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November 30, 2022 12:22 PM EST

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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
   
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): November 23, 2022
Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
__________________________________________
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
   
Federally Chartered Corporation of the United States
000-5199942-6000149
(State or other jurisdiction(Commission(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)File Number)Identification No.)
    

909 Locust Street
Des Moines, Iowa
50309
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
   
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 
515-412-2100
 Not Applicable 
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On October 5, 2022, the Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (“Bank”) adopted the 2023 Director Fee Policy (“Policy”), effective January 1, 2023. The Policy is subject to non-objection from the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which the Bank received on November 23, 2022. The Bank expects to compensate its directors in accordance with this Policy. The Policy provides for annual compensation, the reimbursement of reasonable expenses, performance requirements, and the ability to participate in the Bank’s deferred compensation program, as summarized below.

Annual Compensation

Annual Compensation
Chair of Board of Directors$155,000 
Vice Chair of Board of Directors140,000 
Chairs of Audit, Risk and Compliance, and Human Resources and Compensation Committees135,000 
Chairs of all other Board Committees130,000 
All other Directors120,000 

Expense Reimbursement

The Bank will reimburse directors for necessary and reasonable expenses incurred in connection with the performance of their duties in accordance with the Bank’s Expense Reimbursement Policy.

Performance Requirements

Directors are expected to attend all Board meetings and meetings of the committees on which they serve and are compensated quarterly, however the Bank has the right to withhold the fourth quarter payment in the even the director attends less than 75 percent of all required meetings. Further, if a Director serves on the Board for only a portion of a calendar year, or only serves as a Board Chair, Board Vice Chair, or Committee Chair for a portion of a calendar year, then the annual compensation to which such director is entitled for that calendar year shall be adjusted accordingly on a pro-rata basis. In addition, the Chair and Vice Chair of the Board have the authority to make other compensation adjustments, as necessary, for any director that fails to meet performance requirements.

Deferred Compensation

Directors are eligible to participate in the Bank’s Deferral Plan for Directors. Under this plan, directors may elect to defer all or a portion of their directors’ fees.

The foregoing description of the 2023 Director Fee Policy is qualified in its entirety by reference to the copy of the 2023 Director Fee Policy included herein as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Exhibit Number 99.1    2023 Director Fee Policy

Exhibit Number 104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the inline XBRL document)    








SIGNATURE
Pursuant to the requirements of the Exchange Act, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
     
  Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
      
November 30, 2022 By:/s/ Robert W. Dixon
    
    Name: Robert W. Dixon
    Title: Interim General Counsel and Corporate Secretary









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