Washington, D.C.  20549


Form 8-K


Current Report


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) April 24, 2018



(exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Pennsylvania  0-11204  25-1424278
(State or other jurisdiction  (Commission  (I.R.S. Employer
of Incorporation)  File Number)  Identification No.)


Main and Franklin Streets, Johnstown, Pa.  15901
(address or principal executive offices)  (Zip Code)


Registrant's telephone number, including area code: 814-533-5300



(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)


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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.


The annual meeting of the shareholders of AMERISERV FINANCIAL, Inc. was held on April 24, 2018. At the Annual Meeting, there were present in person or by proxy 15,811,957 shares of the Company’s common stock, representing approximately 87.53% of the total outstanding eligible shares. The proposals considered at the Annual Meeting were voted on as follows:


Proposal #1


The following directors were elected to three year terms expiring in 2021.

  Number of Votes Cast
For Class I Directors


   % Voted For 
J. Michael Adams, Jr.   10,233,201    1,071,684    90.52%
Margaret A. O’Malley   10,352,213    952,672    91.57%
Mark E. Pasquerilla   10,232,854    1,072,031    90.52%



Proposal #2                
  FOR   AGAINST   ABSTAIN   % Voted For 
Ratification of the appointment of S.R. Snodgrass PC as our independent registered public accounting firm.   15,717,810    63,137    31,010    99.40%




Proposal #3                
  FOR   AGAINST   ABSTAIN   % Voted For 
An advisory (non-binding) vote to approve the compensation of the named executive officers.   10,652,223    571,009    81,653    94.22%




Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure


AmeriServ Financial, Inc. posted a new investor presentation on its Investor Relations website at www.ameriserv.com/investor-relations/investor-information. This investor presentation, attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference, is being furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for any purpose.



Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits


Exhibit 99.1 Slide presentation utilized at the Annual Shareholders 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.


  By: /s/ Michael D. Lynch  
    Michael D. Lynch  
    Senior Vice President & CFO  
Date: April 30, 2018