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):  

August 19, 2011

Advanced Photonix, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as specified in its Charter)




(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)


File Number)

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

2925 Boardwalk, Ann Arbor, Michigan


(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

Registrant's telephone number, including area code:   (734) 864-5600

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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

The 2011 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (“2011 Annual Meeting”) of Advanced Photonix, Inc. (the “Company”) was held on August 19, 2011, where the Company’s stockholders voted on the following two proposals:

1.  The election of six director nominees to serve as members of the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) until the Company’s 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (Proposal 1); and

2.  The ratification of the selection of BDO USA, LLP (formerly BDO Seidman, LLP) as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012 (Proposal 2).

The votes cast with respect to each item of business properly presented at the meeting are as follows:

Proposal 1 - Election of Directors. The stockholders elected each of the following six nominees to the Board with terms expiring at the Annual Meeting in 2012 by a plurality of the votes cast, in accordance with the Company’s By-Laws.

  For   Withheld   Abstain   Broker Non-Vote
Richard D. Kurtz 9,441,408 908,131 20,255,294
Robin F. Risser 9,621,167 728,372 20,255,294
Lance Brewer 9,023,479 1,326,060 20,255,294
M. Scott Farese 8,560,367 1,789,172 20,255,294
Donald Pastor 9,245,100 1,104,439 20,255,294
Stephen P. Soltwedel 9,245,190 1,104,349 20,255,294

Proposal 2 – Ratification of Independent Auditors. The stockholders ratified the appointment of BDO USA, LLP as the Company’s Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012.

For   Against   Abstain   Broker Non-Vote
22,549,351 1,185,381 255,521 0


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.







/s/ Richard D. Kurtz

Richard Kurtz, Chief Executive Officer



August 22, 2011