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The president’s pick is subject to Senate confirmation, a process Ms. Yellen went through most recently when she was confirmed as Fed chairwoman.
The deadline to become a sponsor is Nov. 6, though to maximize publicity opportunities the earlier sponsors come forward, the better, said Debbie Kurth, RB Community Foundation president and luncheon chairwoman.
But Pat, who was the perennial chairwoman of the gala, would always come to the after party.
In addition to her work as a teacher, Lee is a board member of the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy, and serves as the organization’s chairwoman of education.
Deborah Swackhamer, the previous chairwoman, is listed as a member.
The program was backed by Mr. Bernanke, then Fed chair, and Ms. Yellen, then the vice chairwoman, who argued the Fed had not done enough to reduce unemployment.
Diez Roux served as chairwoman of the seven-member Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) until her term expired Sept. 30.
The news means that both the chair and vice-chair positions at the Fed will become vacant within five months of each other, given that Janet Yellen's term as chairwoman is due to expire in February.
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