New Representatives Elected to Provide Leadership in the Development of Cross-industry Electronic Business Interchange Standards

Falls Church, VA, June 30, 2011 – The Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA), Secretariat for the Accredited Standards Committee X12 (ASC X12), has installed newly-elected directors for the 2011 – 2013 term to provide leadership in the development of cross-industry e-business standards that improve business process interoperability and facilitate business information exchange.

Newly-elected directors include: Robert Barbour, Senior Policy Analyst, Private Sector Advocacy & ARC, American Medical Association; Gary Clark, Sr. Vice President, Bank of America; Robert Fisher, Founder of Foresight, Corporation, currently Foresight Product Group, TIBCO Software Inc.; and Stephen Piazza, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, InfoMC, Inc.

Re-elected incumbent directors serving a 2011 – 2013 term are Gary Beatty, President, EC Integrity, Inc.; Stephen Bouchard, Comptroller of Maryland Office, Information Technology Division; Paul Lockart, Vice President, Operations, Liaison Technologies, Inc.; Sam Presutti, Senior Manager, B2B Services, National Financial; and Jim Taylor, Vice President, MarineNet.

Incumbent directors serving a 2010 – 2012 term are Ken Hutcheson, President, Hutcheson Consulting; Jill Klein, Executive in Residence, Kogood School of Business, American University; Lissa Lucht, Senior Business Analyst, Hewlett Packard; Jonathan Lyon, Senior Staff Associate, Federation of Tax Administrators; Wayne Marshall, Vice President of Professional Services, EDI Specialists, Inc.; Mike Sadiwnyk, Sr. Vice President, Global Relations & Chief Standards Officer, GS1 Canada; Roger Trout, Roger Trout Consulting; and Catherine A. Worth, Sr. Vice President, Senior eCommerce Product Consultant, Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Newly-elected officers for the 2011 – 2012 term are:

  • Chair: Stephen Bouchard, Comptroller of Maryland Office, Information Technology Division
  • Vice Chair: Ken Hutcheson, President, Hutcheson Consulting
  • Treasurer: Mike Sadiwnyk, Sr. Vice President, Global Relations & Chief Standards Officer, GS1 Canada
  • Secretary: Jonathan Lyon, Senior Staff Associate, Federation of Tax Administrators

The Board of Directors officers will join Ex-Officio Directors Cathy Sheppard, ASC X12 Chair, and Jerry Connors, DISA President. The Board also approved moving three members from the Group A (2011 – 2013) Term to the Group B (2010 – 2012) Term, to confirm future balance of the two groups.

About DISA
The Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA), Secretariat to ASC X12, is home for the development of cross-industry e-business interchange standards that help organizations improve business methods, lower costs and increase productivity. DISA provides administrative and technical support to ASC X12, with services ranging from publications sales and technical and administrative assistance to conference and webinar planning. For additional information, visit www.disa.org, or call (703) 970-4480.

About ASC X12
ASC X12, chartered by the American National Standards Institute more than 30 years ago, develops and maintains EDI and CICA standards along with XML schemas which drive business processes globally. The diverse membership of ASC X12 includes technologists and business process experts, encompassing health care, insurance, transportation, finance, government, supply chain and other industries. For additional information, visit www.x12.org.