CZNC Citizens & Northern

Filed: 22 Jun 21, 9:00am



Washington, D.C. 20549



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

June 17, 2021

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

Citizens & Northern Corporation

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)






(State or other jurisdiction


(IRS Employer

of incorporation)

File Number)

Ident. No.)

90-92 Main Street, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania


(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

(570) 724-3411

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code


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

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

Trading Symbol

Name of each exchange on which 

Common Stock, par value $1.00 per share




Nasdaq Capital Market

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Item 5.02   Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensation Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On June 22, 2021, Citizens & Northern Corporation (the "Company") issued a press release announcing that the Company's Board of Directors appointed Kate Shattuck as a Director to Class II, effective June 17, 2021, increasing the number of its Class II Directors from three to four members, thereby increasing the aggregate size of the Company’s Board of Directors to thirteen members. Ms. Shattuck’s appointment as Class II Director is effective immediately and her term will expire as of the annual meeting of shareholders date in 2022.

By Unanimous Consent of the Sole Shareholder in Lieu of a Meeting of the Shareholders dated June 17, 2021, the Company, as Sole Shareholder of Citizens & Northern Bank (the “Bank”) increased the aggregate size of the Bank’s Board of Directors to thirteen members. On June 17, 2021, the Board of Directors of the Bank appointed Kate Shattuck to fill the vacancy created by the increase in the aggregate size of the Bank’s Board of Directors.

Ms. Shattuck will serve as a member of the Compensation Committee and the Governance and Nominating Committee of the Company's Board of Directors.

A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated into this Section 5.02 by reference.

Item 9.01   Financial Statements and Exhibits.


Press Release, dated June 22, 2021, of Citizens & Northern Corporation.


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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.






Dated:  June 22, 2021


/s/ J. Bradley Scovill

J. Bradley Scovill



President and Chief Executive Officer