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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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December 2019

All times Central unless otherwise noted

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December 2

  • 9:00–10:00 am
    Meeting with members of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and the Minnesota Business Partnership with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Other Bank attendee: Jean Hinz
    Location: FRB Minneapolis
  • 10:30–11:00 am
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 11:30–12:00 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 1:15–2:00 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 3:30–4:00 pm
    FRB Minneapolis Audit Committee Meeting
  • 4:00–5:30 pm
    Meeting with former FRB Minneapolis Directors: MayKao Hang, Vice President & Founding Dean, Morrison Family College of Health, University of St. Thomas; James J. Hynes, Executive Administrator, Pipe Trades Services Minnesota; and Todd L. Johnson, President & CEO, Capstan Corporation
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; outreach/sharing information
    Other Bank attendees: Ron Feldman, Jean Hinz, Joseph Mahon, Jeff Peal, LuAnne Pederson
    Location: FRB Minneapolis
  • 6:00–9:00 pm
    Attend FRB Minneapolis Directors/Officers reception and dinner
    Location: FRB Minneapolis

December 3

  • 8:30–1:00 pm
    FRB Minneapolis Board of Directors meeting and luncheon
    Location: FRB Minneapolis
  • 1:15–2:15 pm
    Meeting with Sri Zaheer, FRB Minneapolis Director; and Dean of the Carlson School of Business, University of Minnesota
    Topic: Bank business

December 4

  • 10:00–10:30 am
    Meeting with Minnesota Business Partnership Education Committee and Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Archie Black, President & CEO, SPS Commerce
    J.D. Burton, Chief Government Relations Officer, University of Minnesota
    Jonathan Blake, Communications Director, Minnesota Business Partnership
    Jeff Cotton, Office Managing Partner, Deloitte
    Chad Dunkely, CEO, New Horizon Academy
    Joan Gabel, President, University of Minnesota
    Jill Larson, Deputy Executive Director & Fiscal Policy Director, Minnesota Business Partnership
    Bev Lohs, Vice President, Human Resources, IWCO Direct
    Laurie Nordquist, CEO, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
    Lauryn Schothorst, Director, Workplace Management & Workforce Development Policy, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
    Amy Walstien, Education Policy & Workforce Development Director, Minnesota Business Partnership
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Other Bank attendees: Jean Hinz, Alene Tchourumoff
    Location: Minneapolis Club, Minneapolis, MN
  • 11:30–12:00 pm
    Call with Michael Goze, Chief Executive Officer, American Indian Community Development Corporation
    Topic: Education policy issues
  • 2:00–4:00 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff

December 5

  • 8:45–9:15 am
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 9:30–10:30 am
    Meeting with Mike Ciresi, Founding Partner, Ciresi Conlin LLP; and Mike McFadden, Senior Advisor, Lazard Middle Market
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Other Bank attendees: Jean Hinz, Amy Phenix, Alene Tchourumoff, Niel Willardson
  • 10:30–11:00 am
    Bank Management Committee meeting
  • 11:15–11:45 am
    Meeting with Bank officer and staff member
  • 1:00–1:30 pm
    Call with Sondra Samuels, President & CEO, Northside Achievement Zone
    Topic: Education policy issues
  • 1:30–2:30 pm
    Meeting with Erin Bailey, Executive Director, Governor’s Children’s Cabinet, State of Minnesota; Aara Johnson, Policy Advisor, Office of the Governor, State of Minnesota, Hue Nguyen, Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy and Legislative Affairs, Office of the Governor, State of Minnesota; and Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Other Bank attendee: Beth Commers,
    Location: State Capitol Building, St. Paul, MN
  • 3:30–4:30 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff

December 6

  • 8:00–9:00 am
    Attend Cristo Rey High School college acceptance ceremony
    Location: Cristo Rey High School, Minneapolis, MN
  • 9:30–10:00 am
    Call with FRS official
  • 10:30–11:15 am
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 1:00–4:30 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff

December 9

  • 5:00–6:00 pm ET
    Meeting with FRS officials

December 10

  • 10:00–5:00 pm ET
    FOMC Meeting
    Location: Eccles Building, Washington, DC

December 11

  • 8:00–9:00 am ET
    Meeting with FRS officials
  • 9:00–11:00 am ET
    FOMC Meeting
    Location: Eccles Building, Washington, DC

December 12

  • 8:45–9:00 am
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 9:00–9:45 am
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 9:45–10:00 am
    Meeting with Bank officer and staff member
  • 10:00–10:30 am
    Call with Doug Baker, CEO, Ecolab
    Topic: Education policy issues
  • 11:15–12:00 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 12:30–1:15 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 2:00–3:00 pm
    Meeting with Denise Specht, President, Education Minnesota; Sara Gjerdrum, Executive Director, Education Minnesota; David Aron, General Counsel, Education Minnesota; and Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Other Bank attendee: Alene Tchourumoff
    Location: Education Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
  • 4:00–4:45 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers

December 13

  • 9:00–10:00 am
    Bank Management Committee meeting
  • 10:15–11:00 am
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 11:30–12:15 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 1:30–2:00 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 2:15–3:00 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 3:30–4:00 pm
    Interview with Lee Schafer, Star Tribune
    Topic: Monetary policy
    Other Bank attendee: Amy Phenix
    Location: FRB Minneapolis
  • 4:00–4:30 pm
    Meeting with Bank officer and staff member

