This excerpt taken from the LPX DEF 14A filed Mar 23, 2009.
(Name of Person(s) Filing Proxy Statement if other than the Registrant)
Payment of Filing Fee (check the appropriate box):
March 23, 2009
On behalf of the Board of Directors, I cordially invite you to attend the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Louisiana-Pacific Corporation. The meeting will be held on Thursday, May 7, 2009, at 1 p.m. at The Hermitage Hotel, 231 Sixth Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee. We look forward to personally greeting those stockholders able to be present.
At this years meeting, you will be asked to vote on the election of three directors, an amendment and restatement of LPs 1997 Incentive Stock Award Plan, approval of modified performance goals under LPs Amended and Restated Annual Cash Incentive Award Plan, and ratification of the selection of LPs outside independent auditor. Your Board of Directors unanimously recommends a vote for each of these proposals. Action will also be taken on any other matters that are properly presented at the meeting.
Regardless of the number of shares you own, it is important that they be represented and voted at the meeting whether or not you plan to attend. Accordingly, you are encouraged to vote as soon as possible according to the instructions in the notice you received by mail or in the proxy statement.
The accompanying proxy statement contains important information about the annual meeting and your corporation. On behalf of the Board of Directors, thank you for your continued interest and support.
Richard W. Frost
Chief Executive Officer
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