NAMIC's Property Casualty Conference Announces 2013-2014 Board of Directors

NAMIC's Property Casualty Conference Announces 2013-2014 Board of Directors

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies announced the board of directors of its Property Casualty Conference for 2013-2014 during the conference’s Annual Business Meeting at NAMIC's 118th Annual Convention in Seattle, Wash.

Directors serve three-year terms and meet four times a year. The following individuals were named to the board:

Gary Thompson, President & CEO
Columbia Insurance Group
Columbia, Mo.

Eric Nelson, President & CEO
Mutual of Enumclaw Insurance Company
Enumclaw, Wash.

Immediate Past Chairman
Steve Miller, Vice President & COO
PEMCO Mutual Insurance Company
Seattle, Wash.

Vice Chairman
Robert Zak, President & CEO
Merchants Mutual Insurance Company
Buffalo, N.Y.

Gordon Assad, President/CEO
Erie & Niagara Insurance Association
Williamsville, N.Y.

Marie Jewett, President & CEO
Co-operative Insurance Companies
Middlebury, Vt.

Kenneth Shutts, President & CEO
Penn National Insurance
Harrisburg, Pa.

Rob Hovland, President
Center Mutual Insurance Company
Rugby, N.D.

R. Douglas Haines, President & CEO
Buckeye State Mutual Insurance Company
Piqua, Ohio

Tim Shauf, President & CEO
Farmers’ Mutual Insurance Company
Lindsay, Ontario

Michael Wenos, CPCU, President
Madison Mutual Insurance Company
Edwardsville, Ill.

Steven Linkous, President & CEO
Harford Mutual Insurance Company
Bel Air, Md.

The PCC board of directors oversees all conference activities, including reviewing and approving the conference’s strategic plans, business plans, financial objectives, actions, performance, and status. It also ensures ethical behavior and compliance with laws, regulations, and association governing documents, and other such duties.