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Corporate Governance and Transparency

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland’s sound corporate governance framework, policies, and practices are essential to maintaining the trust and respect of our stakeholders.

Code of Conduct

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland expects its employees to perform their duties with honesty, integrity, and impartiality and without improper preferential treatment of any person.

Ethics

Presidents and first vice presidents of Federal Reserve Banks are to adhere to the rules of ethical conduct for senior officials.

Transparency

In order to promote transparency, the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland makes available financial disclosure forms and related documents filed by its president with the Bank’s ethics officer. The President’s Financial Disclosure is made available to the public annually.

The duties and responsibilities of the directors are set forth in the Federal Reserve Act, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland bylaws, Board of Governors’ policies, and charters for the directors’ committees.

Bylaws

The bylaws guide the board of directors in their work to oversee the Bank’s organization, operations, and activities.

Policies

Directors follow a strict code of conduct, as set by the Board of Governors. The full guide to conduct, as well as additional policies to which directors must adhere, can be found on the Board of Governor’s website.

Board of Directors Committee Charters

Main office directors serve on various committees. The Cleveland board of directors has three standing committees:

Upcoming EventsSEE ALL

  • 06.23.21

    Policy Summit 2021: Pathways to Economic Resilience in Our Communities

    Offering the latest research on and best practices for promoting the economic mobility and resilience of low- and moderate-income individuals, families, and communities.

  • 07.12.21

    Summer Research Coding Camp

    Summer Research Coding Camp is a virtual weeklong immersive program for rising high school juniors and seniors. Students will participate in experiential hands-on activities exposing them to real world skills such as data analysis and interpretation while exploring how economists utilize these skills in their careers.

  • 07.15.21

    Inflation 101

    Join us for a FedTalk featuring Robert Rich, senior economic and policy advisor and director of the Center for Inflation Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.

  • 10.07.21

    Inflation: Drivers and Dynamics Conference 2021

    The European Central Bank (ECB) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland’s Center for Inflation Research will host the Inflation: Drivers and Dynamics Conference 2021, which will be held virtually on October 7–8.

  • 11.17.21

    2021 Financial Stability Conference: Planning for Surprises, Learning from Crises

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the Office of Financial Research will host their annual financial stability conference, Financial Stability: Planning for Surprises, Learning from Crises, which will be held virtually on November 17-19, 2021.