AVISTA CORPORATION (NYSE:AVA) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

AVISTA CORPORATION (NYSE:AVA) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

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On March22, 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.

About AVISTA CORPORATION (NYSE:AVA)

Avista Corporation is an electric and natural gas utility with certain other business ventures. The Company operates through two business segments: Avista Utilities, and Alaska Electric Light and Power Company (AEL&P). Avista Utilities segment generates, transmits and distributes electricity, and distributes natural gas serving electric and natural gas customers in eastern Washington and northern Idaho and natural gas customers in parts of Oregon. AEL&P is a utility providing electric services in Juneau, Alaska. It operates other businesses, including sheet metal fabrication, venture fund investments and real estate investments, as well as certain other investments of Avista Capital, Inc., a subsidiary of the Company. Through Advanced Manufacturing and Development (AM&D), doing business as METALfx, the Company performs custom sheet metal fabrication of electronic enclosures, parts and systems for the computer, construction, telecommunication, renewable energy and medical industries.

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