(Candidates listed in alphabetical order. Please read to the end.) Membership feedback is important, and all members should feel they have a voice. In the past few years, many new initiatives have been developed in direct response to membership feedback. These initiatives have added value and enhanced IAIP’s presence among industry professionals.  What newly implemented

By Keri Herlong, CPCU, CIC, CRM, CISR, ACSR, AIM, CIIP, CLP, DAE, CRIS If you’ve heard those words spoken from an IAIP podium and your name is the one that follows, you know how gratifying they can be. I have won several awards from IAIP, as well as submitted applications for association awards. The feeling

By Kathleen E. Schor, CPIW, FLMI While there are some that are born into the insurance industry because of other family members, I think most of you found yourselves taking a position in insurance basically because you needed a J O B.   For me it happened when one of my neighbors got a job

By Jonel Thames Leake, CPCU, AAI, ASLI, CPIW, DAE, CLP Our financial planner recently asked my husband and me to fill out a budget of proposed expenses for when we retire. I am budgeting for my gym membership, travel and my IAIP membership. I discovered some good news regarding the cost of my membership. There

Geraldine Plott, CPCU, FCLA, SCLA, AIC, ARM, AIS, AINS, CIIP, DAE, CLP “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” Knowledge is power! Education fosters knowledge. It opens individuals to the world of understanding, kindness, and honesty. It aids