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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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October 2021

All times Central unless otherwise noted

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October 1

  • 8:30–9:30 am
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 11:15–11:30 am
    Videoconference with Bank officers
  • 11:30–12:00 pm
    Videoconference with Speaker Melissa Hortman, Minnesota House of Representatives; Majority Leader Ryan Winkler, Minnesota House of Representatives; and Ted Modrich, Press Secretary & Senior Adviser to the Speaker, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; outreach/sharing information
    Bank staff: Alene Tchourumoff
  • 1:00–2:00 pm
    Speak during Cargill “Digital Democracy” employee virtual event; moderated by Anna Richo, General Counsel, Cargill; with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Staff: Beth Commers
  • 2:00–2:30 pm
    Videoconference with Chris Hilger, FRB Minneapolis Director; and President, CEO, and Chair, Securian Financial
    Topic: Bank business
    Bank staff: Ron Feldman
  • 2:30–3:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers
  • 3:00–3:45 pm
    Videoconference with Don Mulligan, former CFO, General Mills
    Topic: Outreach/sharing information

October 4

  • 10:00–10:30 am
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 11:30–12:30 pm
    Speak during pre-recorded virtual award ceremony for the Avivo “Celebrated Community Leader Award;” with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation; moderated by Kelly Matter, President & CEO, Avivo
    Christopher Hermann, Principal, Christopher Hermann Productions
    Aaron Shaffer, Digital Communications & Social Media, Avivo
    Kim Sheagren, Communications Director, Avivo
    Bruce Wenger, Vice President of External Relations, Avivo
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers, Chris Long, Paul Wallace
    Location: FRB Minneapolis

October 5

  • 9:00–9:30 am
    Videoconference with FRS staff
  • 9:30–10:00 am
    Videoconference with Kenneth Kelly, CEO, First Independence Bank
    Topic: Banking policy issues
    Bank staff: Alene Tchourumoff
  • 11:00–11:15 am
    Videoconference with Bank officer
  • 12:00– 5:00 pm
    PTO

October 6

  • 9:30–10:30 am
    Speak at Mindstretch event moderated by Jack Rossman, Professor of Psychology Emeritus, Macalester College; with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers
    Location: Unity Unitarian Church, St. Paul, MN
  • 11:30–12:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 12:00–1:30 pm
    Attend Economic Club of Minnesota Board videoconference
  • 2:00–2:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 2:30–3:00 pm
    Videoconference with Sen. Mike Rounds (SD); Viraj Mirani, Legislative Director, Office of Sen. Mike Rounds; and Jackie Bossman, Legislative Aide, Office of Sen. Mike Rounds
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; outreach/sharing information; issues affecting Indian Country
    Bank staff: Jean Hinz, Casey Lozar, Ryan Nunn

October 7

  • 7:30–9:30 am
    Attend Morrison Family College of Health Advisory Board videoconference
  • 9:30–10:30 am
    Bank Management Committee videoconference
  • 10:30–11:30 am
    FRB Minneapolis Executive Committee conference call
  • 1:00–2:00 pm
    FRB Minneapolis Community Advisory Board (CAB) videoconference
    Paul Fleissner, Director of Behavioral Health, Minnesota Department of Human Services
    Michael Goze, CEO, American Indian Community Development Corporation
    Danielle Grant, President & CEO, AchieveMPLS
    Steve Grove, Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development
    Shawntera Hardy, Head of Strategy & Co-Founder, Civic Eagle
    Veena Iyer, Executive Director, Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota
    Jane Leonard, President, Growth & Justice
    Tim Marx, President Emeritus, Catholic Charities
    Paul Mattessich, Executive Director, Wilder Research
    Gloria Perez, President & CEO, Women’s Foundation of Minnesota
    Chanda Smith Baker, Chief Impact Officer & SVP, Minneapolis Foundation
    Topic: CAB business
    Bank staff: Georgina Brelje, Beth Commers, Roberta Downing, Michael Grover, Ryan Nunn, Elizabeth Starling, Alene Tchourumoff, Abigail Wozniak, Mark Wright
  • 2:30–3:00 pm
    Videoconference with Darrick Hamilton, Professor of Economics and Urban Policy; Founding Director; Institute on Race and Political Economy, The New School; Serita Eaton, Executive Assistant, The New School; and Grieve Chelwa, Director of Research, Institute on Race, Power & Political Economy, The New School
    Topic: Upcoming October 18 Minorities in Banking Forum
    Bank staff: Susan Carter, Erin Davis, Michou Kokodoko, Austin Short, Chris Wangen, Miranda Ye

