Friday, January 10, 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. – Science Center, Room 115 at Rockhurst University           


Annual Meeting: We will elect our 2014 slate of new Board members and recognize outgoing Board members before the program.


Kelly D. Edmiston, Senior Economist in Community Development, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City


 Kelly Edmiston will provide an economic update along with its impact on our region and the nonprofit sector, especially in the areas of assessing community needs as they relate to housing, employment, etc., and the impact on the philanthropic sector in many ways as you well know. 

PPP Track:  Core CompetenciesEssential knowledge or skills from disciplines related to the field of philanthropic planning.

Kelly D. Edmiston is Senior Economist in Community Development at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.  There he conducts research on issues involving regional economic development, community development, consumer finance, and public finance.  He also provides expert commentary to community leaders, policymakers, and the media, advises senior Bank officials, and provides written commentary for academic journals and Federal Reserve publications.   Kelly has worked extensively for the World Bank and the USAID and has published over 40 articles in economics and public policy.  Prior to joining the Federal Reserve, he was Assistant Professor of Economics and Senior Associate at the Fiscal Research and International Studies centers at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University.  Kelly holds BA and PhD degrees from the University of Tennessee.