Kansas City, Mo. — The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) named its 2008 committee chairs and vice chairs.

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 last one year.


The 2008 NAIC committee assignments are as follows:

Life Insurance and Annuities (A) Committee

Chair: Eric Dinallo, Superintendent, New York State Insurance Department

Vice Chair: Sean Dilweg, Commissioner, Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance


Health Insurance and Managed Care (B) Committee

Chair: Joel Ario, Acting Commissioner, Pennsylvania Insurance Department

Vice Chair: Kim Holland, Commissioner, Oklahoma Insurance Department


Property and Casualty Insurance (C) Committee

Chair: Kevin McCarty, Commissioner, Florida Office of Insurance Regulation

Vice Chair: Michael McRaith, Director, Illinois Division of Insurance


Market Regulation and Consumer Affairs (D) Committee

Chair: John Morrison, Commissioner, Montana Department of Insurance

Vice Chair: Julie Benafield Bowman, Commissioner, Arkansas Insurance Department


Financial Condition (E) Committee

Chair: Alfred W. Gross, Commissioner, Virginia Bureau of Insurance

Vice Chair: Mary Jo Hudson, Director, Ohio Department of 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: Walter Bell, Commissioner, Alabama Department of Insurance

Vice Chair: John Morrison, Commissioner, Montana Department of Insurance

Vice Chair: Alfred W. Gross, Commissioner, Virginia Bureau of Insurance

Vice Chair: Dorelisse Juarbe Jiménez, Commissioner, Puerto Rico Department of Insurance


Information Resources Management (H) Committee

Chair: Jim Long, Commissioner, North Carolina Department of Insurance

Vice Chair: Julie Benafield Bowman, Commissioner, Arkansas Insurance Department


A complete listing of the NAIC’s 2008 committee charges can be found at www.naic.org/documents/committees_Charges.pdf.

Source: NAIC

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