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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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March 2021

All times Central unless otherwise noted

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March 1

  • 10:00–11:30 am
    Videoconference with Kelli Schmidt, Partner, KPMG US; and Nick Anderson, Senior Manager, KPMG US
    Topic: Standard inquiry meeting; year-end financial statements
  • 11:00–11:30 am
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 1:00–3:00 pm
    Participate in Racism and the Economy virtual event focused on housing, hosted by the twelve Federal Reserve Banks
    Topic: Systemic racism, housing, and the economy

March 2

  • 9:00–9:30 am
    Videoconference with FRS officials
  • 10:00–10:30 am
    Videoconference with Michael Osterholm, Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, University of Minnesota
    Topic: COVID-19
    Bank staff: Ron Feldman, Jonathan Heathcote
  • 1:00–1:15 pm
    Videoconference with Bank staff member
  • 2:00–3:00 pm
    Virtual employee town hall

March 3

  • 9:00–10:30 am
    FRB Minneapolis Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council videoconference
    Shari Laven, COO, Viking Bank
    Jamie Buhr, President, Valley Bank of Ronan
    Melodie Carlson, COO, Sunrise Banks
    Dylan Clarkson, President & CEO, Pioneer Bank & Trust
    David Hanson, President & CEO, American State Bank & Trust Co.
    Emily Hofer, CFO & Director, Merchants State Bank
    Sharon Lake, President, Grand Timber Bank
    Val Mindak, President & CEO, Park City Credit Union
    Greg Raymo, President, First State Bank Southwest
    Topic: Economic and banking conditions; issues affecting community banks Bank staff: Karin Bearss, Christine Gaffney, Ken Heinecke, Karmi Mattson LuAnne Pederson
  • 3:00–3:15 pm
    Videoconference with Rep. Jay Xiong, Minnesota House of Representatives; and Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers, Michelle Koffa

March 4

  • 8:00–12:00 pm
    FRB Minneapolis Board of Directors videoconference
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 2:00–2:15 pm
    A/V test with Washington Post technician for Washington Post Live virtual event
  • 3:00–4:00 pm
    Bank Management Committee videoconference
  • 4:00–5:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff

March 5

  • 9:00–10:30 am
    Videoconference with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation; and Nevada Littlewolf, Executive Director, Our Children
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Georgina Brelje, Beth Commers, Stephanie Chandler, Roberta Downing, Jean Hinz, Michelle Koffa, Anusha Nath, Amy Phenix, Dominick Washington, Niel Willardson
  • 11:00–11:30 am
    Washington Post Live virtual interview with Heather Long, Economics Correspondent, Washington Post
    Topic: Economic and labor force conditions; monetary policy; inequality issues
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine
  • 11:45–12:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers
  • 12:00–12:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officer and staff
  • 3:15–4:15 pm
    Videoconference with education stakeholders
    Nancy Haas, Attorney, Messerli Kramer
    Kirsten Kukowski, Partner, K2 and Co.
    Nevada Littlewolf, Executive Director, Our Children
    Michael McFadden, Board Member, Our Children; and Senior Advisor, Lazard Middle Market
    Kristen Sheehan, Partner, K2 and Co.
    Rashad Turner, Executive Director, Minnesota Parent Union
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Alene Tchourumoff
  • 4:00–4:15 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers

March 8

  • 9:30–10:00 am
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 11:00–12:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 1:00–3:00 pm
    Speak during Minnesota House Education Policy Committee videoconference with Justice Alan Page, Page Education Foundation
    Bank staff: Beth Commers, Jean Hinz, Amy Phenix, Alene Tchourumoff
  • 4:00–4:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officer

March 9

  • 10:30–11:00 am
    Videoconference with representatives from Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA); and Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Amy Buchmeyer, Staff Attorney, Home School Legal Defense Association
    Mike Donnelly, Senior Counsel, Director of Global Outreach, Home School Legal Defense Association
    Rep. Ron Kresha, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Michael McFadden, Board Member, Our Children; and Senior Advisor, Lazard Middle Market
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Meredith Lee, Niel Willardson
  • 1:00–2:00 pm
    Videoconference with Early Care and Education Advocates; and Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers, Georgina Brelje, Rob Grunewald
  • 3:00&ndash4:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank staff members
  • 4:00&ndash5:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank staff member

