Meet Our Directors

Meet current and past directors.

Just as the Federal Reserve's mission areas are a blend of various components, the nine director seats on each Federal Reserve Bank's Board are filled through a variety of methods. Learn more about Class A, B and C directors' designations.

There are nine directors from around the region with a range of backgrounds, including community development, business, banking, organized labor and entrepreneurship. They serve staggered three-year terms. The Kansas City Fed's three Branch offices in Denver, Oklahoma City and Omaha each have its own seven-member board of directors who serve staggered three-year terms. They provide their respective Branch executives, who are economists, with insight on regional economic conditions and offer advice and counsel. Four directors are appointed by the Kansas City Fed and three are appointed by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.


About the Board of Directors

Director Roles and Responsibilities

Directors conduct meetings to provide the Reserve Bank insight on current and emerging issues which is uniquely derived from direct involvement with their local communities and businesses.

Accountability and Governance

The authority of the board of directors of a Reserve Bank is established in the Federal Reserve Act, which says that the Reserve Bank “shall be conducted under the supervision and control of a board of directors."

Regional Relationships and National Policy

Just as the Federal Reserve's mission areas are a blend of various components, the nine director seats on each Federal Reserve Bank's Board are filled through a variety of methods.

Making a Connection