Statement from ASI Officers Regarding ICI

Wheat Ridge, CO (April 27, 2010) The undersigned officers of the Executive Committee of the Board of the American Society for Indexing (ASI) have prepared the following brief statement regarding the formation of Institute of Certified Indexers (ICI), a limited liability company.

ICI is an independent and private entity. It is totally separate from and unaffiliated with ASI. The ASI Board as a whole was not, and is not, involved in the formation and/or management of ICI. The current President and Immediate Past President of ASI are principals of ICI and have made the appropriate disclosures in accordance with ASI's Conflict of Interest policy.

Frances Lennie: President-Elect

Richard Shrout: Treasurer

Lucie Haskins: Secretary

About American Society for Indexing The American Society for Indexing is a national association founded to promote excellence in indexing and to increase awareness of the value of well-written, well-designed indexes. ASI holds an annual conference, offers myriad member benefits, and provides education and networking opportunities to individuals and organizations. Further information about ASI and indexing is available at and by phone at (480) 245-6750.