Patrick A. Dujakovich, “Duke,” was appointed chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Board of Directors on January 1, 2023 and has served on the head office board since 2020. He is the president of the Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO, a position which he has held since 2010.

Mr. Dujakovich’s professional career began when he joined the Kansas City, Missouri Fire Department and became a member of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local #42 in 1987. He received many promotions in the Fire Department including driver in 1991, captain in 1995 and eventually battalion chief in 2001. Upon being promoted to battalion chief, he became a member of IAFF Local #3808 and was elected as secretary and treasurer of that local in 2002 and president in 2004. Mr. Dujakovich retired from the Department in 2016 with more than 30 years of service and remains a member of the IAFF.

Mr. Dujakovich holds a number of civic and philanthropic positions including board membership on the United Way of Greater Kansas City Board of Directors, Working Families’ Friend Board of Directors and Jackson County Employees’ Pension Board. He previously served as a trustee for the Kansas City, Missouri Deferred Compensation Retirement Plan, Kansas City, Missouri Employees Health Insurance Board and Kansas City Fire Fighters Pension Board.

He previously served as a member of the Community Advisory Council for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 2015-2018.

Learn more about Mr. Dujakovich in TEN Magazine.