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Committees

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Looking for a way to become engaged in your association, network with fellow agents and give back to your industry? If so, then serving on an IIAG committee is a great place to start! This is a great opportunity to provide input that will help guide the initiatives of IIAG. Working together to combine talents and ideas, we can build a stronger association to benefit members and the independent agency system.  

The committee sign up period is now open for the 2018-19 year, which runs from July - June. Below are the committees which are currently open for volunteers and the 2018-19 committee leadership.


Continuing Education Credit for Committee Participation
Active members receive 3 hours of continuing education for their work on the committees per calendar year!



IIAG Volunteer Committees

​​​​Agency Management & Technology Committee

Monitors industry developments and recommends new products and procedures that may help agency members improve operating efficiency and customer service. The committee monitors advances and opportunities in the areas of technology and agency management to provide information to members via IIAG communications channels. 

Image result for sherry burrell grimes insuranceCHAIRMAN 
Sherry Burrell, CPCU

Grimes Insurance
3883 Rogers Bridge Road NW 
Suite 403A
Duluth, GA 30097
Phone: 770-623-8650

Staff Liaison:Christy Ware, cware@iiag.org




Commercial Lines Committee

Monitors industry developments in the commercial lines sector and makes recommendations on legislative and regulatory issues impacting our members and clients.  Assists with writing and developing subject matter content for IIAG communications.

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Allan Webb, AAI

Snellings Walters Insurance
1117 Perimeter Center West
Suite 101
Atlanta, GA 30338-5449
Phone: 770-508-3020

Staff Liaison: John Barbour, jbarbour@iiag.org




Convention Committee

Advises and works with IIAG staff to plan the continuing education program, networking opportnities, and overall event planning for IIAG's annual meeting, convention and trade show. Works with the YAC Vice President and others members and partners to develop an event that is beneficial and engaging for all attendees.

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Ash Smith, CWCP
Blanchard and Calhoun Insurance
245 Davis Rd
Augusta, GA 30909
Phone: 706-650-6000 
Staff Liaison: Elainai Lonidier, elonidier@iiag.org




Employee Benefits Committee

Develops programs and services for those who specialize in life, health, and employee benefits products. Interacts with regulatory and legislative officials regarding pending and current legislation and disseminates appropriate information to the association. The committee will also assist in securing employee benefits related speakers for conferences and conventions.

CHAIRMAN: (OPEN)




Finance Committee

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Thad Bynum, CLU, ChFC 
Bynum Insurance Agency
PO Box 1853,Clayton, GA  30525
Phone: 706-782-4710      
FAX: 706-782-4295

Staff Liaison: John Barbour, jbarbour@iiag.org




Governmental Affairs Committee

Monitors legislation on state/national level, helps direct grassroots lobbying efforts, helps establish Association positions, and provides direction in fundraising and PAC disbursement efforts to support legislative activities. 

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Jimbo Floyd, CIC
Turner, Wood, & Smith
100 Brenau Avenue
Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone:  (770) 536-0161


Staff Liaison: John Barbour, jbarbour@iiag.org

InsurPac Sub Committee

A subcommittee of the Governmental Affairs Committee, this group leads sta
tewide fundraising efforts for InsurPAC.  Engages committee members to assist with fundraising efforts to meet or exceed fundraising goals.​

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Jarrett Bridges
Turner & Associates Insurance
1 St. Andew's Ct. Suite 101
Brunswick, GA 31520
Phone: 912-265-2840 

 

Investment Committee

Assesses the association's financial investments and makes recommendations to the Finance and Executive committees regarding allocations and investment strategy. 

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Allan Webb, AAI

Snellings Walters Insurance
1117 Perimeter Center West
Suite 101
Atlanta, GA 30338-5449
Phone: 770-508-3020

Staff Liaison: John Barbour, jbarbour@iiag.org




​Membership Development Committee
Develops and implements plans for attracting new independent agencies, benefits agencies and supporting members to the Association. Assists the IIAG staff in increasing association engagement among agency members. Committee members assist during the onboarding of new members through a welcome ambassador program and help to increase engagement with current members through outreach programs. .

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Brooks Zeigler
Morris & Templeton Insurance
7180 Hodgson Mermorial Dr.
Savannah, GA 31406
Phone: 912-355-4549


Staff Liaison: Ashley Bryant, abryant@iiag.org




Nominations & Awards Committee

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Thad Bynum, CLU, ChFC 

Bynum Insurance Agency
PO Box 1853
Clayton, GA  30525
Phone: 706-782-4710      
FAX: 706-782-4295

Christy Ware, cware@iiag.org




Past Presidents YAC Scholarship Selection Committee

Selects the recipient of the annually awarded Past Presidents YAC Scholarship.  IIAG's Immediate Past President and Immediate Past YAC Chairman along with a member at large appointed by the President reviews the submitted applications and awards the candidate or candidates on April 1.

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Thad Bynum, CLU, ChFC 
Bynum Insurance Agency
PO Box 1853
Clayton, GA  30525
Phone: 706-782-4710      
FAX: 706-782-4295

Staff Liaison: Christy Ware, cware@iiag.org




Personal Lines Committee

Monitors industry developments in the personal lines sector and makes recommendations on legislative and regulatory issues impacting our members and clients.  Assists with writing and developing subject matter content for IIAG communications.

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Andy Siegel, CPCU, CIC, AAI

Siegel Insurance, Inc.
2987 Clairmont Road, Suite 425
Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone: 404-633-6332
FAX: 404-633-9388

Staff Liaison: John Barbour, jbarbour@iiag.org

CO-CHAIRMAN
Wendy Jordan

Chastain & Associates
PO Box 2908
Athens, GA  30603
Phone: 706-543-2575




Professional Development Committee

Assesses the association needs in regard to education and professional development for the members, and makes recommendations to the board for training and development needs for the members based on those findings. They are charged with increasing the engagement of members in educational offerings.

Staff Liaison: Betsy Olson, bolson@iiag.org
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Young Agents Committee

Agents under the age of 40 make up IIAG's largest committee and hold three meetings a year, the YAC Sales & Leadership Committee, the Will
Weston IV YAC Classic, and the YAC Annual Conference.  This committee works to create networking opportunities, events and programming that will build the skills necessary for a succesful career in the independent agency system. 

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Julianne Tamplin
J Smith Lanier & Company of Atlanta

P.O. Box 80707
Atlanta, GA 30366-0707

Phone:770-476-1770





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IIAG committees are the back bone of the association.  It is all about you, the members, with your talent and ideas.  You help guide the association's initiatives and  build a stronger association to benefit members and the independent agency system.


IIAG Committee Information


 

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Committee Info to Note:


  • The committee service year runs from July - June

  • Committee service is open to IIAG member agents or IIANG PARTNER company reps only.

  • Committee sign up period is held during August. Info is emailed to members and posted on IIANC social media channels and website.

  • Anyone currently serving on one of the above committees who would like to be reconsidered for the next year must submit his/her name again. 

  • Meetings are usually held by conference call or during IIAG events.   For in-person meetings, there is always the option to attend via phone.

  • Committee members are expected to contribute annually to InsurPac to help protect your industry.

  • Some committees may have additional expectations for committee member participation that will be communicated prior to committee appointment.

  • Signing up does not guarantee committee appointment as space on committee may be limited for efficiency and/or budget constraints.

Questions? Please contact the respective staff liaison listed above for questions about a specific committee.

Contact  Christy Ware with general questions on our committee structure or appointment process, cware@iiag.org.


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