March 10

  • 9:00–9:30 am
    Videoconference with Bank officers
  • 10:00–10:30 am
    Videoconference with Rep. Athena Hollins, Minnesota House of Representatives; 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: Beth Commers, Michelle Koffa
  • 2:00–4:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 4:15–4:45 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 5:00–5:30 pm
    Videoconference with education stakeholders; and Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Rep. Ron Kresha, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Michael McFadden, Board Member, Our Children; and Senior Advisor, Lazard Middle Market
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Jean Hinz, Meredith Lee, Alene Tchourumoff

March 11

  • 9:30–10:30 am
    Bank Management Committee videoconference
  • 12:30–1:00 pm
    Videoconference with Rep. John Thompson, Minnesota House of Representatives; and Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Nevada Littlewolf, Executive Director, Our Children
    Rashad Turner, Executive Director, Minnesota Parent Union
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers, Michelle Koffa
  • 2:00–3:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff

March 12

  • 8:45–9:15 am
    Videoconference with FRS official
  • 11:30–12:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 1:00–4:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff

March 15

  • 10:00–10:30 am
    Videoconference with Rep. Cedrick Frazier, Minnesota House of Representatives; 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: Beth Commers, Michelle Koffa
  • 11:00–11:30 am
    Call with FRS official
  • 12:30–1:00 pm
    Videoconference with FRS official
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officer
  • 4:00–5:00 pm
    Videoconference with FRS officials

March 16

  • 10:00–4:30 pm
    FOMC meeting
    Location: Virtual

March 17

  • 8:00–11:00 am
    FOMC meeting
    Location: Virtual
  • 11:30–11:45 am
    Videoconference with Bank staff member
  • 4:45–5:15 pm
    Videoconference with Michael Goze, CEO, American Indian Community Development Corporation
    Topic: FRB Minneapolis Community Advisory Board
    Bank staff: Alene Tchourumoff

March 18

  • 9:30–10:30 am
    Bank Management Committee videoconference
  • 10:30–11:30 am
    FRB Minneapolis Executive Committee conference call
  • 12:00–12:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank employees
  • 12:30–1:00 pm
    Videoconference with education stakeholders; and Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Nancy Haas, Attorney, Messerli Kramer
    Kirsten Kukowski, Partner, K2 and Co.
    Nevada Littlewolf, Executive Director, Our Children
    Michael McFadden, Board Member, Our Children; and Senior Advisor, Lazard Middle Market
    Kristen Sheehan, Partners, K2 and Co.
    Todd Rapp, CEO, Rapp Strategies
    Rashad Turner, Executive Director, Minnesota Parent Union
    Amy Walstien, Director of Education Policy & Workforce Development, Minnesota Business Partnership
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Jean Hinz, Amy Phenix, Alene Tchourumoff
  • 1:00–3:00 pm
    Videoconference with FRS officials
  • 4:00–5:00 pm
    Videoconference with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Georgina Brelje, Beth Commers, Stephanie Chandler, Roberta Downing, Terry Fitzgerald, Rob Grunwald, Jean Hinz, Michelle Koffa, Meredith Lee, Anusha Nath, Amy Phenix, Dominick Washington, Niel Willardson, Mark Wright

March 19

  • 9:30–10:00 am
    Videoconference with Rep. Esther Agbaje, Minnesota House of Representatives; 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: Beth Commers, Michelle Koffa
  • 10:00–11:30 am
    Videoconference with FRS officials
  • 11:30–12:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 12:30–1:00 pm
    Photo with Bank employees
  • 6:30–7:00 pm
    Videoconference with Omnicron Boule, Minnesota Chapter; and Justice Alan Page, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers

March 22

  • 8:45–9:15 am
    Speak during virtual event hosted by Minnesota Africans United, moderated by- Raphael Onyeaghala, Dean of the College of Business, Education, and Graduate and Professional Studies, Southwest Minnesota State University; with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers

