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Levine reappointed to Dallas Fed’s El Paso Branch board

For immediate release: January 13, 2005

DALLAS—The Federal Reserve Board of Governors has re-appointed Cecilia Ochoa Levine to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' El Paso Branch board of directors.

She will serve a three-year term ending Dec. 31, 2007. Levine has served on the El Paso Branch board since 2002.

Levine is president of MFI International Mfg., LLC, a maquiladora with plants in El Paso and Juárez, Mexico. MFI performs contract assembly services for many companies and also assists companies in setting up maquiladora facilities in Mexico.

Levine is founder of USA/Mexico Strategic Alliance and a board member of the El Paso World Trade Center. She is an active member of numerous civic and professional organizations, including the Regional Maquiladora Association, Mexican Maquiladora Association, Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Business Council, El Paso Chamber of Commerce, Amigos Unidos and the PAISANO Committee, an advisory board for the immigration commissioner of Mexico.

She also is a founding member of the Midland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and a participant in the U.S.-Mexico Partnership for Prosperity, a public-private alliance that aims to spur private-sector economic growth throughout Mexico.

A native of Chihuahua, Mexico, she currently resides in El Paso. Levine attended the University of Texas at El Paso.

The El Paso board of directors consists of seven members, four appointed by the Dallas Fed board of directors and three by the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington, D.C.

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