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Notice I-99-22

December 10, 1999

Notice of Annual Meeting and Notice of Nominated Individuals to NFA's Board of Directors and 2000 Nominating Committee

The annual meeting of NFA Members will be held on Thursday, February 17, 2000 at the Metropolitan Club, Sears Tower, 233 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois, and will begin at 12:00 noon (Central Time). Under Bylaw 405, one hundred Members constitute a quorum. In the absence of a quorum, the Members in attendance may act to adjourn the meeting.

On October 15, 1999, NFA notified its Members of the nominations made by the 1999 Nominating Committee for positions on NFA’s Board of Directors (“the Board”) and 2000 Nominating Committee. At that time, Members were also given the opportunity to make other nominations by petition, in accordance with Article VII, Section 3(b) and Article X, Section 3 of NFA’s Articles of Incorporation.

NFA Bylaw 406 states that “promptly after the expiration of the period within which petitions may be submitted, the Secretary shall notify the Members of all of the candidates for Director and member of the Nominating Committee.” In accordance with Bylaw 406, this Notice will serve as notification of the candidates for the Board and 2000 Nominating Committee. No candidates were added via petition.

NFA Bylaw 406 also states that “in the event of a contested election, the Secretary shall cause written ballots to be sent to all Members in that category (i.e., FCM and LTM, IB, CPO or CTA) by December 15.” Since there are no contested elections, no ballots shall be sent in the FCM, IB, CPO or CTA categories. These categories will be represented on the Board and the 2000 Nominating Committee by the individuals indicated on the enclosed list.

National Futures Association

Individuals serving an additional three-year term on the Board of Directors and a complete list of the 2000 Nominating Committee:

Board of Directors

Futures Commission Merchants
(1-15 Offices)

Terrence M. Belton
Director
J.P. Morgan Futures, Inc.


Margaret E. McGrath
Chief Operating Officer
ING (U.S.) Securities, Futures & Options, Inc.


Jan R. Waye
Senior Vice President
Cargill Investor Services, Inc.

Futures Commission Merchants
(16-50 Offices)

Douglas O. Kitchen
Managing Director
Rosenthal Collins Group LLC

Futures Commission Merchants
(51+ Offices)

Ronald S. Oppenheimer
First Vice President & General Counsel
Merrill Lynch Futures, Inc.

Introducing Brokers

Paul J. Georgy
President
Allendale, Inc.

Commodity Pool Operators

Verne O. Sedlacek
President
Westport Capital Management Corporation

Commodity Trading Advisors

Douglas L. Bry
President
Northfield Trading LP

Nominating Committee

Futures Commission Merchants

Ronald H. Filler
Senior Vice President
Lehman Brothers, Inc.

Donald L. Horwitz
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
Sakura Dellsher, Inc.

Lawrence J. Schneider
Senior Vice President, Futures
Morgan Stanley, Dean Witter

Commodity Pool Operators

Ronald L. Davis
Vice President
CIS Investments, Inc.

Ernest L. Jaffarian
Managing Member
Efficient Capital Management LLC

David J. Vogel
President
Smith Barney Futures Management, LLC

Introducing Brokers

Kevin P. Biber
Vice President
Pittsburgh Futures Group, Inc.

John W. Crane
President
Traders Network, Inc.

Patrick F. Hart III
Chief Executive Officer
Hart Financial Group LLC

Commodity Trading Advisors

John H. Alban III
President
Portfolio Diversification Matters, Inc.

Robert E. Murray
President
Dean Witter Futures & Currency Management, Inc.

James Park
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Paradigm Investment Advisers, Inc.

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