Washington, D.C. 20549

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

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 14, 2019

Trecora Resources
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

1650 Hwy 6 South, Suite 190
Sugar Land, Texas 77478
(Address of principal executive offices)

(281) 980-5522
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
Not applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On February 14, 2019, Trecora Resources (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the appointment of Karen A. Twitchell as Chair of the Company’s Board of Directors, effective February 13, 2019. Ms. Twitchell, who has served as an independent director since 2015, will replace Nicholas N. Carter. Mr. Carter will remain a director.
Ms. Twitchell holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Wellesley College and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University. Ms. Twitchell has over 35 years of experience in financial management, including financings and capital structures, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, accounting matters and enterprise risk management. She serves on the public company board of Kraton Corporation and previously served on the board of KMG Chemicals. From 2010 until her retirement in 2013, Ms. Twitchell served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Landmark Aviation. Previously, she held senior management roles at LyondellBasell Industries, Lyondell Chemical Company, Kaiser Aluminum Corporation and Southdown, Inc., and she was an investment banker with Credit Suisse First Boston during the first decade of her career.
A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference into this Item 8.01.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits
The following exhibits are being filed as part of this report:
Exhibit No.
Description of Exhibit

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: February 15, 2019
/s/ Christopher A. Groves
Christopher A. Groves
Corporate Controller