Papa Murphys Holdings, Inc.
Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. (Form: 4, Received: 02/22/2017 12:17:55)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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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 *

Scherping Katherine Lee
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. [ FRSH ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

C/O PAPA MURPHY'S HOLDINGS, INC., 8000 NE PARKWAY DRIVE, SUITE 350
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

2/20/2017
(Street)

VANCOUVER, WA 98662
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   2/20/2017     A    3000   (1) A $0   3000   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  Represents restricted stock granted under the 2014 Equity Incentive Plan which vests one year after the date of grant. The grant of restricted stock is part of the Reporting Person's compensation as a non-employee director on the Board of Directors for Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Scherping Katherine Lee
C/O PAPA MURPHY'S HOLDINGS, INC.
8000 NE PARKWAY DRIVE, SUITE 350
VANCOUVER, WA 98662
X



Signatures
/s/ Daniel R. Smith attorney-in-fact 2/22/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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Exhibit 24

POWER OF ATTORNEY

Know all by these present, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints each of Victoria Blackwell, David Reid and Daniel Smith, or any one of them signing singly, and with full power of substitution, the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

 
(1)
execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned’s capacity as an officer and/or director of Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) or as a stockholder of the Company or as a trustee of a stockholder of the Company, Forms 3, 4, and 5 and Schedules 13D or 13G, including amendments thereto, relating to the securities of the Company in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder;

 
(2)
do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Form 3, 4, or 5 or Schedule 13D or 13G, complete and execute any amendment or amendments thereto, and timely file such form with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and any stock exchange or similar authority; and

 
(3)
take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-fact's discretion.

The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this Power of Attorney and the rights and powers herein granted.  The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned’s responsibilities to comply with, or liabilities that may arise under, Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, and 5 or Schedules 13D or 13G with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

This Power of Attorney shall not revoke any powers of attorney previously executed by the undersigned.  This Power of Attorney shall not be revoked by any subsequent power of attorney that the undersigned may execute, unless such subsequent power of attorney specifically provides that it revokes this Power of Attorney by referring to the date of the undersigned’s execution of this Power of Attorney.

 
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as of February 21, 2017.
 
 
     
  /s/ Katherine L. Scherping  
  Katherine L. Scherping