This is Gay Floyd with the APFA National Ballot Committee. Today, December 10, 2003, the APFA National Ballot Committee retrieved the National Officer Willingness-to-Serve Notifications.

The candidates for President are: Margaret "Peggy" Anthony, William "Bobby" Bulham, Steve Ellis, Tommie Hutto-Blake, Rock Salomon, and John Ward.

The candidates for Vice President are: Ted Bedwell, Jr., Dixie Daniels, Brett Durkin and Sam Morales.

The candidates for Secretary are: Diana M. Balfour, Greg Hildreth, Linda Lanning, Nancy McGuire, Elizabeth Lee Price and Nancy Winn, and the candidates for Treasurer are: William Green, Cathy Hermann Lukensmeyer and Juan Johnson.

The National Officer ballots will be mailed to all members on December 30, 2003, and must be received in the post office box by 9:00 AM Central Time on January 29, 2004. To cast a valid vote in the National Officer election you must be a member in good standing by 5:00 PM on Monday, January 26, 2004.

If you have any questions regarding the election process, you may contact the National Ballot Committee at APFA Headquarters, extension 8311.