CHC Leadership Statement on the Nomination of Adriana Kugler to the Federal Reserve

May 12, 2023
Press Release


CHC Communications Contact: Kevin G. McGuire


WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Leadership released the following statement in support of Adriana Kugler on her nomination by President Biden to the Board of the Federal Reserve. Dr. Kugler, an economist and US representative to the World Bank, will be the first Latina policymaker for the central bank in its 109-year history.

“Congratulations to Dr. Kugler, a Colombian-American, on her nomination to the Federal ReserveDr. Kugler is a highly qualified candidate with extensive experience as the Chief Economist for the Department of Labor under President Obama, the United States Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and as the US representative to the World Bank. Her distinguished research in immigration, labor relations, and unemployment will help guide the Federal Reserve in its efforts to building a more inclusive economy for every American.

“Special thanks to CHC Member Senator Bob Menendez for his leadership ensuring a Latino was nominated to the Board of the central bank after 109 years of its existence. We commend President Biden for recognizing the importance of Latino representation at all levels of government, and we urge the Senate to move swiftly to confirm her. ¡Felicidades!”