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March 24, 2020

Affordable Housing Advisory Council Nominations: Help Us Fill an Open Seat!

FHLBank San Francisco is seeking nominations for an open seat on the Bank’s Affordable Housing Advisory Council.

The Advisory Council is a 15-member volunteer advisory board that helps shape the Bank’s Affordable Housing Program (AHP) and the other homeownership and economic development grant and credit programs the Bank makes available to its member financial institutions. It is made up of senior executives representing a diverse range of affordable housing and community development organizations operating in the Bank’s district of Arizona, California, and Nevada. The Bank and its Board of Directors highly value the special expertise and perspective on local needs that Council members bring to furthering our mission of making our communities more vibrant, equitable, and resilient.

Advisory Council Member Eligibility Requirements

  • Must reside in the Bank’s district
  • Must be employed by a nonprofit or for-profit organization that provides or promotes housing for low- and moderate-income households or by a community lender 

The Bank promotes diversity and inclusion at all levels of our organization, including the Council. Learn more about our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion on our website.

The Council meets in person with the Bank’s Community Investment team and representatives of the Bank’s Board of Directors at least quarterly. Council members are expected to attend substantially all Council meetings. The Bank reimburses travel expenses for Council member attendance at in-person meetings.

Community and nonprofit organizations located in the district may submit nominations for the Council. Individuals may also nominate themselves. For a nominee to be considered for appointment to the Council, both the nomination form and an application completed by the nominee must be received by the Bank by Friday, April 24, 2020, via email to Community Investment. Late and/or incomplete nominations will not be accepted.

The Bank will confirm receipt of nomination forms and applications via email. We expect to invite a select short list of nominees for interviews in July. The Bank will notify all candidates about the status of their nomination by the end of October.

For more information, call us at (415) 616-2542 or email Community Investment.