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, 2011
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)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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On July 27, 2011, Washington Federal, Inc., a Washington corporation (the “Company”) filed a Current Report on Form 8-K (the “Original Report”) to report under Item 5.02 that Liane Pelletier had been elected to the Board of Directors of the Company. The Original Report is hereby amended to provide the information set forth herein, which was not determined or available at the time of the Original Report.
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
As previously reported, Liane Pelletier was elected to the Board of Directors of the Company on July 27, 2011. Ms. Pelletier has been appointed to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company, effective October 24, 2011.
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.
Date: October 26, 2011
WASHINGTON FEDERAL, INC.
/s/ BRENT J. BEARDALL
Brent J. Beardall
Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer