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

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   May 8, 2012

P. H. Glatfelter Company
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Pennsylvania 001-03560 23-0628360
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
96 S. George Street, Suite 500, York, Pennsylvania   17401
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   717 225 4711

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

On May 8, 2012, the Company held its annual meeting of shareholders. There were 42,628,950 shares of common stock entitled to vote at the meeting and a total of 39,568,648 (92.82%) shares of common stock were represented at the meeting.

The items voted upon at the annual meeting and the results of the vote on each proposal were as follows:

Proposal 1. The election of nine members of the Board of Directors to serve until the Company’s next annual meeting and until their successors are elected and qualified.

Each of the nine nominees for director was elected, and the voting results are set forth below:

Name of Director   For   Withheld
Kathleen A. Dahlberg
    35,154,402       773,438  
Nicholas DeBenedictis
    35,155,019       772,821  
Kevin M. Fogarty
    35,154,411       773,429  
J. Robert Hall
    35,155,070       772,770  
Richard C. Ill
    35,154,187       773,653  
Ronald J. Naples
    35,155,019       772,821  
Dante C. Parrini
    35,130,480       797,360  
Richard L. Smoot
    35,151,756       776,084  
Lee C. Stewart
    35,154,711       773,129  

Proposal 2. A proposal to ratify the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the Company for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012.

The proposal was approved by a vote of the shareholders as follows:

For   Against   Abstain
    465,536       216,338  

Proposal 3. A proposal to approve the advisory (non-binding) resolution on the compensation philosophy, policies and procedures followed by the Company with respect to executive officers, and the compensation of the Company’s Named Executive Officers (“Say-on-Pay”).

The proposal was approved by a vote of the shareholders as follows:

For   Against   Abstain
    913,479       263,904  


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.

    P. H. Glatfelter Company
May 9, 2012   By:   /s/ Michael L. Korniczky
        Name: Michael L. Korniczky
        Title: Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary