Community Development Advisory Council

Executives from organizations throughout the Federal Reserve's Eighth District serve on the Bank’s Community Development Advisory Council.

The executives represent nonprofit organizations, financial institutions, universities, government and foundations.

The council was created to keep the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President and Community Development staff informed about relevant issues in the District and to suggest ways the Bank might support local development efforts.

Council members are:

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Rex Duncan
Champion Community Investments
Carbondale, Ill.

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Andy Fraizer
Executive Director
Prosperity Indiana
Indianapolis, Ind.

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Christie McCravy
Executive Director
Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund
Louisville, Ky.

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Debra Moore
Director of Administration
St. Clair County, Ill.
Belleville, Ill.

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Martie North
Senior Vice President, Director of Community Development/CRA
Simmons First National Bank
Little Rock, Ark.

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Kenneth S. Robinson
President / CEO
United Way of the Mid-South
Memphis, Tenn.

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Margaret Sherraden
Founders Professor of Social Work, University of Missouri–St. Louis
Research Professor, Center for Social Development, Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, Mo.

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Deborah Temple
Senior Manager, Entrepreneurship
Communities Unlimited, Inc.
Pine Bluff, Ark.

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Amy Whitehead
Community Development Institute and Center for Community and Economic Development
University of Central Arkansas
Conway, Ark.

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Cassandra Williams
Vice President and Regional Branch Administrator
Hope Federal Credit Union
Memphis, Tenn.

2015 Federal Reserve System
Community Development
Research Conference