UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Willdan Group, Inc. [ WLDN ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
|Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned|
|1. Title of Security (Instr. 4)||2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4)||3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5)||4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)|
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned|
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
|1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4)||2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year)||3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4)||4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security||5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5)||6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)|
|Date Exercisable||Expiration Date||Title||Amount or Number of Shares|
|Explanation of Responses:|
|Exhibit List: Exhibit 24 - Power of Attorney|
|No securities are beneficially owned.|
|/s/ Stacy B. McLaughlin, Attorney-in-fact for Robert A. Conway||04/19/2019|
|** Signature of Reporting Person||Date|
|Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.|
|* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 5 (b)(v).|
|** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).|
|Note: File three copies of this Form, one of which must be manually signed. If space is insufficient, see Instruction 6 for procedure.|
|Persons who respond to the collection of information contained in this form are not required to respond unless the form displays a currently valid OMB Number.|
POWER OF ATTORNEY
FOR SEC FILINGS ON FORMS ID, 3, 4, 5 AND 144
The undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints each of Stacy B. McLaughlin, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Willdan Group, Inc. (the Company), so long as she is employed at the Company, and Logan Tiari, Lauren Jaeger and Regina Braman, each of OMelveny & Myers LLP (OMM), outside counsel to the Company, so long as each is employed at OMM, as his true and lawful attorney-in-fact and agent (each, an Attorney-In-Fact), with full power of substitution and resubstitution for him and in his name and stead in any and all capacities, to sign and file for and on his behalf, in respect of any acquisition, disposition or other change in ownership of any of the securities of the undersigned, the following:
(i) any Form ID to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC);
(ii) any Initial Statement of Beneficial Ownership of Securities on Form 3 to be filed with the SEC;
(iii) any Statement of Changes of Beneficial Ownership of Securities on Form 4 to be filed with the SEC;
(iv) any Annual Statement of Beneficial Ownership of Securities on Form 5 to be filed with the SEC;
(v) any Notice of Proposed Sale of Securities on Form 144 to be filed with the SEC; and
(vi) any and all agreements, certificates, receipts, or other documents in connection therewith.
The undersigned hereby gives full power and authority to each Attorney-In-Fact to seek and obtain as his representative and on his behalf, information on transactions in the securities of the undersigned from any third party, including brokers, employee benefit plan administrators and trustees, and the undersigned hereby authorizes any such third party to release such information to each Attorney-In-Fact and approves and ratifies any such release of information.
The undersigned hereby grants unto each Attorney-In-Fact full power and authority to do and perform each and every act and thing requisite and necessary in connection with such matters and hereby ratifies and confirms all that any such Attorney-In-Fact or substitute may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.
The undersigned acknowledges that:
(i) neither the Company nor any Attorney-In-Fact assumes (i) any liability for the undersigneds responsibility to comply with the requirement of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), (ii) any liability of the undersigned for any failure to comply with such requirements or (iii) any obligation
or liability of the undersigned for profit disgorgement under Section 16(b) of the Exchange Act; and
(ii) this Power of Attorney does not relieve the undersigned from responsibility for compliance with the undersigneds obligations under the Exchange Act, including without limitation the reporting requirements under Section 16 of the Exchange Act.
This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect with respect to the undersigned until revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to each Attorney-In-Fact.
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as of this 19th day of April 2019.
/s/ Robert Conway
[Signature Page - Power of Attorney]