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NSA National Storage Affiliates Trust

Filed: 27 May 21, 4:11pm


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 8-K
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CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 24, 2021
National Storage Affiliates Trust
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Maryland001-3735146-5053858
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.)
8400 East Prentice Avenue, 9th Floor
Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111
(Address of principal executive offices)
(720) 630-2600
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)
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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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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading SymbolsName of each exchange on which registered
Common Shares of Beneficial Interest, $0.01 par value per shareNSANew York Stock Exchange
Series A Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares of Beneficial Interest, par value $0.01 per shareNSA Pr ANew York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company ☐

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐
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Item 5.07    Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

(a) The 2021 annual meeting of shareholders (the “Annual Meeting”) of National Storage Affiliates Trust (the “Company”) was held on May 24, 2021, at which 68,943,286 of the Company's 75,186,127 common shares of beneficial interest, par value $0.01 per share (the "Shares"), issued and outstanding as of the record date, March 31, 2021, were represented in person via the live webcast or by proxy representing approximately 91.69% of the issued and outstanding Shares of the Company entitled to vote.

(b) At the Annual Meeting, the Company’s shareholders (1) elected the eleven trustees below to serve on the Company’s board of trustees until the Company’s 2022 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, 2021 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 2021 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:
NameVotes ForVotes AgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
Arlen D. Nordhagen61,770,0671,276,78930,2375,866,193
George L. Chapman59,672,9103,370,58233,6015,866,193
Tamara D. Fischer62,488,403561,21427,4765,866,193
Paul W. Hylbert, Jr.62,778,910264,38133,8025,866,193
Chad L. Meisinger61,834,9241,210,26531,9045,866,193
Steven G. Osgood62,595,436448,80232,8555,866,193
Dominic M. Palazzo62,594,640448,50233,9515,866,193
Rebecca L. Steinfort61,635,8751,412,79628,4225,866,193
Mark Van Mourick58,195,1624,849,19532,7365,866,193
J. Timothy Warren59,046,7753,998,80531,5135,866,193
Charles F. Wu63,001,28044,45531,3585,866,193

(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, 2021 were as follows:
Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstain
68,513,208397,35332,725

(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:
Votes ForVotes AgainstAbstainBroker Non-Votes
61,739,6311,268,82268,6405,866,193

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SIGNATURES
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
By:/s/ TAMARA D. FISCHER
Tamara D. Fischer
President and Chief Executive Officer

Date: May 27, 2021



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