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December 31, 2014


Corporate Communications
Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas
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Matt Hull Appointed to Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Advisory Council

DALLAS, TEXAS, December 31, 2014 — The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Hull to FHLB Dallas’ 2015 Advisory Council. His three-year term begins January 1, 2015.

Mr. Hull is executive director of the Texas Association of Community Development Corporations (TACDC), a trade association that represents community development corporations, nonprofits, and government organizations that are deeply involved in community development. For the past 13 years, he has worked in affordable housing and community development in Texas.

“Mr. Hull has witnessed first-hand the transformative power that safe, affordable housing can have on individuals and families,” said Greg Hettrick, vice president and director of Community Investment at FHLB Dallas. “He also has come to appreciate FHLB Dallas’ role in providing capital for affordable housing and community development projects.”

Mr. Hull said he is honored to serve on the Advisory Council of FHLB Dallas.

“With the strong connections I have in the field, I am confident that I can help increase awareness of FHLB Dallas and strengthen the ties between community outreach organizations and financial institutions, which can help them achieve their goals and objectives,” Mr. Hull said.

The Advisory Council is comprised of 13 representatives from state, community, and nonprofit organizations that advise the Bank’s Board of Directors on affordable housing and economic development issues.

The remaining members of the Advisory Council are:

  • Chairman Michelle Whetten, vice president and impact market leader, Enterprise Community Partners, Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Vice-Chairman André Stephens, executive director, St. Francis Community Development Corporation, Forrest City, Arkansas
  • Michelle Den Bleyker, vice president of real estate development, YES Housing, Inc., Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Jay Czar, executive director, New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Michael Gerber, president and CEO, Housing Authority of the City of Austin, Texas
  • Cynthia Griffin, executive director, Habitat for Humanity - Mississippi Capital Area, Mississippi
  • Cassie Hicks, University of Southern Mississippi Institute for Disability Studies, Jackson, Mississippi
  • Arlene Leviege, Housing Program Coordinator/Manager, Tunica-Biloxi Housing Authority, Marksville, Louisiana
  • Karen Phillips, deputy director, Crawford Sebastian CDC, Inc., Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • Tim Pierce, executive director, South Plains Association of Governments, Lubbock, Texas
  • Deborah Webster, principal, Concept Consulting Group, LLC, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Jacque Haas Woodring, director of asset development, Housing & Community Services, Inc., San Antonio, Texas

About the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas is one of 12 district banks in the FHLBank system created by Congress in 1932. FHLB Dallas, with total assets of $37.5 billion as of September 30, 2014, is a member-owned cooperative that supports housing and community development by providing competitively priced advances and other credit products to approximately 900 members and associated institutions in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, and Texas.