The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works to promote sound and well-functioning financial systems and markets through its provision of industry and payment services, advancement of infrastructure reform in key markets and training and educational support to international institutions.
The Outreach and Education function engages, empowers and educates the Second District communities that the Bank serves, especially civic leaders, students, educators, small business owners, policymakers and the general public. It furthers the Bank's commitment to the region by listening to the communities we serve and leveraging our unique attributes to positively impact school and university programs, as well as analysis and research.
SECTION 1. Purpose The Management and Budget Committee (the MBC) is appointed by the Board of Directors (the Board) of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (the Bank) to review and endorse the Bank's strategic plan, budget and self-evaluation of the Bank's performance, prepared by Bank management, prior to submission to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System for action.
SECTION 2. Committee Membership The MBC shall consist of no fewer than three members and no more than five members. Established in 2004, the members of the MBC shall be appointed by the Board on the recommendation of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. MBC members may be replaced by the Board.
SECTION 3. Meetings The MBC shall meet as often as it determines, but not less frequently than annually. A majority of the current members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business, and action by the MBC shall be upon the vote of a majority of those present at any meeting at which a quorum is present. The MBC shall meet at least once per year with the officer or officers of the Bank having responsibility for the Bank's financial management area.
SECTION 4. Committee Authority and Responsibilities Except as otherwise prohibited in the Bank's bylaws, the MBC is responsible for reviewing and endorsing the Bank's strategic plan, the framework for compensation of the Bank's senior executives (Senior Vice President and above) and any policies regarding such compensation, the budget and self-evaluation of the Bank's performance prepared by Bank management, prior to submission to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System for action. Consistent with the Bank's bylaws, all Class A Directors, and those Class B Directors who are affiliated with a thrift holding company are prohibited from voting on or otherwise approving that specific portion of the Bank's budget allocated to the Financial Institution Supervision Group although they may approve and/or vote on the Banks' overall budget.
Prior to approving the Bank's budget, the Chair of the MBC shall consult with the Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee regarding the adequacy of the budget for the Bank's Audit Function.
The MBC shall make reports to the Board at least annually. The MBC shall review and reassess the adequacy of this charter annually and recommend any proposed changes to the Board for approval. The MBC shall annually review the MBC's own performance.