New Mexican Named to U.S. Federal Reserve Bank Community Advisory Council (CAC)

Meeting of Members of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Community Advisory Council – Nov. 20, 2015. From the left in the back row: Mr. Miller, Mr. Fogle, Mr. Poyo, Mr. Barragan, Mr. Rubinger, Mr. Vazquez, Mr. Mangan, Mr. Dujakovich, Mr. Dulchin, Mr. Shank, Ms. Smith, Ms. Taoka, Ms. Blackwell, Ms. Wilson, Ms. Tingerthal, Governor Tarullo, Chair Yellen, Governor Brainard. Courtesy photo
 
CAC News:
 
The newly-appointed Community Advisory Council (CAC) of the Federal Reserve Bank recently met with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C. to outline their assessments of economic development, job loss and gain, markets, lending, and more (read the full report here).
 
Among the Council group that attended the national meeting was local New Mexican, Adrienne R. Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of the New Mexico Direct Caregivers Coalition.
 
“It’s an honor to be selected to share workforce development challenges of our state and the region,” Smith said. “This year-long opportunity helps to bring the issues we’re facing in New Mexico—especially those of frontline workers—to the forefront of national policy.” 
 
The 15 members of the CAC have consumer and community development expertise and are tasked with bringing their unique insight and providing recommendations to the Board for economic policies and issues.
 
The members of the CAC are:
 
Roberto Barragan
President and Chief Executive Officer
VEDC
Van Nuys, Calif.
 
Angela Glover Blackwell
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
PolicyLink
Oakland, Calif.
 
Patrick Dujakovich
President
Greater Kansas City AFL-CIO
Kansas City, Mo.
 
Benjamin Dulchin
Executive Director
Association for Neighborhood & Housing Development
New York, N.Y.
 
Brian Fogle
President and Chief Executive Officer
Community Foundation of the Ozarks
Springfield, Mo.
 
Ben Mangan
Executive Director and Lecturer
Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley, Center for Social Sector Leadership
Berkeley, Calif.
 
Rodrick Miller
President and Chief Executive Officer
Detroit Economic Growth Corporation
Detroit, Mich.
 
Noel Poyo
Executive Director
National Association of Latino Community Asset Builders
San Antonio, Texas
 
Michael Rubinger
President and Chief Executive Officer
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
New York, N.Y.
 
Arden Shank
President and Chief Executive Officer
Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida
Miami, Fla
 
Adrienne R. Smith
President and Chief Executive Officer
New Mexico Direct Caregivers Coalition
Placitas, N.M.
 
Sue Taoka
Executive Vice President
Craft3.org
Seattle, Wash.
 
Mary Tingerthal
Commissioner
Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
St. Paul, Minn.
 
Raul Vazquez
Chief Executive Officer
Oportun
Redwood City, Calif.
 
Catherine Wilson
Professor
University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Law
Lincoln, Neb.
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