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Neel Kashkari’s Schedule

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

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December 2018

All times Central unless otherwise noted

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December 3

  • 9:00–9:30 AM
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 9:30–10:15 AM
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 10:30–11:00 AM
    Call with FRB Minneapolis Board Chair Ken Powell and Bank officers
  • 1:30–2:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank staff member
  • 2:00–3:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 3:15–4:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 4:15–5:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 5:00–5:30 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers

December 4

  • 7:30–9:00 AM
    Meeting with labor industry representatives
    Barry Davies, Business Manager, International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental & Reinforcing Iron Workers
    Matt Fairbanks, Business Manager/President, Sheet Metal Workers International Association Local 10
    James Hynes, Executive Administrator, Pipe Trades Services MN
    Barb Lau, Executive Director, Association of Women Contractors
    Wade Luneburg, Political Director, UNITE HERE Minnesota
    Tom McCarthy, Business Manager, St. Paul Plumbers and Gasfitters Local 34
    Harry Melander, FRB Minneapolis Board of Directors Deputy Chair; and President, Minnesota Building & Construction Trades Council
    Carly Melin, Executive Director, Minnesota Building & Construction Trades Council
    Tom Poulos, Labor Representative, Minnesota Nurses Association
    Mike Schechter, Director of Labor Relations & General Counsel, A.G.C. of Minnesota
    Bethany Winkels, Campaigns Director, AFL/CIO
    Topic: Issues affecting the labor industry
    Other Bank attendees: Simone Bates, Joseph Mahon, Karmi Mattson, Amy Phenix, Mark Wright
    Location: FRB Minneapolis
  • 9:15–10:00 AM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 10:30–11:15 AM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 11:30 AM–1:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 1:45–2:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 2:00–2:45 PM
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 3:15–4:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 4:15–4:45 PM
    Meeting with Bank officer

December 5

  • 11:30–12:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 1:30–2:15 PM
    Conference call with FRB Minneapolis Audit Committee and Bank officers
  • 4:00–5:00 PM
    Meeting with former FRB Minneapolis Directors
    Dorothy Bridges, Board Member, U.S. Bank
    Howard Dahl, President, Amity Technology LLC
    Peter Haddeland, President, First National Bank of Mahnomen
    MayKao Hang, President & CEO, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation
    Jay Hoeschler, President, Hoeschler Corporation and Hoeschler-Gerrard Realtors
    Todd Johnson, President & CEO, Capstan Corporation
    Michael O’Meara, Chairman, People’s Bank of Wisconsin
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; outreach/sharing information
    Other Bank attendees: Jeff Peal, LuAnne Pederson, Casey Lozar, Joseph Mahon, Kimberly Morrison, Ron Wirtz
    Location: FRB Minneapolis
  • 6:00–9:00 PM
    Attend FRB Minneapolis Directors/Officers Reception & Dinner
    Location: FRB Minneapolis

December 6

  • 8:30 AM–1:00 PM
    FRB Minneapolis and Helena Branch Board of Directors Meeting and Luncheon
    Location: FRB Minneapolis
  • 3:00–3:30 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
    3:30–4:30 PM
    Bank Management Committee Meeting

December 7

  • 10:00–10:30 AM
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 10:30–11:00 AM
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 12:00–1:00 PM
    Lunch with Bank officer
  • 3:30–4:00 PM
    Phone interview with Cristina Alesci, CNN
    Topic: Monetary policy/economic conditions
    Other Bank participant: Amy Phenix

December 10

  • 8:00–9:45 AM
    Attend Reimagining Minnesota State Open Forum
    Topic: “The Forces Impacting U.S. Higher Education”
    Other Bank attendee: Danita Ng
    Location: Minneapolis Community & Technical College, Minneapolis, MN
  • 10:00 AM–12:00 PM
    Meeting with Reimagining Minnesota State Advisory Group
    Kathleen Annette, President & CEO, Blandin Foundation
    Alex Cirillo, Board of Trustees, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
    Lisa Foss, Chancellor’s Fellow, Minnesota State
    MayKao Hang, Former FRB Minneapolis Director and President & CEO, Wilder Foundation
    Kenneth Holmen, President & CEO, CentraCare Health
    Terry MacTaggart, Senior Fellow, AGB
    Devinder Malhotra, Chancellor, Minnesota State
    Roger Moe, President, National Strategies, Inc.
    David Mortenson, Chairman, M.A. Mortenson Company
    R.T. Rybak, President & CEO, Minneapolis Foundation
    Michael Vekich, CEO, Vekich Chartered
    Topic: Reimagining Minnesota State project
    Other Bank attendee: Danita Ng
    Location: Minneapolis Community & Technical College, Minneapolis, MN
  • 1:10–2:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 2:15–3:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers

