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Corporate Governance

FHLB Des Moines opened its doors on October 15, 1932 after the establishment of the Federal Home Loan Bank Act by President Herbert Hoover. For more than 80 years, FHLB Des Moines has been providing readily available, low-cost liquidity to member institutions through all economic cycles.

FHLB Des Moines is committed to achieving excellence in corporate governance and understands that promoting open, honest and direct communications about financial and management reporting and governance is important to retaining the trust of stakeholders and achieving our mission of strengthening affordable housing efforts in our district. FHLB Des Moines will continue to maintain this commitment now and in the future.

The resources below are provided to help our shareholders better understand our corporate governance standards and oversight, as well as business and financial operations.

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Policies and Procedures


February 2016

Code of Ethics

December 2016

Insider Trading Policy

December 2016

Board of Directors' Committee Charters


February 2017

Executive and Governance

February 2017

Finance and Planning

February 2017


March 2017


February 2017

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