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.
Mary C. Daly took office as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco on October 1, 2018. In this role, she serves on the Federal Open Market Committee, bringing the Fed’s Twelfth District’s perspective to monetary policy discussions in Washington.
Aina Puig, SF Fed Summer 2022 Research Scholar, shares her experience with the Unlocking Our Potential essay contest, her time at the SF Fed working with the Economic Research team, and her hopes for her research moving forward.