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

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May 2017

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May 1

  • 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Dinner meeting with Federal Reserve System (FRS) officials
    Location: Fairmont Hotel, Washington, D.C.

May 2

  • 9:00 AM – 9:15 AM
    Phone call with Lawrence Simkins, President and CEO, The Washington
    Companies and former Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) Minneapolis director
    Topic: Regional conference; Outreach/sharing information
  • 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Federal Open Market Committee meeting
    Location: Board of Governors, Washington, D.C.

May 3

  • 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
    Meeting with FRS officials
    Location: Board of Governors, Washington, D.C.
  • 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Federal Open Market Committee meeting
    Location: Board of Governors, Washington, D.C.
  • 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM
    Meeting with Congressman Sean Duffy (WI)
    Other Bank attendees: Terry Fitzgerald and Jean Hinz
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
  • 1:15 PM – 1:45 PM
    Meeting with Senator Al Franken (MN)
    Other Bank attendees: Terry Fitzgerald and Jean Hinz
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
  • 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    Meeting with Ryan Bernstein, Tyler Hardy and Emily Tryon, Senator John Hoeven’s office (ND)
    Other Bank attendees: Terry Fitzgerald and Jean Hinz
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
  • 3:15 PM – 3:45 PM
    Meeting with Jeremy Hoskins (attended by phone) and Jerry Ruskowski
    Senator Debbie Stabenow’s office (MI)
    Other Bank attendees: Terry Fitzgerald and Jean Hinz
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
  • 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Meeting with Senator Gary Peters (MI)
    Other Bank attendees: Terry Fitzgerald and Jean Hinz
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

May 4

  • 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
    Meeting with Senator Ron Johnson (WI)
    Other Bank attendees: Terry Fitzgerald and Jean Hinz
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.
  • 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Conference call, Executive Committee, FRB Minneapolis
  • 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM
    Meeting with Congressman Jack Bergman (MI)
    Other Bank attendees: Terry Fitzgerald and Jean Hinz
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

May 5

  • 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Phone call with Eli Kramer, Executive Director, Hiawatha Academies
    Topic: Education; Outreach/sharing information

May 8

  • 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 1:40 PM – 2:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Conference call with Amy Ganz, Director, The Aspen Institute
    Other Bank attendee: Danita Ng
    Topic: Aspen Economic Strategy Group; Outreach/sharing information
  • 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank Management Committee
  • 5:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers

May 9

  • 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM
    Speak at Minnesota High Tech Association Spring Conference
    Topic: Outreach/sharing information
    Location: The Depot Minneapolis Hotel, Minneapolis, MN
  • 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Speak at Minnesota Initiative Foundation Presidents meeting
    Diana Anderson, President and CEO, Southwest Initiative Foundation
    Kathy Annette, President, Blandin Foundation
    Jennifer Ford Reedy, President, Bush Foundation
    Tim Penny, President and CEO, Minnesota Initiative Foundation
    Joe Sertich, President and CEO, Sertich Consulting
    Tony Sertich, President and CEO, Northland Foundation
    Matt Varilek, President and CEO, Initiative Foundation
    Nancy Vyskocil, President and CEO, Northwest Minnesota Foundation
    Anna Wasescha, President and CEO, West Central Initiative Foundation
    Alfonso Wenker, Vice President, Minnesota Council of Foundation
    Other Bank attendees: Dorothy Bridges, Michael Grover and Michou Kokodoko
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/ sharing information
    Location: FRB Minneapolis

May 10

  • 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    Meeting with Bank staff
  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Town Hall with Bank staff
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Speak at Minnesota Business Ethics Award event moderated by John Taft, Delaney Taft, LLC
    Topic: Ethics/Leadership; Economic/ financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: Nicollet Island Pavilion, Minneapolis, MN
  • 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank Management Committee

May 11

  • 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
    Meeting with Nonprofit/Foundation Leaders
    Chanda Smith Baker, President and CEO, Pillsbury United Communities
    Tawanna Black, Executive Director, Northside Funders Group
    Michael Goze, CEO, American Indian Community Development
    Ramon Leon, President and CEO, Latino Economics Development Center
    S. Brian Lipschultz, Trustee, Otto Bremer Trust
    Tim Marx, President and CEO, Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis
    Ellen Muller, Chief Advancement Officer, Jeremiah Program
    Jon Pratt, Executive Director, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
    Mary Tingerthal, Commissioner, Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
    Charlie Vig, Chairman, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
    Paul Williams, Executive Director, Project for Pride in Living
    Kate Wolford, President and CEO, McKnight Foundation
    Other Bank attendees: Dorothy Bridges, Michael Grover and David Wargin
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: FRB Minneapolis
  • 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Town Hall with FRB New York staff
    Topic: Diversity/Inclusion; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: FRB New York, NY
  • 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Reception with FRB New York staff

