie Theater
    Topic: Outreach/sharing information
  • 10:30–11:00 am
    Video interview for University of Illinois Grainger School of Engineering Alumni Award for Distinguished Service
    Topic: Outreach/sharing information
  • 11:00–11:30 am
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 11:30–12:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Interview with Nolan Lister, Helena Independent Record
    Topic: Helena Branch Centennial celebration
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine
  • 1:30–2:00 pm
    Interview with Nick Timiraos, Wall Street Journal
    Topic: COVID-19 and the economy
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine
  • 2:00–2:30 pm
    Interview with Kavita Kumar, Star Tribune
    Topic: Reappointment; economic outlook
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine
  • 3:30–3:45 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers
  • 4:00–4:45 pm
    Videoconference with Brenda Cassellius, Superintendent, Boston Public Schools; and Art Rolnick, Senior Fellow, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
    Topic: Early childhood education issues
    Bank staff: Rob Grunewald, Alene Tchourumoff

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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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