Narayana Kocherlakota; see here.
Hmm...his biography says that he was born in Baltimore. I seem to recall him mentioning that he was born in Winnipeg. Is he Canadian, or isn't he? Someone enlighten me!
In any case, he is an excellent choice. NK is a consummate academic: clear-thinking, articulate, and persuasive. Does he have what it takes to be a successful/influential Fed president? Yes, I believe so. Apart from his academic credentials, he has a very easy manner; not many people are likely to find him a boor. He has the gift of skewering lame-brained ideas to the wall, and then making you feel good that you've learned something useful (at least, this has been my experience).
Congratulations to NK...and good luck!