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NCSG and CSIA Welcome New Staff
Date:  10/10/2013
ArticleType:  Press Release

NCSG and CSIA Welcome New Communications and Program Staff

Plainfield, IN - The National Chimney Sweep Guild (NCSG) and the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) are pleased to announce the addition of three new staff members in the areas of programs and communications.

The NCSG welcomes Darcy Marlett as Director of Communications and Marketing. Previously Ms. Marlett worked for the Indiana National Guard at Camp Atterbury in Edinburgh, Ind. She is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Journalism.

The CSIA welcomes Tom Spalding as Director of Communications and Marketing. Before joining CSIA Mr. Spalding worked as a reporter for The Indianapolis Star and in external communications positions with Rolls-Royce North America in Indianapolis and ITT Educational Services in Carmel, Ind. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky.

Claire Rutledge will be joining the CSIA team as Program Coordinator. In this role she will organize industry conventions and educational meetings as well as plan local and national educational classes. Miss Rutledge is a graduate of Butler University and has previously worked with the Indiana State Museum and the Indiana State Library.

"We are immensely excited to have new talent and faces on board to guide both NCSG and CSIA into the future and better serve the our members and the profession," said Frances L. Kelly, Executive Director of The National Chimney Sweep Guild and Chimney Safety Institute of America.

The National Chimney Sweep Guild (NCSG) is a 501 (c)(6) non-profit trade association existing to promote the success of its members by providing progressive services, encouraging professionalism and ethical accountability, and advancing the chimney and venting industry through public awareness of the trade.

The Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, educational organization dedicated to chimney and venting system safety. CSIA is committed to the elimination of residential chimney fires, carbon monoxide intrusion and other chimney-related hazards that result in the loss of lives and property. To achieve these goals, CSIA devotes its resources to educating the public, chimney and venting professionals and other fire prevention specialists about the prevention and correction of chimney and venting system hazards.

Media please contact:

Jordan Whitt
Director of Marketing & Communications
(317) 837-5362

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