December 16

  • 9:00–9:30 am
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 9:45–10:00 am
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 10:30–11:30 am
    Videoconference with FRS officials
  • 11:45–1:00 pm
    Lunch with Bank officer
  • 2:00–3:00 pm
    Meeting with Jeanne Crain, President & CEO, Bremer Financial Corporation; and FRB Minneapolis Director
    Topic: Bank business
    Location: FRB Minneapolis
  • 3:15–3:45 pm
    Phone interview with Jeanna Smialek, New York Times
    Topic: Chairman Powell’s leadership
    Other Bank attendee: Amy Phenix
  • 4:00–4:15 pm
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 5:30–7:00 pm
    Speak at “Community Conversation on Fiscal Policy and the Economy” town hall event, hosted by Rep. Dean Phillips (MN-3)
    Topic: Fiscal responsibility and economic growth
    Other Bank attendees: Haley Chinander, Jean Hinz
    Location: Minnetonka High School, Minnetonka, MN

December 17

  • 7:30–8:00 am
    Host breakfast with agriculture leaders
    Adam Birr, Executive Director, Minnesota Corn Growers Association
    Tamara Nelsen, Executive Director, Minnesota AgriGrowth Council
    Ken Powell, former Chairman & CEO, General Mills; and FRB Minneapolis Board Chair
    David Preisler, CEO, Minnesota Pork Board
    Lucas Sjostrom, Executive Director, Minnesota Milk Producers Association
    Tom Slunecka, Executive Director, Minnesota Soybean Growers Association
    Jeff Swanhorst, CEO, AgriBank
    Gary Wertish, President, Minnesota Farmers Union
    Topic: Issues affecting the agriculture industry in the Ninth District
    Other Bank attendees: Tait Berg, Terry Fitzgerald, Christine Gaffney, Joe Mahon, LuAnne Pederson, Amy Phenix
    Location: FRB Minneapolis
  • 11:00–12:00 pm
    Moderate employee town hall conversation featuring St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter
    Topic: Leadership; diversity and inclusion; education; housing
    Location: FRB Minneapolis
  • 12:00–1:00 pm
    Lunch with St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter; John McCarthy, Interim Finance Director, Office of the Mayor of St. Paul; and Mong Lee, Chief Security Officer, Office of the Mayor of St. Paul
    Topic: Education amendment
    Other Bank attendees: Beth Commers, Jean Hinz
    Location: FRB Minneapolis
  • 2:00–3:00 pm
    Meeting with local policy and education leaders and Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Lee McGrath, Managing Attorney, Institute for Justice, Minnesota Office
    Rep. Kristin Robbins, Minnesota House of Representatives
    Roberta Walburn, Of Counsel, Ciresi Conlin LLP
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Other Bank attendees: Niel Willardson
    Location: FRB Minneapolis
  • 4:00–5:00 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff

December 18

  • 10:15–10:45 am
    Phone interview with Kai Ryssdal, Marketplace, National Public Radio
    Topic: Monetary policy
    Other Bank attendee: Amy Phenix
  • 11:45–12:15 pm
    Phone interview with Brendan Greely, Financial Times
    Topic: Fed Listens events
    Other Bank attendee: Amy Phenix
  • 1:30–2:00 pm
    Call with Janet Dixon, President & CEO, Animal Humane Society
    Topic: Outreach/sharing information
  • 2:15–3:00 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 3:45–4:15 pm
    Meeting with Rep. Jay Xiong, Minnesota House of Representatives; and Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Other Bank attendees: Beth Commers
    Location: State Office Building, St. Paul, MN

December 19

  • 7:30–8:30 am
    Speak at Minnesota Business Partnership board meeting with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Other Bank attendee: Jean Hinz
    Location: Minneapolis Club, Minneapolis, MN
  • 10:30–11:30 am
    FRB Minneapolis Executive Committee conference call
  • 1:30–2:00 pm
    Meeting with Minority Leader Kurt Daudt, Minnesota House of Representatives; Jody Withers, Education Researcher, Minnesota House of Representatives; and Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Other Bank attendee: Jean Hinz
    Location: State Office Building, St. Paul, MN
  • 5:00–6:30 pm
    Speak at Northside Achievement Zone Community Conversation with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Other Bank attendees: Beth Commers, Rob Grunewald, Jean Hinz, Anusha Nath, Tara Stone
    Location: Northside Achievement Zone, Minneapolis, MN

December 20

  • 10:00–10:30 am
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 10:30–11:00 am
    Meeting with Bank staff member
  • 11:30–12:00 pm
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 1:30–3:00 pm
    Speak at Native Leaders Community Conversation with Justice Alan Page, Co-Founder, Page Education Foundation, hosted by the Native American Community Development Institute
    Topic: Education policy issues
    Other Bank attendees: Jim Colombe, Beth Commers, Donna Feir, Jean Hinz, Rob Grunewald, Anusha Nath, Alene Tchourumoff
    Location: All My Relations Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

December 23–31

  • PTO (December 25—Bank Holiday)

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