December 11

  • 8:00–9:30 AM
    Breakfast with Charlie Weaver, President, Minneapolis Business Partnership and Jim Bartholomew, Education Policy Director, Minneapolis Business Partnership
    Topic: K–12 education issues
    Other Bank attendees: Rob Grunewald, Danita Ng, Alene Tchourumoff
    Location: FRB Minneapolis
  • 9:40–10:00 AM
    Call with Abigail Wozniak, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Notre Dame and incoming director of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute
    Topic: Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute
  • 10:00–11:00 AM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 3:00–3:30 PM
    Call with FRS officials

December 12

  • 10:00–11:00 AM
    Attend employee town hall
  • 11:30 AM–12:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 12:30–1:00 PM
    Attend holiday luncheon for Bank employees
    Location: FRB Minneapolis
  • 1:00–1:30 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 2:00–4:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 4:15–4:45 PM
    Meeting with Bank officer and staff member
  • 4:30–5:00 PM
    Meeting with FRS official

December 13

  • 11:00 AM–12:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 12:45–1:15 PM
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 2:00–3:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 3:00–3:30 PM
    Call with FRS officials

December 14

  • 8:00–8:30 AM
    Meeting with Bank staff member
  • 8:30–9:30 AM
    Meeting with Bank Management Committee
  • 9:30–10:00 AM
    Call with FRS official
  • 10:05–10:15 AM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 10:15–10:25 AM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 11:10–11:20 AM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 11:20–11:25 AM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 11:25–11:35 AM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 11:45 AM–12:45 PM
    Lunch with Abigail Wozniak, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Notre Dame and incoming director of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute
    Topic: Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute
    Location: FRB Minneapolis
  • 1:00–4:30 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff

December 17

  • 5:00–6:00 PM ET
    Meeting with FRS officials
    Eccles Building, Washington, DC

December 18

  • 8:00–8:45 PM ET
    Meeting with Matt Lewis, Chief of Staff, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
    Topic: Outreach/sharing information; career development
    Location: Fairmont Hotel, Washington, DC
  • 10:00–10:30 PM ET
    Meeting with FRS officials
    Location: Eccles Building, Washington, DC
  • 10:45–11:00 PM ET
    Call with Bank officer
  • 1:00–5:00 PM ET
    FOMC Meeting
    Location: Eccles Building, Washington, DC

December 19

  • 8:00–9:00 PM ET
    Meeting with FRS officials
    Location: Eccles Building, Washington, DC  
  • 9:00 AM–12:00 PM ET
    FOMC Meeting
    Location: Eccles Building, Washington, DC

December 20

  • 10:15–10:30 AM
    Call with Abigail Wozniak, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Notre Dame and incoming director of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute
    Topic: Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute
  • 10:30–11:00 AM
    Executive Committee Conference Call
  • 11:00–11:15 AM
    Meeting with Bank officer and staff member
  • 11:15–11:45 AM
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 12:40–12:50 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 12:50–1:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 2:00–2:30 PM
    Meeting with FRB Minneapolis Audit Chair-elect Kate Kelly and Bank Audit Department
  • 3:00–4:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 4:15–4:45 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers

December 21

  • 9:30–10:00 AM
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 10:15–10:45 AM
    Call with Bill Spriggs, Professor, Department of Economics, Howard University; Chief Economist, AFL-CIO
    Topic: Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute
  • 10:45–11:00 AM
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 11:30 AM–12:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officer and staff
  • 2:30–3:00 PM
    Phone interview with Kai Ryssdal, Marketplace, NPR
    Topic: Monetary policy
    Other Bank attendee: Alyssa Augustine

December 24

  •  PTO

December 25

  • Christmas Day—Bank Holiday

December 26–28

  • PTO

December 31

  • PTO

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2016
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