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Federal Reserve Board announces new members of Community Advisory Council

October 27, 2017 / Source: FRB

Press Release

October 26, 2017

Federal Reserve Board announces new members of Community Advisory Council

For release at 12:00 p.m. EDT

The Federal Reserve Board on Thursday announced five new members of its Community Advisory Council (CAC).

The CAC is composed of a diverse group of experts and representatives of consumer, workforce, and community development organizations and interests, including from such fields as affordable housing, economic development, labor, small business, and asset and wealth building. CAC members provide information, advice, and recommendations to the Board on relevant policy matters and emerging issues of interest.

The new members of the CAC, who will replace five departing members, were selected from a pool of individuals who applied to the Board's public call for applications. Each will serve a three-year term beginning in 2018.

The new members of the CAC are:

Juan Bonilla
Deputy Director
Lawrence CommunityWorks, Inc.
Lawrence, Mass.

Donald Hinkle-Brown
President & CEO
Reinvestment Fund
Philadelphia, Pa.

Barb Lau
Executive Director
Association of Women Contractors
St. Paul, Minn.

Jonny Price
Senior Director
Kiva U.S.
San Francisco, Calif.

Bethany Sanchez
Fair Lending Director
Metropolitan Milwaukee Fair Housing Council
Milwaukee, Wis.

These individuals will join ten existing members and will be led by incoming Chair Roberto Barragan and incoming Vice Chair Andrea Levere. The Council is scheduled to meet May 4 and October 5, 2018. Records of previous meetings may be found here.

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Last Update: October 26, 2017