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Section 1: 8-K (FORM 8-K)

Form 8-K

 

 

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): March 1, 2018

 

 

ESSA Bancorp, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 

 

 

Pennsylvania   001-33384   20-8023072

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

 

(Commission

File No.)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

200 Palmer Street,

Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

  18360
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:    (570) 421-0531

Not Applicable

(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

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If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐

 

 

 


Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

On March 1, 2018, the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of ESSA Bancorp, Inc. (the “Company”) was held at Northampton Community College, Monroe Campus, Tannersville, Pennsylvania 18372 at 10:00 a.m., local time (the “2018 Annual Meeting”). The matters listed below were submitted to a vote of the stockholders through the solicitation of proxies, and the proposals are described in detail in the Company’s Proxy Statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 25, 2018.

The matters considered and voted on by the stockholders at the 2018 Annual Meeting and the votes of the stockholders were as follows:

Proposal 1 – Election of Three Directors

The stockholders elected the following directors who were nominated to serve for a term of three years.

 

     For      Withheld      Broker
non-votes
 

Timothy S. Fallon

     6,879,591        1,123,960        2,433,691  

Robert C. Selig, Jr.

     7,310,066        693,485        2,433,691  

Brian T. Regan

     7,328,643        674,908        2,433,691  

Proposal 2 – Ratification of the Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accountants

The stockholders approved the ratification of S.R. Snodgrass, P.C. as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018.

 

For    Against    Abstain
10,192,243    203,824    41,175

Proposal 3 – Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation

The stockholders approved, on a non-binding, advisory basis, the resolution regarding the executive compensation described in the Proxy Statement as follows:

 

For    Against    Abstain    Broker non-votes
7,199,252    672,556    131,743    2,433,691


SIGNATURES

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.

 

      ESSA BANCORP, INC.
DATE: March 5, 2018     By:   /s/ Gary S. Olson
      Gary S. Olson
      President and Chief Executive Officer
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