- Value  Public interest
- In its actions and policies, the Board seeks to promote the public interest. It is accountable and responsive to the general
public, the U.S. government, and the financial community.
- Value  Integrity
- The Board adheres to the highest standards of integrity in its dealings with the public, the financial community, and its
- Value  Excellence
- The conduct of monetary policy, responsibility for bank supervision, and maintenance of the payment system demand high-quality
analysis, high performance standards, and a secure, robust infrastructure. The pursuit of excellence drives the Board’s policies
concerning recruitment, selection, and retention policies for Board employees.
- Value  Efficiency and effectiveness
- In carrying out its functions, the Board is continually aware that its operations are supported primarily by public funds,
and it recognizes its obligation to manage resources efficiently and effectively.
- Value  Independence of views
- The Board values the regional nature of the System as well as the diversity of its employees; input from a variety of sources;
and the independent professional judgment that is fostered by the System’s highly valued regional structure. It relies on
strong teamwork to mold independent viewpoints into coherent, effective policies.