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): May 23, 2019
National Storage Affiliates Trust
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
(Commission File Number)
8400 East Prentice Avenue, 9th Floor
Greenwood Village, Colorado, 80111
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Shares of Beneficial Interest, $0.01 par value per share
New York Stock Exchange
Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares of Beneficial Interest, par value $0.01 per share
NSA Pr A
New York Stock Exchange
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
(a) The 2019 annual meeting of shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of National Storage Affiliates Trust (the “Company”) was held on May 23, 2019, at which 52,520,429 of the Company's 56,699,541 common shares of beneficial interest, par value $0.01 per share (the "Shares"), issued and outstanding as of the record date, March 29, 2019, were represented in person or by proxy representing approximately 92.63% of the issued and outstanding Shares of the Company entitled to vote.
(b) At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s shareholders (1) elected the nine trustees below to serve on the Company’s board of trustees until the Company’s 2020 annual meeting of shareholders and until their respective successors are duly elected and qualify, (2) ratified the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019 and (3) approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company's named executive officers. The proposals are described in detail in the Company’s 2019 Proxy Statement. The final results for the votes regarding each proposal are set forth below.
(i) The voting results with respect to the election of each trustee were as follows:
Arlen D. Nordhagen
George L. Chapman
Paul W. Hylbert, Jr.
Chad L. Meisinger
Steven G. Osgood
Dominic M. Palazzo
Rebecca L. Steinfort
Mark Van Mourick
J. Timothy Warren
(ii) The voting results with respect to the ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019 were as follows:
(iii) The voting results with respect to a non-binding advisory vote on executive compensation of the Company's named executive officers were as follows:
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.
NATIONAL STORAGE AFFILIATES TRUST
/s/ TAMARA D. FISCHER
Tamara D. Fischer
President and Chief Financial Officer
Date: May 29, 2019