SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
January 24, 2019
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
AMERISERV FINANCIAL, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
Main and Franklin Streets, Johnstown, Pennsylvania
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Regulation FD Disclosure.
In connection with the board succession plan of AmeriServ Financial, Inc. (“AmeriServ”), effective January 24, 2019, (a) Allan R. Dennison has been appointed as non-executive Chairperson of the Board of Directors of AmeriServ and all of its subsidiaries, and (b) Craig G. Ford has been appointed as non-executive Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors of AmeriServ and all of its subsidiaries. Mr. Dennison had previously served as AmeriServ’s non-executive Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors since October 2012. AmeriServ’s board of directors will also seek shareholder approval at its 2019 annual meeting of shareholders of a waiver of the director age restriction in AmerServ’s bylaws to permit Mr. Ford’s re-election as a director at this upcoming meeting.
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.
AMERISERV FINANCIAL, INC.
Dated: January 24, 2019
/s/ Jeffrey A. Stopko
Jeffrey A. Stopko