SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
April 17, 2018
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
UNITED SECURITY BANCSHARES
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
2126 Inyo Street, Fresno, California
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
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Item 5.02 (b) Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Principal Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On April 17, 2018, Director Robert Bitter notified the Board of Directors of United Security Bancshares ("Company") and its wholly-owned subsidiary, United Security Bank (the "Bank"), of his decision to retire from the Boards of Directors of the Company and the Bank effective April 30, 2018. Mr. Bitter, a founding member of the Bank's Board of Directors, has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank for 30 years. Mr. Bitter will serve as a Director Emeritus, effective May 1, 2018.
Mr. Bitter's retirement anticipated the effectiveness in 2018 of the Company's newly instituted mandatory retirement age for 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.
UNITED SECURITY BANCSHARES
April 18, 2018
By: /s/ Bhavneet Gill
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer