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Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Board Members

The seven members of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate. A full term is fourteen years. One term begins every two years, on February 1 of even-numbered years. A member who serves a full term may not be reappointed. A member who completes an unexpired portion of a term may be reappointed. All terms end on their statutory date regardless of the date on which the member is sworn into office.

The Chairman and the Vice Chairman of the Board are named by the President from among the members and are confirmed by the Senate. They serve a term of four years. A member's term on the Board is not affected by his or her status as Chairman or Vice Chairman.

 

Board Member Assignments - Board Committees

Committee on Board Affairs
Governor Powell, Chairman
Vice Chairman Fischer

Committee on Consumer and Community Affairs
Governor Brainard, Chair
Governor Tarullo

Committee on Economic and Financial Monitoring and Research
Vice Chairman Fischer, Chairman
Governor Brainard

Committee on Financial Stability
Vice Chairman Fischer, Chairman
Governor Tarullo
Governor Brainard

Committee on Federal Reserve Bank Affairs
Governor Powell, Chairman
Governor Brainard

Committee on Bank Supervision
Governor Tarullo, Chairman
Governor Powell
Governor Brainard 

Subcommittee on Smaller Regional and Community Banking
Governor Powell, Chairman
Governor Brainard

Committee on Payments, Clearing, and Settlement
Governor Powell, Chairman
Governor Tarullo

 
Last update: September 12, 2014