Federal National Mortgage Association (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   October 18, 2013

Federal National Mortgage Association
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Federally Chartered Corporation 000-50231 52-0883107
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
3900 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, District of Columbia   20016
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   202-752-7000

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 18, 2013, the Board of Directors of Fannie Mae (formally, the Federal National Mortgage Association) elected Amy E. Alving to join the Board. As of the date of this filing, the Board committees on which Dr. Alving will serve have not been determined.

Dr. Alving, age 50, served as the Chief Technology Officer and a Senior Vice President at Science Applications International Corporation ("SAIC"), an engineering and technology applications company, from December 2007 to September 2013. Prior positions include director of the Special Projects Office at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, White House Fellow, and a tenured faculty member at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Alving is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Pall Corporation, where she serves as a member of the Nominating/Governance Committee. In addition, she is a member of the Defense Science Board and the Council on Foreign Relations.

In accordance with Fannie Mae’s non-management director compensation practices, Dr. Alving will be paid a cash retainer at a rate of $160,000 per year for serving as a Board member. In accordance with its customary practice, Fannie Mae is entering into an indemnification agreement with Dr. Alving, the form of which was filed as Exhibit 10.15 to Fannie Mae’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2008, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 26, 2009.

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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    Federal National Mortgage Association
October 22, 2013   By:   /s/ Timothy J. Mayopoulos
        Name: Timothy J. Mayopoulos
        Title: President and Chief Executive Officer