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NAIC Names 2009 Committee Leadership

Source: NAIC

Posted on 27 Jan 2009

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The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) today named its 2009 committee chairs and vice chairs. 
“We are fortunate to have so many capable, experienced regulators to serve as leaders at this critical time in history,” said NAIC President and New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner Roger Sevigny. “We have many important issues before us, and I look forward to working closely with my fellow regulators — as well as our state and federal counterparts — in the months to come.” 
The NAIC officers, most immediate past president and zone representatives met earlier this month to make assignments based on each member’s preferences, as well as requirements established by the NAIC’s Bylaws. Committee assignments are for one year. The 2009 NAIC committee assignments are as follows: 
Life Insurance and Annuities (A) Committee: 
Chair: Eric Dinallo, Superintendent, New York State Insurance Department 
Vice Chair: Adam Hamm, Commissioner, North Dakota Department of Insurance 
Health Insurance and Managed Care (B) Committee 
Chair: Sandy Praeger, Commissioner, Kansas Insurance Department 
Vice Chair: Joel Ario, Commissioner, Pennsylvania Insurance Department 
Property and Casualty Insurance (C) Committee: 
Chair: Michael McRaith, Director, Illinois Division of Insurance 
Vice Chair: Scott Richardson, Director, South Carolina Department of Insurance 
Market Regulation and Consumer Affairs (D) Committee 
Chair: Kim Holland, Commissioner, Oklahoma Department of Insurance 
Vice Chair: Ralph S. Tyler, III, Commissioner, Maryland Insurance Administration 
Financial Condition (E) Committee: 
Chair: Alfred W. Gross, Commissioner, Virginia Bureau of Insurance 
Vice Chair: Steven M. Goldman, Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance 
Financial Regulation Standards and Accreditation (F) Committee 
Chair: Joseph Torti, III, Superintendent, Rhode Island Insurance Division 
Vice Chair: Leslie A. Newman, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance 
International Insurance Relations (G) Committee: 
Chair: Steven M. Goldman, Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance 
Vice Chair: Sandy Praeger, Commissioner, Kansas Insurance Department 
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