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


Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): October 20, 2017


Inrad Optics, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


New Jersey   000-11668   22-2003247
(State or other
jurisdiction of
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
181 Legrand Avenue, Northvale, New Jersey   07647
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (201) 767-1910


(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


On October 18, 2017, the Board of Directors (the “Board) of Inrad Optics, Inc. (the “Company”) unanimously elected William J. Foote, age 66, to fill an open seat on the Company’s Board as a Class II director, effective immediately.


Since 2006, Mr. Foote has served as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer and currently holds the additional offices of Secretary and Treasurer of the Company.


Mr. Foote will not be entitled to compensation for his services as a director and will not immediately be a member of any committee of the Board. He will serve under appointment until the 2018 annual meeting of the Company's shareholders or until his successor is elected and qualified, subject to his earlier resignation or removal.





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.


Date:        October 20, 2017    
  By: /s/ Amy Eskilson  

President & CEO

Inrad Optics, Inc.