NAMIC expresses its appreciation to each member of the task force for all of their generous contributions to this project. The task force was divided into three subgroups that studied capital strategies, organizational governance, and organizational structures. The subgroups were chaired by David Hosler, Philip J. Raub, and Daniel Basinger, respectively. Karen M. Balaban and Constance Foster of Saul, Ewing, Remick & Saul, provided the task force with technical expertise and was responsible for developing the paper into a cohesive report. Special thanks are due to James I. Taylor, former president of Penn National, who ably served as Task Force Chairman throughout most of the development of this report.
Task Force Chairman
Philip J. Raub
Harford Mutual Insurance Company
Robert Bailey, State Automobile Mutual Ins. Co.
Daniel Basinger, Alliance Mutual Ins. Co.
Herman D. Bontrager, Goodville Mutual Casualty Co.
Ronald D. Borders, Missouri Assn. of Mutual Ins. Cos.
George Cochran, CPCU, Cochran, Caronia & Co.
Dennis Day, Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Co.
Peter K. Demmerle, LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae L.L.P.
R. Douglas Haines, Buckeye State Mutual Ins. Co.
William C. Hart, Mercer Mutual Ins. Co.
David Hosler, Old Guard Ins. Co.
Robert J. Kellogg, State Mutual Ins. Co.
John R. Lowther, State Auto Mutual Ins. Co.
Bob McClellan, Florists' Mutual Ins. Co.
Doug Olson, Snyder & Co.
David Roark, Grange Mutual Casualty Co.
Jim Schacht, PricewaterhouseCoopers, L.L.P.
Kenneth R. Shutts, Penn National Ins. Cos.
Denis J. Walker, Oregon Mutual Ins. Co.