"Insuring the Future of Professional Insurance Agents"
As a longtime insurance agent and member of PIA, I remain committed to serving as the PIAPAC Chairman and working to support candidates that will fight for our interests on Capitol Hill.
The 114th Congress brings new opportunities and new challenges for PIA. With 71 freshman members of Congress, it is vital that we continue to build relationships with members of Congress to help pass pro-insurance and pro-business legislation. This year has brought early successes, such as the reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) and the creation of the National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers (NARAB). However, there are still challenges ahead, and PIA is working diligently to protect independent insurance agent’s interests on Capitol Hill.
With your support, we can help ensure that legislators are thinking about us, the Main Street agents, as they consider policies and programs that will impact our businesses and profession. By contributing to PIAPAC, you make it possible for us to be able to show our support and keep pro-insurance and pro-business members of Congress in office. We hope you will continue to stand with PIAPAC and help us protect main street agents’ interests on Capitol Hill.
Thank you for your continuing support of PIAPAC!
If you would like further information on PIAPAC, please contact Stephanie Klarer at 703-518-1364 or email@example.com.
Mark your calendars! PIAPAC will be holding its next fundraising event on Friday, September 18, 2015, at the Fall Governance Meetings in New Orleans, Louisiana. The location will be announced shortly, and we look forward to seeing you in New Orleans!
Person of the Year
Gareth (Gary) Blackwell of Corinth, Maine, was named the 2014 PIAPAC Person of the Year at the 2015 PIAPAC Dinner and Awards Ceremony in Washington, DC. This honor, established in 1993 to recognize outstanding involvement in PIAPAC and PIA, is awarded each year in conjunction with PIA’s Federal Legislative Summit (FLS).
The challenge began as a way to generate support for PIAPAC among affiliate board of directors. The following states associations have achieved the required 100% participation among its leadership: