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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) today applauded the president’s nomination of Ms. Michelle Bowman to serve as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

“Michelle Bowman has distinguished herself as an important leader in the Kansas banking community, and I am pleased that the president nominated her to serve on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C.,” said Sen. Moran. “I know that Miki, with her experience as Kansas’s State Bank Commissioner coupled with her roots in small-town Kansas, will bring a unique and important perspective to the board. As a member of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs committee that will formally consider her nomination, I look forward to Miki’s confirmation and the needed perspective she will bring to the Federal Reserve.”

If confirmed by the Senate, Bowman – a Washburn University School of Law graduate – will join the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System as the Community Bank Representative and will represent Region 8 for the remainder of a 14-year term expiring January 31, 2020.

Announcement from the White House:

President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Personnel to Key Administration Posts

President Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key positions in his Administration:

Michelle Bowman of Kansas, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System as the Community Bank Representative representing Region 8 (St. Louis, Missouri)  for the remainder of a fourteen year term expiring January 31, 2020. Ms. Bowman currently serves as the Kansas State Bank Commissioner, a position to which she was the first woman appointed and confirmed by the Kansas State Senate. As Commissioner, she is the chief regulator for State-chartered banks and non-depository lenders. Previously, Ms. Bowman served as an executive at Farmers and Drovers bank. Additionally, she has served on the staff of Senator Bob Dole, as counsel for several U.S. House committees, as Director of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and as Deputy Assistant Secretary and Policy Advisor to Secretary Tom Ridge at the Department of Homeland Security. Ms. Bowman graduated from the University of Kansas and received a J.D. from Washburn University School of Law.

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