In formal business before shareholders at the Company's 2012 annual meeting today, Michael E. Kent, Chairman of the Board of Ameriana Bancorp (NASDAQ: ASBI), reviewed the voting results with those in attendance and noted that shareholders re-elected three directors to new terms that expire with the 2015 annual meeting of shareholders. Elected to new three-year terms were Michael E. Bosway, President and Chief Executive Officer of City Securities Corporation of Indianapolis; R. Scott Hayes, a partner in Hayes Copenhaver Crider Harvey, LLP in New Castle, Indiana, the law firm that serves as General Counsel to the Company; and Michael E. Kent, Chairman of the Boards of the Company and the Bank and a private investor. The Company's Directors continuing in office to future years include: Donald C. Danielson, Vice Chairman of City Securities Corporation of Indianapolis; Charles M. (Kim) Drackett, Chairman, President and General Manager, Fairholme Farms Inc. of New Castle; Jerome J. Gassen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ameriana Bancorp and Ameriana Bank; Richard E. Hennessey, Executive Vice President – Real Estate Development, Shiel Sexton Company, Inc. of Indianapolis; and Ronald R. Pritzke, Vice Chairman of the Boards of Ameriana Bancorp and Ameriana Bank and a partner in the law firm of Pritzke & Davis, LLP of Greenfield. Shareholders also ratified the appointment of BKD, LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2012. Ameriana Bancorp is a bank holding company. Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Ameriana Bank, the Company offers an extensive line of banking services and provides a range of investments and securities products through banking centers in the central Indiana area. Ameriana owns Ameriana Insurance Agency, a full-service insurance agency, and Ameriana Financial Services, which offers securities and insurance products through LPL Financial (Member FINRA/SIPC).