Emily K. Rafferty, *, Director

Emily K. Rafferty is President Emerita of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She was elected President of the Museum in 2005 and served in that role until her retirement in March 2015. She had been a member of the Museum’s staff since 1976 serving in various roles in development, membership and external affairs until becoming President and Chief Administrative Officer in 2005, overseeing some 2,300 full and part-time employees in the areas of finance, legal affairs, development, membership, visitor management, merchandising, human resources, security and government affairs. Ms. Rafferty had been Chairman of the Board and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York since December 2012, having joined the board in 2011. Ms. Rafferty completed her term as Chairman of the Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in December 2016, but continues to serve on its Board and Audit and Risk Committee. Ms. Rafferty serves as a consultant to Russell Reynolds in their non-profit recruitment practice. Ms. Rafferty received a BA from Boston University and in 2015 was awarded the university’s College of Arts & Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award.