October 8

  • 10:30–10:45 am
    Videoconference with Bank officers
  • 11:00–11:30 am
    Videoconference with Bank officer and staff
  • 11:30–12:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officer
  • 1:30–2:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officer and staff
  • 2:00–3:00 pm
    Bank Budget, Evaluation, and Risk Committee videoconference with FRB Minneapolis Directors

October 11

  • Bank Holiday—Columbus Day

October 12

  • 8:30–1:00 pm
    Participate in CEO Build event hosted by Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity
    Location: St. Paul, MN
  • 3:00–4:00 pm
    Speak during virtual event hosted by Ramsey County Library; moderated by Judy Woodward, Reference Librarian & History Programming Coordinator, Ramsey County Library; with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers
  • 4:15–4:45 pm
    Videoconference with FRS officials and staff

October 13

  • 12:00–12:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officer and staff
  • 2:00–2:20 pm
    Participate in panel conversation during Federal Reserve System Hispanic Heritage Month employee virtual event featuring Sol Trujillo, Chairman, Latino Donor Collaborative
  • 3:00–3:30 pm
    Videoconference with FRS official and staff
  • 4:15–4:45 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officer

October 14

  • 9:00–9:30 am
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 9:30–10:30 am
    Bank Management Committee videoconference
  • 11:00–12:00 pm
    Videoconference with FRS staff
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Videoconference with Kaylyn Wacker, Student, University of Minnesota
    Topic: Federal Reserve System
  • 1:30–2:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank staff member
  • 4:30–5:15 pm
    Videoconference with FRS official and staff

October 15

  • 10:00–4:00 pm
    Attend and provide closing remarks for virtual Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute Fall Research Conference

October 18

  • 9:00–10:30 am
    FRB Minneapolis Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council videoconference
    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.
    Kathy Harrington, President, Heartland Credit Union
    Jenny Hosfeld, President & CBO, Think Bank
    Shari Laven, COO, Viking Bank, N.A.
    Topic: Economic and banking conditions; issues affecting community banks
    Bank staff: Christine Gaffney, Karmi Mattson, LuAnne Pederson
  • 11:30–12:00 am
    Videoconference with FRS officials and staff
  • 12:00–12:45 pm
    Attend Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal 2021 Women in Business Awards Luncheon honoring Sri Zaheer, FRB Minneapolis Board Chair; and Dean, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
    Location: The Depot, Minneapolis, MN
  • 1:00–2:30 pm
    Moderate conversation with Darrick Hamilton, Professor of Economics and Urban Policy; Founding Director; Institute on Race and Political Economy, The New School; during virtual event hosted by FRB Kansas City: “Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Minorities in Banking”
    Topic: Barriers to financial inclusion
  • 2:30–4:00 pm
    Videoconference with MN Governor’s Council on Economic Expansion, co-chaired by Paul Williams, FRB Minneapolis Director; and President & CEO; Project for Pride in Living; and Jeff Ettinger, former Chairman of the Board & CEO, Hormel
    Topic: Economic issues facing Minnesota
  • 4:00–4:30 pm
    Conference call with Sri Zaheer, FRB Minneapolis Board Chair; and Dean, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
    Topic: Bank business
    Bank staff: Jean Hinz, LuAnne Pederson

