Media Advisories

President Jeffrey M. Lacker

May 27, 2010

From Recession to Recovery: A Forum on Employment Trends and Workforce Development Strategies in Virginia -- May 27, 2010

Richmond, Va.

The event is co-sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and the Community College Workforce Alliance. The CCWA is a regional partnership combining the workforce development efforts of J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College and John Tyler Community College.

Richmond Fed President Jeff Lacker will introduce guest speaker Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke, who will provide closing remarks and meet with participants of the Alliance's workforce training program. Note: Media are welcome at both appearances.

Event Details

Topic: The forum will focus on job advancement initiatives and employment trends at the state and national levels.
Full Agenda

When: June 9, 2010, 1 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Where: J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
Massey Library Technology Center's Lipman Auditorium
1651 East Parham Road
Richmond, Va.  23285-5622

Media: All media must be registered by June 8. Registration

No text or media Q&A for President Lacker.

No media Q&A for Chairman Bernanke.
The Chairman's text will be released by the Board of Governors' Press Office.
For information, please contact Sara Messina or Joe Pavel at 202.452.2955

Notes: The following will be available for media questions:

Some of the workforce training participants, following their discussion with Chairman Bernanke.

Ann Macheras, Vice President, Regional Economics, FRB-Richmond, immediately following the event.

Mac McGinty, Vice President of the Community College Workforce Alliance
Gary Rhodes, President, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
Marshall Smith, President, John Tyler Community College

Media Contacts

FRB-Richmond Media Relations

Laura Fortunato
(804) 697-8196 (desk)
(804) 698-0927 (mobile)

Jim Strader
(804) 697-8956 (desk)
(804) 332-0207(mobile)

Community College Workforce Alliance

Nina Sims
Director of Marketing
(804) 523-2289 (desk)
(804) 356-3962 (mobile)

Contact Us


Jim Strader
(804) 697-8956
(804) 332-0207 (mobile)

Laura Fortunato
(804) 697-8196
(804) 698-0927 (mobile)