May 12

  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    Meeting with Vikas Bajas and Teresa Tritch, New York Times Editorial Board
    Other Bank attendee: David Wargin
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: New York Times headquarters, NY
  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Interview with Michael Corkery, New York Times
    Other Bank attendee: David Wargin
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: New York Times headquarters, New York, NY
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Meeting with Wall Street Journal Editorial Board
    Allysia Finley
    James Freeman
    Paul Gigot
    Daniel Henninger
    Bret Stephens
    Other Bank attendee: David Wargin
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: Wall Street Journal NY office, New York, NY

May 15

  • 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    Phone interview with Henry Banks, Wisconsin Public Radio
    Other Bank attendee: David Wargin
    Topic: Upcoming Wisconsin outreach event; Economic/financial/business
    conditions; Outreach/sharing information
  • 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Service anniversary lunch with Bank staff
  • 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Phone call with Claremont McKenna College student
    Topic: Career development discussion
  • 4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff

May 16

  • 11:30 AM – 5:00 PM
    Meeting with FRS officials
    Location: FRB, Dallas, TX
  • 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Meeting with FRS officials
    Location: FRB, Dallas, TX

May 17

  • 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Meeting with FRS officials
    Location: FRB, Dallas, TX

May 18

  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Meeting with StarTribune Editorial Board & Business News Desk
    Adam Belz
    Scott Gillespie
    Denise Johnson
    Thom Kupper
    Patricia Lopez
    Evan Ramstad
    Lee Schafer
    Lori Sturdevant
    Other Bank attendee: Ron Feldman and David Wargin
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: StarTribune office, Minneapolis, MN
  • 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
    Conference call, Executive Committee, FRB Minneapolis
  • 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
    Introduce FRB Cleveland President Loretta Mester at Economic Club of MN meeting
    Location: Hilton Minneapolis Hotel, Minneapolis, MN
  • 4:30 PM – 4:45 PM
    Phone call with FRS official

May 19

  • 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
    Meeting with Bank Management Committee
  • 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
    Phone interview with Rick Olivo, Ashland Daily Press
    Other Bank attendee: Alexis Akervik
    Topic: Upcoming Wisconsin outreach event; Economic/financial/business
    conditions; Outreach/sharing information
  • 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Interview with ECM Publishers Editorial Board
    Keith Anderson, Director of News, ECM Publishers
    Peggy Bakken, Editor, Sun Newspapers, co-chair and Editorial Board secretary
    Cliff Buchan, retired editor, Forest Lake Times and chairperson of the Editorial Board
    Luther Dorr, retired editor, Princeton Union-Eagle
    Mandy Moran Froemming, editor, ABC Newspapers, Anoka
    John Gessner, managing editor, Sun ThisWeek Newspapers, Dakota County
    Roger Giroux, community member, retired Superintendent of Schools, Anoka-Hennepin School District
    Don Heinzman, retired editor, columnist for ECM Publications
    Tim Hennagir, managing editor, Monticello Times
    Howard Lestrud, retired, online editor and legislative reporter
    Gene Merriam, community member, former State Senator, Commissioner of the DNR
    Tom West, general manager and editor, Morrison County Record (attended by phone)
    Jonathan Young, managing editor, Stillwater Gazette
    Other Bank attendee: David Wargin
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: ECM office, Coon Rapids, MN
  • 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 7:15 PM – 7:25 PM
    Interview with Eric Eskola and Cathy Wurzer, TPT Almanac
    Other Bank attendee: David Wargin
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: TPT – Twin Cities PBS, St. Paul, MN

May 20

  • 9:30 AM – 7:30 PM
    Attend Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute (Institute) Conference
    Topic: Diversity/Inclusion; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: FRB Minneapolis

May 21

  • 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM
    Media scrum:
    David Harrison, The Wall Street Journal
    Martin Moylan, Minnesota Public Radio
    Evan Ramstad , StarTribune
    Ann Saphir, Reuters
    Other Bank attendees: Alexis Akervik, Chris Long and David Wargin
    Topic: Diversity/Inclusion; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: FRB Minneapolis
  • 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Attend Institute Conference
    Topic: Diversity/Inclusion; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: FRB Minneapolis
  • 2:15 PM – 2:30 PM
    Speak at Center for Indian Country Development (CICD) Roundtable Discussion
    Topic: CICD; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: FRB Minneapolis

May 24

  • 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    Phone interview with Neal St. Anthony, StarTribune
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
  • 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM
    Meeting with tribal leaders, Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa
    Indians and other leaders of innovative tribal initiatives
    Erick Arnold, Bad River Lead Tribal Attorney, Bad River Tribe
    Robert Blanchard, Chairman, Bad River Tribe
    Philomena Kebec, policy analyst, Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission
    Wade Williams, Tribal Attorney, Red Cliff Legal Department
    Other Bank attendees: Patrice Kunesh
    Topic: CICD; Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Ashland, WI
  • 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Town Hall moderated by Mary McPhetridge, Executive Director, Ashland
    Area Chamber of Commerce
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Ashland, WI
  • 6:45 PM – 7:00 PM
    Local media scrum:
    Brooks Johnson, Duluth News Tribune
    Danielle Kaeding, Wisconsin Public Radio
    Rick Olivo, Ashland Daily Press
    Other Bank attendees: David Wargin
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, Ashland, WI

May 25

  • 8:00 AM – 9:15 AM
    Meeting and tour of C. G. Bretting Manufacturing
    David Bretting, President, C.G. Bretting Manufacturing
    Janet Clark, Northern Regional Director, Senator Ron Johnson’s office
    Jim Miller, Outreach Representative, Congressman Sean Duffy’s office
    Kelly Westlund, Northwest Regional Representative, Senator Tammy Baldwin’s office
    Other Bank attendees: Jean Hinz and Ron Wirtz
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: Ashland, WI
  • 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
    Roundtable with local business leaders
    John Beirl, President, Northern State Bank
    Steve Bitzer, Vice President, Student Affairs & Ashland Campus Administrator, WITC
    David Bretting, President, C. G. Bretting Manufacturing
    Jason Douglas, President and CEO, Memorial Medical Center
    Krystel Dunlavy, Assistant Vice President, Senior Bank Manager, Associated Bank
    Geri Evans, Senior Personal Banker, BMO Harris Bank
    Matthew Hatfield, Financial Advisor, Edward Jones
    Dale Kupczyk, Executive Director, Ashland Area Development Corp.
    Debra Lewis, Mayor, City of Ashland
    Crystal Mattson, Branch Manager, Associated Bank
    Mary McPhetridge – Executive Director, Ashland Chamber of Commerce
    Janet Clark, Northern Regional Director, Senator Ron Johnson’s office
    Jim Miller, Outreach Representative, Congressman Sean Duffy’s office
    Kelly Westlund, Northwest Regional Representative, Senator Tammy Baldwin’s office
    Other Bank attendees: Jean Hinz and Ron Wirtz
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: C. G. Bretting Manufacturing, Ashland, WI
  • 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
    Meeting and tour Apple Hill Orchard and Seven Ponds Winery
    Janet Clark, Northern Regional Director, Senator Ron Johnson’s office
    David Eades, Bayfield Chamber and Visitor Bureau
    Bill and Claudia Ferraro, owners, Apple Hill Orchard.
    Ian Hauser, general manager and Renate Hauser, owner, Seven Ponds Winery
    Jim Miller, Outreach Representative, Congressman Sean Duffy’s office
    Scottie Sandburg, Bayfield County Economic Development Corporation
    Kelly Westlund, Northwest Regional Representative, Senator Tammy Baldwin’s office
    Other Bank attendees: Jean Hinz and Ron Wirtz
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: Apple Hill Orchard and Seven Ponds Winery, Bayfield, WI
  • 12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
    Listening session with local business leaders
    Curt Basina, Micro Distillery and Retail Sales, Red Cliff Band
    Michael Berg, Garage Mahal Orchard
    Beta Bodin, Bodin Fisheries
    Bill Bodin, Bodin Fisheries
    Eric Carlson, Blue Vista Farm
    David Eades, Bayfield Chamber and Visitor Bureau
    Michael Jackson, local entrepreneur
    Michael Radtke, Madeline Island Ferry Line
    Lynn Riemer, Trek and Trail and Distinctive Painting
    Rob Riemer, Trek and Trail and Distinctive Painting
    Gordy Ringberg, Mayor of Bayfield
    Scottie Sandburg, Bayfield County Economic Development Corporation
    Janet Clark, Northern Regional Director, Senator Ron Johnson’s office
    Jim Miller, Outreach Representative, Congressman Sean Duffy’s office
    Kelly Westlund, Northwest Regional Representative, Senator Tammy Baldwin’s office
    Other Bank attendees: Jean Hinz and Ron Wirtz
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: Bayfield Town Hall, Bayfield, WI

May 26

  • 8:00 AM – 8:15 AM
    Phone call with FRS official
  • 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
    Conference call with FRB Minneapolis Board Chair and Bank officers
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Meeting with Bank officers and staff
  • 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM
    Lunch meeting with David Durenberger, former MN U.S. Senator
    Other Bank attendee: Ron Feldman
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: FRB Minneapolis

May 29 – Memorial Day Holiday

May 30

  • 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
    Meeting with Bank officer
  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Phone interview with Jon Arneson, Voices of MT
    Other Bank attendee: Alexis Akervik
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
  • 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM
    Lunch meeting with Emmanuel Roman, CEO, and Robert Young, Managing Director, Head, Financial Institutions US, PIMCO
    Other Bank attendee: Terry Fitzgerald
    Topic: Economic/financial/business conditions; Outreach/sharing information
    Location: FRB Minneapolis
  • 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM
    Meeting with Bank officers
  • 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    Phone call with FRS official

May 31

  • 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Meeting with Bank Management Committee

Previous schedules

2017
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2016
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