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Affordable Housing Advisory Council Nominations Open Public Announcements Affordable Housing Advisory Council Nominations Open Through Friday, August 16, 2019, Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines) is accepting nominations for an Affordable Housing Advisory Council (Advisory Council) member to represent the state of Alaska. Idaho Banker, Jason Meyerhoeffer, elected to FHLB Des Moines Board Public Announcements Idaho Banker, Jason Meyerhoeffer, elected to FHLB Des Moines Board The Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (the “Bank”) is pleased to announce that Jason Meyerhoeffer was recently elected by the Bank's board as the Idaho member director. Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Announces 2019 Strong Communities Award Finalists Public Announcements Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Announces 2019 Strong Communities Award Finalists The Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines or the Bank) announced seven finalists for the Strong Communities Award. 2019 Director Elections Public Announcements 2019 Director Elections Commencement of the annual Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines director election is underway. Member director elections will take place in the states of Iowa, Minnesota and Montana and members in those states will each fill one member director seat in its respective state. CEO Newsletter 6/20/19 Member Announcements CEO Newsletter 6/20/19 Like anything in life, the financial services industry is always changing and evolving.  At times it seems that the only constant in the world of finance is change. But like any other institution, we embrace these changes and strive to provide our members with all the information and education they Updated Collateral Loan-to-Values Member Announcements Updated Collateral Loan-to-Values On June 24, 2019, FHLB Des Moines will implement revised LTVs for most collateral categories. The Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines periodically reviews our collateral Loan-to-Values (LTVs) to ensure they are consistent with the current market environment. Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Announces New Top Executives Public Announcements Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Announces New Top Executives Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines or the Bank) announced the promotion of Joelyn Jensen-Marren and Bill Bemis. Advance Product Changes – Effective June 3, 2019 Member Announcements Advance Product Changes – Effective June 3, 2019 As part of its LIBOR transition plan, the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines is implementing changes to the advance products listed below, effective June 3, 2019. Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Announces Government Relations Director Public Announcements Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines Announces Government Relations Director Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines announces Joe Cwiklinski as the incoming vice president/government relations director. Q1 2019 Combined Financial Report Member Announcements Q1 2019 Combined Financial Report The First Quarter 2019 Combined Financial Report (CFR) for the FHLBanks has been published and filed with the Federal Housing Finance Agency. FHLB Des Moines Approves First Quarter 2019 Dividend Member Announcements FHLB Des Moines Approves First Quarter 2019 Dividend The FHLB Des Moines (the Bank) Board of Directors approved a first quarter 2019 dividend at an annualized rate of 5.75 percent on activity-based stock and 3.25 percent on membership stock, unchanged from the prior quarter. FHLBDM will not accept delivery of loans with an Appraisal Waiver for the MPF Traditional product Member Announcements FHLBDM will not accept delivery of loans with an Appraisal Waiver for the MPF Traditional product FHLB Des Moines will not accept delivery of loans with an Appraisal Waiver. These loans are ineligible for sale into the MPF Traditional product.