Results of the 2018 election of the Central Bank Research Association

The Central Bank Research Association held its 2018 elections on 27.12.2018. The results are as follows:

The following four nominations have been approved by the majority of the votes:

  • Philip Lane, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, for a term starting on 05.01.2019 and ending on 31.12.2020, as President of the Senior Council of CEBRA.
  • Mark A. Wynne, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, for a term starting on 05.01.2019 and ending on 31.12.2020, as head of the Americas Chapter of CEBRA
  • Frank Packer, Bank for International Settlement, for a term starting on 05.01.2019 and ending on 31.12.2020, as head of the Asia-Pacific Chapter of CEBRA
  • Luc Laeven, European Central Bank, for a term starting on 05.01.2019 and ending on 31.12.2020, as head of the European Chapter of CEBRA.

Also the following four amendments to CEBRA’s bylaws have been approved by the majority of the votes:

  • CEBRA’s bylaws should be updated to explicitly comply with the novel European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
  • CEBRA’s bylaws should be updated to give the chapter heads the power to appoint officers for suitable purposes (subject to approval by the president).
  • CEBRA’s bylaws should be updated to specify a two-year election cycle as the norm (while leaving open the option of having more frequent elections).
  • CEBRA’s bylaws should be updated to give the president, in consultation with the respective regional chapter head, the power to appoint liaison officers for regular terms.