Please enable JavaScript if it is disabled in your browser or access the information through the links provided below.



May 23, 2022

Lael Brainard sworn in as Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

For release at 3:45 p.m. EDT

Dr. Lael Brainard took the oath of office as Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on Monday. Vice Chair Brainard’s oath was administered by Chair Powell in the press briefing room of the Board’s Martin building.

President Biden nominated Dr. Brainard in November 2021, and she was confirmed by the United States Senate on April 26, 2022. Her term as Vice Chair ends on May 15, 2026, and her term as a Board member ends on January 31, 2026.

A biography of Vice Chair Brainard is available on the Board’s website here.

For media inquiries, please email [email protected] or call 202-452-2955.

Last Update:
May 23, 2022