March 22

  • 9:00–9:30 am
    Videoconference with FRS official
  • 9:30–10:00 am
    Videoconference with FRS official
  • 10:00–11:00 am
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 12:00–1:00 pm
    Speak during Page Amendment virtual educational event with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation, moderated by Nevada Littlewolf, Executive Director, Our Children
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers
  • 1:30–2:30 pm
    Videoconference with Minnesota House DFL Education Policy Committee Members; Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Chair Ruth Richardson, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Rep. Kaela Berg, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Rep. Michelle (Shelly) Christensen, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Rep. Heather Edelson, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Rep. Sandra Feist, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Rep. Sydney Jordan, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Rep. Heather Keeler, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Rep. Kelly Moller, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Rep. Ami Wazlawik, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Maars Beltrandy Rudquist, Researcher Consultant, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Nancy Haas, Attorney, Messerli Kramer
    Ellen Larson, Legislative Assistant, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Nevada Littlewolf, Executive Director, Our Children
    Laura Taken-Holtze, Committee Administrator, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers, Jean Hinz
  • 3:00–3:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officer

March 23

  • 9:00–10:00 am
    FRB Minneapolis Ninth District Advisory Council videoconference
    Ling Becker, Workforce Solutions Director, Ramsey County
    Brittany Beyer, Executive Director, Grow North Regional Economic Development Corporation
    Brian Bird, Chief Financial Officer, NorthWestern Energy
    Alison Brown, President & CEO, Science Museum of Minnesota
    David Curry, Founder, Cloverleaf Farm
    Olga Hall, Director, International Sales, RDO Equipment Co.
    Megan Harcey, Director of Recruiting and Coworker Experience, Kwik Trip
    Mike Mabin, President & CEO, Marketing & Advertising Business Unlimited Inc.
    Joseph Nayquonabe, CEO, Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures
    Dan Wentarmini, Senior VP & CFO, Champion Inc.
    Stella Whitney-West, CEO, Northpoint Health & Wellness Center
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; COVID-19 and the economy
    Bank staff: Erick Garcia Luna, Joe Mahon, Karmi Mattson, LuAnne Pederson, Amy Phenix, Mark Wright
  • 11:00–11:30 am
    Videoconference with Jay Clayton, Lead Independent Director, Apollo Global Management; Stephanie McAlaine, Executive Director, Wharton Private Equity & Venture Capital Association; and Jennifer Simons, Marketing Director, Wharton Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
    Topic: Upcoming Wharton Alumni Private Equity & Venture Capital Association virtual event
    Bank staff: Meredith Lee, Amy Phenix
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Videoconference with Larry Simkins, President & CEO, Washington Companies; and former FRB Minneapolis Director
    Topic: Outreach/sharing information
  • 2:00–3:00 pm
    Videoconference with Minnesota House GOP Members; Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Rep. Ron Kresha, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Rep. Tony Albright, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Rep. Barb Haley, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Rep. John Poston, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Rep. Tama Theis, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Nancy Haas, Attorney, Messerli Kramer
    Jenifer Loon, Senior Policy Fellow, EdAllies
    Michael McFadden, Senior Advisor, Lazard Middle Market; and Board Member, Our Children
    Amy Walstien, Director of Education Policy & Workforce Development, Minnesota Business Partnership
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Jean Hinz
  • 6:00–7:00 pm
    Virtual community conversation with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation; hosted by Dr. Rose Chu, Board Member, Roseville Area Schools; Kevin Donovan, Board Member, Mahtomedi Public Schools; and Jonathan Weinhagen, Board Member, Mounds View Public Schools; and Rep. Ron Kresha, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers, Staci Hauber, Jean Hinz, Chris Long

