The 2003 NYRA Election is scheduled to begin on July 9th and end on August 9th at the General Meeting in Washington, DC. The ballot will be sent to all eligible voters on July 2nd. Voting members are encouraged to send an e-mail to NYRA to run for the Board of Directors. Standard, Service, or Sponsored members can vote and run for the board, so if you want to influence the future of NYRA, upgrade your membership today! Candidates for the Board have until July 1st to upgrade their membership and to send in their candidate statement to be on the ballot. Voters have until August 9 to upgrade their membership in order to vote in the election. This election will be a turning point, so all Youth Rights supporters are encouraged to join and vote in the election.