The Council of Federal Home Loan Banks (FHLBanks) is the public voice of the FHLBank System. Incorporated in 1998, the non-profit trade association is based in Washington, DC. The Council?s primary function is to represent the positions and views of the Council?s members to Washington policymakers.
The Council consists of director and officer representatives of all 12 FHLBanks. Each member bank may name up to three individuals to sit on the Council's Board of Representatives.
The Council?s mission is spelled out in its articles of incorporation. These articles mandate that the Council: