The 12th District
San Francisco is the headquarters of the Twelfth Federal Reserve District, which includes the nine western states—Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington—plus American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Of the twelve Federal Reserve Districts, the Twelfth District is the largest by geography and the size of its economy.
John C. Williams took office as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco on March 1, 2011. In this role, he serves on the Federal Open Market Committee, bringing the Fed’s Twelfth District’s perspective to monetary policy discussions in Washington.
Colonel Mel Gaba, US Marine Corps Reserves, Returns to the SF Fed Following United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in West Africa
US Marine Corps Reserves Colonel Mel Gaba is also an IT consultant at the SF Fed. Read about his return to work following a UN peacekeeping mission in West Africa, and how he balances work, family, and service.