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ABC Launches Newly Designed Website

AMES, Iowa – March 3, 2009

Water quality, environment and certification are the themes for a re-designed, launched March 3. Along with a fresh look, the Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) website will continue to serve as a center for ABC Testing Services, certification program information, and industry news and updates.

Designed as a tool for ABC Members, the site offers a member’s only section containing the latest in ABC member communications, key industry topics and governance documents. An online certification database allows certification program members to search and compare certification and reciprocity information from more than 130 programs across the globe.

“ABC is dedicated to providing our members a website that is an everyday resource to them,” said Paul Bishop, ABC CEO. “ is a vehicle for our members to connect and share industry issues – now a program administrator in the Caribbean can use our site to better communicate with a program in the United States, Canada or even Singapore,” he explained.

A new site area will provide testing clients and examinees with a computerized exam demo entitled: “Experience ABC’s Computerized Exam Process.” Another addition includes a Board Member Forum to be launched in April. The Certification Contacts information is still available to the public.

The Association of Boards of Certification is dedicated to protecting public health and the environment by advancing the quality and integrity of environmental certification programs through innovative technical support services, effective information exchange, professional and cost-effective examination services, and other progressive services for members.