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|Member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors|
June 16, 2014
|Preceded by||Elizabeth Ashburn Duke|
|Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs|
April 20, 2010 – November 8, 2013
|Preceded by||David McCormick|
|Succeeded by||Nathan Sheets|
|Born||January 1, 1962
Hamburg, West Germany (now Germany)
Kurt M. Campbell (m. 1998)
|Education||Wesleyan University (BA)
Harvard University (MA, PhD)
Lael Brainard (born January 1, 1962) is an American economist. She has been on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors since 2014. She was the United States Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs from 2010 to 2013. She is a member of the Democratic Party.
Brainard was nominated by Barack Obama to serve as the undersecretary of international affairs at the Department of the Treasury on March 23, 2009. She was sworn in on the same day on April 20, 2010. She resigned on November 8, 2013.
Brainard was nominated to the Fed board on January 13, 2014, alongside Stanley Fischer and Jerome Powell. She was confirmed by a 61-31 vote in the U.S. Senate on June 12, 2014.
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