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Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta Announces Christopher Kukla as New Advisory Council Member

ATLANTA, July 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta (FHLBank Atlanta) announced today that it has appointed one new member to its Affordable Housing Advisory Council. Christopher Kukla was selected to serve as one of two council members from North Carolina. FHLBank Atlanta's Affordable Housing Advisory Council has a total of 15 members.

Christopher Kukla is senior vice president at the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) in Durham, North Carolina, a nonpartisan, nonprofit policy and research affiliate of Self-Help Community Development Corporation. Mr. Kukla is responsible for directing CRL's work in the North Carolina General Assembly. Prior to joining the CRL, Mr. Kukla worked for five years on Capitol Hill, most recently as Appropriations Associate and Counsel to U.S. Representative Nita M. Lowey of New York.

About FHLBank Atlanta

FHLBank Atlanta offers competitively-priced financing, community development grants, and other banking services to help member financial institutions make affordable home mortgages and provide economic development credit to neighborhoods and communities. The Bank's members—its shareholders and customers—are commercial banks, credit unions, savings institutions, community development financial institutions, and insurance companies headquartered in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. FHLBank Atlanta is one of 12 district banks in the Federal Home Loan Bank System which since 1990 has contributed more than $4.8 billion to the Affordable Housing Program.

CONTACT: Meredith Moses Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta mmoses@fhlbatl.com (404) 888-8145Source:Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta