|Shareholders may communicate with the board of directors utilizing the following methods; email (email@example.com) or mail (Cascade Directors, P.O. Box 369, Bend, OR 97709). Directors may delegate responding to shareholder inquiries as deemed appropriate.|
Shareholder recommendations for potential directors must be in writing. The shareholder submitting a recommendation must have continuously held at least $2,000 in market value of Cascade Bancorp common stock for at least one year and hold the stock through the date of the annual meeting. The shareholder must include sufficient information as to qualifications and background to establish credibility of the candidate. The process requires evidence that qualifications meet the criteria and considerations as outlined in the Nominating Committee Charter or as published by the Company from time to time. Please, refer to the Nominating and Corporate Governance Charter listed below for deadlines of such recommendations.