This excerpt taken from the ANR DEF 14A filed Apr 3, 2009.
To Be Held May 20, 2009
The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (Alpha or the Company) will be held at The Martha Washington Inn located at 150 West Main Street, Abingdon, Virginia 24210, on May 20, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time for the following purposes:
1. To elect nine directors to hold office for a one-year term expiring at the Annual Meeting in 2010 and until their respective successors are elected and qualified.
2. To amend the Restated Certificate of Incorporation to increase the number of shares of Common Stock that the Company is authorized to issue from 100,000,000 to 200,000,000.
3. To consider and act upon a proposal to ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as independent auditors for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2009.
4. To transact such other business as may properly come before the Annual Meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.
The Board of Directors has fixed March 23, 2009 as the record date for determining the stockholders entitled to receive notice of, and to vote at, the Annual Meeting.
If you own shares of Common Stock of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. as of March 23, 2009, you can vote those shares by completing and mailing the enclosed proxy card or by attending the Annual Meeting and voting in person. Stockholders of record also may submit their proxies electronically or by telephone as follows:
By Order of the Board of Directors
VAUGHN R. GROVES
Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel