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Mary Kipp of El Paso Appointed to Dallas Fed Board

For Immediate Release: July 18, 2018

DALLAS—The Federal Reserve Board of Governors has appointed Mary E. Kipp to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas board of directors. She will serve a term ending Dec. 31, 2020.

She previously served on the Dallas Fed’s El Paso Branch board from 2016 to 2018.

As a Dallas Fed board member, she will provide input into regional and national economic conditions as part of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy functions.

Kipp is president and CEO of El Paso Electric Co., a regional electric utility. She joined El Paso Electric in 2007 and has overseen many divisions of the company, including legal and compliance, regulatory and rates, human resources, external affairs, public relations, and environmental, health and safety.

Kipp spent four years as a senior enforcement attorney in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Enforcement in Washington, D.C., where she investigated and prosecuted violations of federal energy laws.

She serves on the board of Landis+Gyr and on the executive committee of the Texas Business Leadership Council. She also is chair of the Borderplex Alliance and chair-elect of the Smart Electric Power Alliance.

Kipp received her B.A. from Williams College and J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law. She also attended Exeter College at Oxford University.

Each Federal Reserve Bank has a nine-member board of directors. Three members represent commercial banks, three represent the public and three are appointed by the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C.

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Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
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