by Sue Quimby, CPCU, AU, CIC, CPIW, CLP, DAEMSO, Inc. The United States is currently experiencing the worst drug crisis in its history, exacerbated by the pandemic lockdowns and increased trafficking at our borders. The crisis impacts individuals, families, and society as a whole. Helping clients understand the prevalence and dangers of drug overdoses is

By Jonel Thames Leake, CPCU, ASLI, AAI, CPIW, DAE, CLP As we look forward to 2024, many of us make a list of resolutions or intentions for the up-coming year. Beyond my usual intentions of regular exercise and more outside time, I am making some IAIP intentions. I encourage you to join me!  I am

By Geraldine Plott, CPCU, FCLA, SCLA, AIC, ARM, AIS, AINS, CIIP, DAE, CLP-A Research shows there are four main reasons individuals donate. #1 – 96% of people give because they feel a sense of duty to give back, to help others. #2 – 75% of individuals give because of a belief in a specific cause

By rosalyn “roz” horton, CIIP-PIAM It is July 2015 and I am no longer the International President of IAIP.  In March 2014, I had retired from the corporate world.  Now what? I thought my life would take a lighter path after my presidency.  No board/committee meetings or Zoom calls. Think again. There is always something to

By Sharon Barger, CPIW PIAM Florida property insurance is currently in crises, starting with several carriers going under due to financial issues. These financial issues were mainly caused by roof claims. Roofers were going into neighborhoods door to door and asking to look at the roof. They would tell the homeowner there was damage to

Lisa R Hardin, CPCU, CIPW, AIC, AIS, ACS, AINS, SCLA, DAE, CLP Every month a member of the IAIP Board of Directors will bring insight into the current happenings of IAIP. Previously, a board member would provide similar information as an introduction in the Connections newsletter. We’ve streamlined the newsletter and moved the message to

By E. Faye Evans It’s July 2008, my term as International President ended in June. Now what? What’s going to change? After five years of serving as Region III RVP, International Secretary, International Vice President, International President Elect and International President, I was not sure. I realized – not much. I had made the decision