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): June 22, 2009
CLEARWATER PAPER CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer|
601 West Riverside Ave., Suite 1100
Spokane, WA 99201
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (509) 344-5900
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On June 22, 2009, Jack A. Hockema notified Clearwater Paper Corporation (the Company) of his decision to resign as a director of the Company effective June 30, 2009. Mr. Hockemas resignation is not a result of any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Companys operations, policies or practices. The Board of Directors of the Company is expected to take action to reduce the size of the Board from seven to six directors.
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.
Date: June 26, 2009
|CLEARWATER PAPER CORPORATION|
|Michael S. Gadd, Corporate Secretary|