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The following is a list of Association committees and a brief statement of the responsibilities of each. If you have questions regarding committee service responsibilities, please call the State Office at (608) 256-4429.



Agency Services—Provides member communication, employee development and marketing assistance programs to assist with agency operations, especially best practices. Recommends education and training programs in marketing, management, and services.


Automation/Technology—Reviews and analyzes technology products to assist members with automation needs and assists in the planning of automation/technology at state convention learning sessions.


Industry Relations—Considers issues of concern to both companies and agents (such as legislation) and offers strategies to improve the industry’s image and help develop agency/company relations. Produces special publications on issues of vital interest to agencies and companies and offers suggestions for both seminar and convention planning.



Emerging Leaders—Help emerging insurance professionals cultivate skills for a successful career by engaging them in association activities.



Employee Benefits—Develops programs and services for who specialize in life, health, financial services and retirement planning products. Responsible for the planning of seminars and aides in the creation of regulatory and legal guidance. Interacts with regulatory and legislative officials regarding employee benefits committee.  


Government Affairs—Monitors legislation on state/national level, helps direct grassroots lobbying efforts, helps establish Association positions, and provides direction in fundraising efforts to support legislative activities. Members may be called upon to testify on various insurance issues before the state legislature. Works directly with the IIAW government affairs team. Ability to attend IIABA Legislative Conference in Washington DC. Conduit participation required.

  Marketing and Membership Development—Develops and implements plans for attracting new independent agencies, benefits agencies and supporting members to the Association. Evaluates existing and potential member benefits and services and makes recommendations for improvement. Assists in the planning and execution of IIAW’s marketing and branding strategy.