Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the Treasury

In October 2003, he was named president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Once at the New York Fed, he became Vice Chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee component.

In 2006, he also became a member of the Washington-based financial advisory body, the Group of Thirty.

In March 2008, he arranged the rescue and sale of Bear Stearns.

As a Treasury official, he helped manage multiple international crisis of the 1990s in Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea and Thailand.

On November 24, 2008, President-elect Barack Obama nominated Geithner to be Treasury Secretary

Geithner believes, along with Hank Paulson, that the Treasury Department needs new authority to experiment with responses to the financial crisis of 2008.

Lawrence Summers, Director of the National Economic Council

Summers was on the staff of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Reagan from 1982-1983. He also served as an economic adviser to the Dukakis Presidential campaign in 1988

Christina Romer, Director of the Council of Economic Advisors

She obtained her bachelor’s degree from The College of William & Mary in 1981, and her PhD. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1985. Upon completion of her doctorate, she started working as an assistant professor at Princeton University. In 1988 she moved to UC Berkeley. She is a former vice president of the American Economic Association, a Guggenheim Fellowship recipient, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a winner of the Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award.

She is serving on the Business Cycle Dating Committee at the National Bureau of Economic Research.[

Melody Barnes, Director of the Domestic Policy Council

Heather Higginbottom, Deputy Director of the Domestic Policy Council.

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