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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
    
FORM 8-K
    
CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
    
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): March 10, 2021

Enviva Partners, LP
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Delaware001-3736346-4097730
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
7200 Wisconsin Ave,Suite 1000
Bethesda,MD20814
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:
(301)657-5560

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common UnitsEVANew York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).
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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.
Departure of Christopher B. Hunt
On March 10, 2021, Christopher B. Hunt resigned from his position as a director on the board of directors (the “Board”) of Enviva Partners GP, LLC (the “General Partner”), the general partner of Enviva Partners, LP (the “Partnership”), in connection with Mr. Hunt’s departure from his position at Riverstone Holdings LLC.
Appointment of Pierre F. Lapeyre, Jr.
On March 10, 2021, Enviva MLP Holdco, LLC, the sole member of the General Partner, appointed Pierre F. Lapeyre, Jr. to serve as a director of the Board effective immediately.
Mr. Lapeyre is a co-founder and senior managing director of Riverstone Holdings LLC. Prior to co-founding Riverstone in 2000, Mr. Lapeyre was a managing director of Goldman Sachs in its Global Energy & Power Group. Mr. Lapeyre joined Goldman Sachs in 1986 and spent his 14-year investment banking career focused on energy and power and leading client coverage and execution of a wide variety of M&A, IPO, strategic advisory and capital markets financings for clients across all sectors of the industry. Mr. Lapeyre received his B.S. in Finance/Economics from the University of Kentucky and his M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Mr. Lapeyre serves on the boards of directors or equivalent bodies of a number of public and private Riverstone portfolio companies and their affiliates. In addition to his duties at Riverstone, Mr. Lapeyre serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Visitors of the MD Anderson Cancer Center and is a Trustee and Treasurer of The Convent of the Sacred Heart.
Related Persons
Please see “Certain Relationships and Related Transactions and Director Independence” contained in the Partnership’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2020 for information regarding agreements between the Partnership and affiliates of our sponsor, Enviva Holdings, LP, including Riverstone Holdings LLC.

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SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Exchange Act, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
ENVIVA PARTNERS, LP
By:
Enviva Partners GP, LLC, as its sole general partner
Date: March 15, 2021By:/s/ Jason E. Paral
Name:Jason E. Paral
Title:
Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Secretary



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