FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Gilbert, AZ USA—April 26, 2012 — Family History Information Standards Organisation, Inc. (FHISO) today announces it has received an inaugural year (2012) financial pledge from Andrew G Hatchett III that will help with specific start-up costs and certain on-going monthly operating expenses.
An amateur genealogist for more than 50 years, Andy served in the United States Air Force and has experience in business, office management, sales and quality control. He retired from Laboratory Corporation of America in 2001 and has since been a beta tester for several software companies. Andy joined BetterGEDCOM in February 2011; in November of that year, he became part of the group organizing FHISO. He currently serves as FHISO’s acting secretary.
FHISO is a standards-setting organisation bringing the international family history and genealogical community together in a transparent, democratic forum for the purpose of developing information standards to solve today’s interoperability issues. To learn more about FHISO, visit our website, http://fhiso.org/ .
Please join us in thanking Andy for his support, and let’s all wish him a Happy Birthday!