March 24

  • 9:00–10:00 am
    Videoconference with former FRB Minneapolis Directors
    Mary Brainerd, retired President & CEO, Health Partners
    Howard Dahl, President, Amity Technology
    MayKao Y. Hang, Vice President & Founding Dean Morrison Family College of Health University of St. Thomas
    Kate Kelly, Regional President, PNC Bank
    Jake Marvin, Vice Chairman; retired Chairman & CEO Marvin Windows & Doors Kathy Neset, President, Neset Consulting Service
    Michael O’Meara, retired Chairman, People’s Bank of Wisconsin
    Ken Powell, retired Chairman & CEO, General Mills, Inc.
    William Shorma, President & CEO, Rush-Co / Strategic Rail Systems
    Larry Simkins, President & CEO, The Washington Companies
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; outreach/sharing information
    Bank staff: Ron Feldman, Jean Hinz, Joseph Mahon, LuAnne Pederson, Niel Willardson, Ron Wirtz
  • 11:00–12:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 2:00–3:00 pm
    Virtual event with St. Cloud-area Superintendents; hosted by Mark Schmitz, Executive Director, Resource Training & Solutions; Rep. Tama Theis, Minnesota House of Representatives; and Michelle Wang, Education Director, Resource Training & Solutions; with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers, Michelle Koffa
  • 4:30–5:15 pm
    Videoconference with education stakeholders; and Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Nancy Haas, Attorney, Messerli Kramer
    Kirsten Kukowski, Partner, K2 and Co.
    Nevada Littlewolf, Executive Director, Our Children
    Michael McFadden, Board Member, Our Children; and Senior Advisor, Lazard Middle Market
    Amy Walstien, Director of Education Policy & Workforce Development, Minnesota Business Partnership
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Georgina Brelje, Beth Commers, Stephanie Chandler, Jean Hinz, Amy Phenix, Alene Tchourumoff, Niel Willardson
  • 6:00–7:00 pm
    Virtual event hosted by Park Rapids League of Women Voters; with Rep. Ron Kresha, Minnesota House of Representatives; and Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers

March 25

  • 9:30–10:30 am
    Bank Management Committee meeting
  • 1:30–3:00 pm
    Recorded interview with James Jacoby, PBS Frontline Topic: Federal Reserve actions during the pandemic
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine
    Location: FRB Minneapolis (interviewer remote)
  • 4:00–5:30 pm
    Meeting with Sen. Michelle Benson; Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation (participating virtually); and education stakeholders
    Nancy Haas, Attorney, Messerli Kramer
    Nevada Littlewolf, Executive Director, Our Children
    Michael McFadden, Board Member, Our Children; and Senior Advisor, Lazard Middle Market
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Alene Tchourumoff
    Location: Minnesota Senate Building, St. Paul, MN

March 26

  • 8:30–9:30 am
    Phone interview with Henry Schuster, Producer, 60 Minutes, CBS News
    Topic: Federal Reserve actions during the pandemic
    Bank staff: Alyssa Augustine
  • 12:00–1:00 pm
    Speak during Page Amendment virtual educational panel with business leaders; moderated by Jenifer Loon, Senior Policy Fellow, Ed Allies
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers, Michelle Koffa
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 3:00–3:30 pm
    Videoconference with University of Illinois Grainger School of Engineering Alumni Award for Distinguished Service recipients; and Rashid Bashir, Dean, Grainger School of Engineering, University of Illinois
    Dan Caruso, Founding CEO & Chairman, Zayo Group; Managing Director, Caruso Ventures
    Pedro Cevallos-Candau, President & CEO, PECECA, Ltd.
    Stanley Deal, President and CEO, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
    Andrew Richardson, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Greeley and Hansen
    Doris Willmer, Founder and Owner, Willmer Engineering Inc.
    Drina Yue, retired Managing Director, Motorola and Western Union
    Topic: Alumni roundtable conversation
  • 3:30–4:30 pm
    Speak during virtual for University of Illinois Grainger School of Engineering Alumni Award for Distinguished Service recipients, moderated Rashid Bashir, Dean, Grainger School of Engineering, University of Illinois
    Bank staff: Meredith Lee

March 29

  • 11:00–11:15 am
    Videoconference with Bank staff member
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officer

March 30

  • 9:00–9:30 am
    Speak during internal FRS virtual conference
  • 10:00–10:30 am
    Call with Michael McFadden, Board Member, Our Children; and Senior Advisor, Lazard Middle Market
    Topic: Education policy issues
  • 3:30–4:00 pm
    Videoconference with FRS officials
  • 7:00–8:30 pm
    Speak during virtual event hosted by NAACP Minnesota/Dakotas State Conference; with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation; hosted by W.C. Jordan Jr., President, NAACP Minnesota/Dakota State Conference; and moderated by Justin Cook, Education Committee Co-Chair, NAACP Rochester Branch
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers

March 31

  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Videoconference with FRS officials
  • 6:00–7:00 pm
    Speak during virtual event for Moorhead-area community members; with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation; hosted by Dayna Del Val, CEO & President, The Arts Partnership; and Anna Wasescha, President, West Central Initiative Foundation; moderated by Kara Gloe, Board Member, Moorhead Area Public Schools
    Bank staff: Beth Commers, Staci Hauber, Chris Long, Paul Wallace

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2021
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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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