From: Samuel D. Haskell, Ph.D.
Sent: June 14, 2006
Subject: File No. S7-03-04

I want to comment on S7-03-04, the independent chairman rule. I believe having an independent charman is important enough for the protection of shareholders that the additional cost is easily justified.   Samuel D. Haskell, Ph.D.
Douglasville, Ga.