Transparency & Disclosures Transparency & Disclosures

At the Federal Reserve, we hold ourselves to the highest standards of integrity, transparency, and accountability in the pursuit of our overarching goal of fostering a vibrant economy that works for all. The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston understands it must maintain the public’s trust to preserve the credibility of the U.S. central bank.

President Susan M. Collins' Meetings with External Parties

To achieve the Fed’s mission and Congressional mandate, stable prices and maximum employment, President Susan M. Collins continuously engages with a range of New England stakeholders in the economy and financial system. She hears and shares perspectives as she works to support economic opportunities and understand and address challenges. This listing is published for transparency and includes scheduled meetings with external parties outside the Federal Reserve System that took place in person or by phone/video. (The listing does not include internal Reserve Bank or Federal Reserve System meetings, except for Federal Open Market Committee meetings, and it does not include impromptu phone calls made or received.)

The Boston Fed publishes the president’s meetings with external parties every quarter, with a one-quarter lag.

Ethics and Code of Conduct

The Federal Reserve is committed to upholding the highest ethical principles to earn and maintain public confidence in the integrity and impartiality of its decision-making processes. The Boston Fed’s ethics framework, which applies to all Reserve Bank employees, may be found in the Code of Conduct.

President Susan M. Collins' Financial Disclosures

All Federal Reserve Bank presidents must file annual financial disclosures with their Bank's ethics officer. The Boston Fed makes available personal financial disclosure forms and related documents for the current president and chief executive officer.

Current Form

2023 Financial Disclosure Form for President & CEO Susan M. Collins

Previous Forms

2022 Financial Disclosure Form for President & CEO Susan M. Collins

2021 Financial Disclosure Form for President & CEO Susan M. Collins

These records cannot be used:

  • for any unlawful purpose
  • for any commercial purpose, other than by news and communications media for dissemination to the general public
  • for determining or establishing the credit rating of any individual
  • for use, directly or indirectly, in the solicitation of money for any political, charitable, or other purpose.

Archive of Boston Fed Board of Directors’ Meeting Minutes

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston will publish the minutes of the Bank’s Board of Directors meetings with a lag, beginning in 2025.

Public Information Requests

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston has a longstanding commitment to transparency—and built on that is the Reserve Banks’ common policy regarding public requests for information, effective Jan. 1, 2024.

Request for information or records of the Reserve Bank must be submitted in writing. Each request must contain the following:

  • The name, address, and telephone number of the person filing the request;
  • A sufficient description of the records;
  • The name of any pending litigation to which the request relates, and the court and its location; and
  • The agreement of the requester to pay the Bank for any fees owed in accordance with the fee schedule, or a request for waiver of such fees, outlined in the policy.

Requests can be submitted by email to (the preferred approach). Please note all information should be contained within the body of an email—attachments will not be opened or downloaded due to information security risk.

Alternatively, requests can also be submitted by mail:

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
c/o Transparency Office
600 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110