This excerpt taken from the NAL DEF 14A filed Mar 21, 2005.
VOTE AUTHORIZATION FORM
I understand that Riggs Bank, N.A. (the "401(k) Plan Trustee") is the holder of records and custodian of all shares of NewAlliance Bancshares, Inc. (the "Company") common stock credited to my account under the 401(k) Plan. I understand that my voting instructions are solicited on behalf of the Companys Board of Directors for the Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on April 27, 2005.
Accordingly, the 401(k) Plan Trustee is to vote my shares of Common Stock as follows:
1. To elect four directors to serve for three-year terms (Proposal 1) (unless the "WITHHOLD" or "FOR ALL EXCEPT" Box is marked and the instructions below are complied with).
The 401(k) Plan Trustee is hereby authorized to vote any shares of the Company common stock credited to me in its trust capacity as indicated above.