Gary ZimmermanDecember 20, 2013- CSU Channel Islands (CI) will host Gary Zimmerman, Senior Economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, on Thursday, Jan. 16, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. in the Grand Salon on the CI campus.  Zimmerman will discuss the Bank's economic forecast for 2014/2015 as well as unconventional monetary policy actions taken in response to recent economic developments.  

Facilitated by CI’s Planned Giving Advisory Council, the event includes a continental breakfast and complimentary parking.  Tickets are $40 for the general public, $20 for CI faculty and staff, and free for CI students.  To purchase tickets, visit or call Catherine Sanchez at 805-437-3701.  Once on campus, participants should follow signs to Lot A-3 for event parking. 

Zimmerman joined the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco in 1973.  His research focuses on economic and banking topics in the 12th District, which includes the nine western states — Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington — plus American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.  It is the Federal Reserve’s largest district, ranking first in the size of its economy. 

This event is sponsored by Union Bank and is a function of the CI Planned Giving Program and the Planned Giving Advisory Council.  Estate planning professionals and those interested in supporting the University through their estate plan or with a deferred gift are encouraged to attend and learn more about becoming a member of CI’s Legacy Society.  Visit or call 805-437-8893 for more information.

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