Application Form

The Federal Reserve Board’s Community Advisory Council (CAC) is an advisory committee providing feedback and advice to the Board on issues affecting consumers and communities. The CAC is composed of a diverse group of experts and representatives of consumer and community development organizations and interests, including from such fields as affordable housing, community and economic development, labor and workforce development, financial technology, small business, and asset and wealth building. CAC members provide a range of perspectives on the economic circumstances and financial services needs of consumers and communities, with a particular focus on the concerns of low- and moderate-income consumers and communities.

If you are interested in being considered for appointment to the Community Advisory Council, please submit the information indicated below. You may provide the application information through the online form below, by email to or by postal mail to the address listed below.

Application Information

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Resume & Cover Letter

In addition to the information requested above, for consideration to serve on the CAC, you must provide a resume and cover letter through the browse feature below, by email to, or by mail to the address below. The resume should include information about past and present positions you have held, dates of service for each, and a description of responsibilities. The cover letter should explain why you are interested in serving on the CAC as well as what you believe are your primary qualifications. At your option, you may also provide additional information about your qualifications.

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You may upload up to three files. Please ensure that no file is larger than three megabytes (3 MB). Only DOCX, RTF, and PDF files will be accepted.
Mailing Address:
Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Attn: Community Advisory Council, Mail Stop I-305
20th St. and Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20551

The Board will use the information provided for the purpose of considering you for appointment to the Community Advisory Council. The Board may contact you and may consider publicly available information in connection with your candidacy. For further information, please see our Privacy Act Notice.

Please direct questions to

OMB Number 7100-0371
Approval expires May 31, 2019

Application is authorized pursuant to sections 2A and 10 of the Federal Reserve Act (12 U.S.C. §§ 225a and 244). The obligation to respond is required to obtain the benefit of consideration for CAC membership. Information provided on the Application will be kept confidential under exemption (b)(6) of the Freedom of Information Act to the extent that the disclosure of information “would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy” (5 USC § 552(b)(6)).

Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour, including the time to gather and maintain data in the required form, to review instructions, and to complete the information collection. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to: Secretary, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 20th and C Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20551; and to the Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project (7100-0121), Washington, DC 20503. The Federal Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, and an organization or a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.

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Last Update: April 16, 2018