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): October 24, 2018 (October 22, 2018)
Washington Federal, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
425 Pike Street, Seattle, Washington 98101
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (206) 624-7930
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
(d) On July 12, 2018, Washington Federal, Inc. (the "Company") filed a Current Report on Form 8-K to announce the appointment of a new independent director, Mr. Steve Singh (the "Original Filing"). At the time, the Company had not made a determination regarding Board Committee assignments for Mr. Singh.
On October 22, 2018, Mr. Singh was appointed to serve on the Company’s Audit and Risk Management Committees.
Other than the preceding disclosure, no other changes have been made to the Original Filing pursuant to this Report.
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.
October 24, 2018
WASHINGTON FEDERAL, INC.
/s/ VINCENT L. BEATTY
Vincent L. Beatty
Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer