Release Date: August 26, 2008
For immediate release
Elizabeth A. Duke was formally sworn in as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System at a ceremony Tuesday in the atrium of the Board’s main building in Washington.
Friends, family and Board employees attended the ceremony, which was presided over by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke.
Governor Duke assumed her position on August 5 following her confirmation by the Senate on June 27, 2008. Governor Duke’s term expires January 31, 2012.
A biography of Governor Duke is available on the Board’s website: www.federalreserve.gov/bios/