SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 22, 2019
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State of other jurisdiction of
1411 East Mission Avenue, Spokane, Washington
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code:
Web site: http://www.avistacorp.com
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Section 5 – Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On March 22, 2019, Erik J. Anderson, member of the Board of Directors of Avista Corporation (Avista Corp. or the Company), informed the Company that he will not stand for reelection to the Board of Directors for 2019. Mr. Anderson will remain with the Board of Directors through the Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on May 9, 2019.
Mr. Anderson has chosen not to stand for reelection due to other professional commitments. There were no disagreements with the Company that contributed to Mr. Anderson's decision.
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 thereunto duly authorized.
March 27, 2019
/s/ Marian M. Durkin
Marian M. Durkin
Senior Vice President, General Counsel,
Corporate Secretary and Chief Compliance Officer