From: SACowman@aol.com [mailto:SACowman@aol.com]
Sent: Tuesday, March 30, 2004 6:10 PM
To: rule-comments@sec.gov
Subject: S7-19-03

I agree with your proposal to allow investor nominees for boards of directors on proxy ballots. This is an excellent first response to many of the problems with the corporate scandals we have witnessed in the past year.

Steve Cowman
sacowman@aol.com