October 19

  • 9:00–9:15 am
    Videoconference with Bank officer
  • 9:45–10:15 am
    Videoconference with Bank officer
  • 11:30–11:45 am
    Videoconference with Minnesota Senate members; Senate staff; education stakeholders; and Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Sen. Steve Cwodzinski, Minnesota Senate
    Sen. Mary Kunesh, Minnesota Senate
    Sen. Charles Wiger, Minnesota Senate
    Nancy Haas, Attorney, Messerli Kramer
    Nevada Littlewolf, Executive Director, Our Children MN/Page Amendment
    Tom Poul, Attorney, Messerli Kramer
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Jean Hinz
  • 12:00–12:30 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 4:15–5:00 pm
    Roundtable meeting with Faribault, Medford, and Owatonna education leaders; and Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Georgina Brelje, Beth Commers, Michelle Koffa
    Location: Faribault High School, Faribault, MN
  • 5:15–6:15 pm
    Speak during Page Amendment Community Conversation hosted by Jerry Robicheau, Board Member, Faribault Public Schools; Bob Wedl, former Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Education; and Chad Wolf, Board Chair, Faribault Public Schools, with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Georgina Brelje, Beth Commers, Michelle Koffa, Chris Long, Paul Wallace
    Location: Performing Arts Center, Faribault High School, Faribault, MN

October 20

  • 11:00–1:30 pm
    Participate in Racism and the Economy virtual event focused on the wealth divide, hosted by the twelve Federal Reserve Banks
    Topic: Racism and the wealth divide
  • 2:30–3:00 pm
    Call with Chris Hilger, FRB Minneapolis Director; and President, CEO, & Chair, Securian Financial
    Topic: Bank business
  • 4:00–4:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers
  • 4:30–5:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers

October 21

  • 8:30–12:00 pm
    FRB Minneapolis Board of Directors videoconference
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Videoconference with Michael Osterholm, Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, University of Minnesota
    Topic: COVID-19
  • 3:00–4:00 pm
    Videoconference with FRS official and staff
  • 4:45–5:15 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers

October 22

  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Videoconference with Rep. Jordan Rasmusson, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Topic: Education policy issues; outreach/sharing information
    Staff: Michelle Koffa
  • 2:00–3:00 pm
    Bank Management Committee videoconference
  • 3:30–4:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff

October 25

  • 10:00–11:00 am
    Videoconference with 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
  • 1:00–2:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 2:00–4:00 pm
    Videoconference with MN Governor’s Council on Economic Expansion, co-chaired by Paul Williams, FRB Minneapolis Director; and President & CEO; Project for Pride in Living; and Jeff Ettinger, former Chairman of the Board & CEO, Hormel
    Topic: Economic issues facing Minnesota
  • 4:00–4:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers

October 26

  • 8:30–8:45 am
    Call with Jeff Harmening, Chairman & CEO, General Mills
    Topic: Education policy issues
  • 9:00–9:15 am
    Videoconference with Bank staff member
  • 9:30–10:00 am
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 1:30–2:00 pm
    Videoconference with FRS official
  • 3:00–4:00 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 4:00–4:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officer and staff
  • 4:30–5:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officer and staff

October 27

  • 8:00–9:00 am
    Videoconference with Bank officers
  • 9:15–9:30 am
    Videoconference with Bank staff member
  • 12:00–12:45 pm
    Speak for Minnesota Business Partnership (MBP) Board of Directors meeting
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Staff: Jean Hinz
    Location: Minneapolis Club, Minneapolis, MN
  • 1:00–1:15 pm
    Call with Bank officer
  • 2:00–4:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff
  • 4:30–5:00 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff

October 28

  • 9:30–10:30 am
    Bank Management Committee videoconference
  • 3:00–4:00 pm
    Meeting with Kathlene Holmes-Campbell, Dean, School of Education, University of St. Thomas; Brian Bosire, Our Children MN; and Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Bank staff: Beth Commers, Alene Tchourumoff
    Location: FRB Minneapolis

October 29

  • 10:00–10:30 am
    Videoconference with FRS staff
  • 11:45–12:15 pm
    Videoconference with FRS official
  • 1:00–4:30 pm
    Videoconference with Bank officers and staff

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