June 25, 2007, Falls Church, Va. - The Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA) is pleased to announce a number of newly elected officers and members to sit on its Board of Directors. DISA was chartered by the Accredited Standards Committee X12 to serve as Secretariat for its standards development process. DISA is home for the development of cross-industry electronic business exchange standards that help individuals and organizations improve business processes, reduce costs, increase productivity and take advantage of new opportunities.

The DISA Board Officers are:
Chair: Byron Warren, Marketing & Sales, Syscom Strategies, Inc.
Vice Chair: Stephen Bouchard, MD/ITD/Electronic Services Manager, Comptroller of MD
Treasurer: Gary Clark, Senior Vice President, Bank of America
Secretary: Paul Lockart, Chief Operating Officer, nuBridges

Individuals joining the Board are:
Tom Conway, Senior Manager, American Dental Association
Debra Cimbala, Manager of Customer Communications, Remington Arms Company
Paul Lockart, Chief Operating Officer, nuBridges, Inc.

These new Board members will now serve alongside Gary Beatty, President, EC Integrity, Inc.; Lissa Henderson-Lucht, Systems Engineer, CACI, Inc; Ken Hutcheson, Chem eStandards Initiative Director, CIDX; Julie Klapstein, President, Availity, LLC; Jill Klein, Executive in Residence, Kogood School of Business; David Barkley, Director, Business Planning & Development, Freddie Mac; Steve Bass, CEO, Washington Publishing Company; Kurt Hartmann, Chief Technology Officer, ACS Corporate Compliance; Jonathan Lyon, Senior Staff Associate, Federation of Tax Administrators; Wayne Marshall, VP of Professional Services, EDI Specialists, Inc.; Mark Tiggas, Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Bank; and, Roger Trout, Consultant, Roger Trout Consulting.

About DISA
Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA) is home for the development of cross-industry e-business interchange standards that help individuals and organizations improve business processes, reduce costs, increase productivity and take advantage of new opportunities. Driving an array of e-business initiatives, DISA provides administrative and technical support to the Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) X12. For additional information about DISA, visit www.disa.org or call 703-970-4480.