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Claims 2004 Annual Directory of Associations.

The following is a listing of major industry trade associations and claim National, regional, and state groups are listed alphabetically, by name, along with addresses, contacts and, when applicable, the major events each group has scheduled through 2004.

Claims has made every effort to reach as many nonprofit claim-related associations. as possible. If your nonprofit group is not listed here, please contact Claims at editor@claimsmag.com

Affiliated Adjusters, 2682 Bishop Dr., Suite 214, San Ramon, CA 94583. Contact Steve Anderson, marketing coordinator, 800-676-2332, fax 925-355-1375, e-mail sanderson@andersonclaims.com, web site www.aai-claims.com. Officers: Michael Hale, president; Michael Marsh, president-elect; Norm Stephens, vice president; Bruce Mountjoy, education coordinator. Main Event: Winter Meeting/Conference, Feb. 7-10, Anaheim, CA. Other Events: Summer Meeting/Conference, Sept. 15, Portland, OR.

Alliance of American Insurers, 3025 Highland Parkway, Suite 800, Downers Grove, IL 60515. Contact Roger Morris, vice president of public affairs, 630-724-2131, fax 630-724-2190, e-mail rmorris@allianceai.org, web site www.allianceai.org.

American Institute for CPCU/Insurance Institute of America, 720 Providence Rd., Malvern, PA 19355. Contact Member Resource Center, 800-932-2728, fax 610-251-2780, e-mail membercentor@cpcusociety.org, web site www.cpcusociety.org. Officers: Hugh B. McGowan, president; Don Hurzeler, president-elect; Millicent Workman, vice president; John Kelly, education coordinator, 800-932-2728, ext. 2773. Main Event: 60th Annual Meeting and Seminars, Oct. 23-26, Los Angeles, CA. Other Events: National Leadership Institute, Apr 22-23, Tampa, FL.

Association of Average Adjusters, c/o The Baltic Exchange, St. Mary Axe, London, UK ECM 8BH. Contact 44-020-7623-5501, fax 44-020-7369-1639, e-mail aaa@balticexchange.com, web site www.average-adjusters.com.

Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration, 8229 Cloverleaf Dr., Suite 460, Millersville, MD 21108-1538. Contact Larry Jacobson, vice president/executive director, 410-729-9900, fax 410-729-3603, e-mail larryj@ascr.org, web site www.ascr.org. Officers: Tim Horrigan, president, 978-632-4200; Ken Adams, vice president, 607-272-1566; Tiffany Palen, education coordinator. Main Event: Solutions Conference & Exhibition, Mar. 9-13, Colorado Springs, CO. Other Events: NIDR State of the Art Conference, Sept. 9-11, Philadelphia, PA.

Atlanta Claims Association, P.O. Box 724627, Atlanta, GA 31139. Contact Elizabeth Eckles, executive secretary, 404-672-2108, fax 404-678-298, e-mail eeckles@na.ko.com, web site www.atlantaclaims.com. Officers: Glenn Perich, president, 77 457-9555, ext. 240; Mark Kozera, vice president, 404-497-6161; Jack Gresh, education coordinator, 404-954-6978; Ginger Murrah, education coordinator, 404-266-4093. Main Event: Annual Convention, April 14-16, Atlanta Hilton Northeast, Norcross, GA. Other Events: Education Seminar, Feb. 5, Atlanta Hilton Northeast, Norcross, GA.; Education Seminar, Apr. 15, Atlanta Hilton Northeast, Norcross, GA.

California Association of Independent Insurance Adjusters, P.O. BOX 168, Burbank, CA 91503-0168. Contact Lee Collins, president, 916-960-0902, fax 916-783-0338, e-mail lee.collins@gbbragg.com, web site www.caiia.org. Officers: Collins, president; Doug Jackson, president-elect, 805-584-3494, ext. 20; Steve Wakefield, vice president and education coordinator, 559-485-0441. Main Event: Annual Conference, October. Other Events: Midterm Meeting, Mar. 25-26, Newport Beach, CA.

Canadian Independent Adjusters' Association, 5401 Eglinton Ave. W., Suite 100, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M9C 5K6. Contact Patricia Battle, executive director, 416-621-6222, fax 416-621-7776, e-mail pbattle@ciaa-adjusters.ca, web site www.ciaa-adjusters.ca. Officers: James B. Eso, president, 604-739-3816; Carol A. Messervey, president-elect, 902-469-3537; Craig Walker, vice president, 416-492-4411; Reno Daigle, education coordinator, 705-476-2120. Main Event: Annual General Meeting & Conference, Sept. 9-11, Fairmont Whistler Hotel, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. Other Events: Joint Meeting of CIAA/CICMA (Ontario Region), Feb. 3, Metro Toronto Convention Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Casualty Actuarial Society, 1100 N. Glebe Rd., Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22201. Contact Kathleen Dean, meeting planner, 703-276-3100, fax 703-276-3108, e-mail kdean@casact.org, web site www.casact.org. Officers: Mary Frances Miller, president; Stephen P D'Arcy, president-elect; Deborah Rosenbevg, vice president administration; Thomas Downey, education coordinator Main Event: Annual Meeting, Nov. 14-17, The Queen Elizabeth, Montreal Quebec, Canada. Other Events: Ratemaking Seminar, Mar. 11-12, The Wyndham, Philadelphia PA; Spring Meeting, May 16-19, The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, CO; Casualty Loss Reserve Seminar, Sept 13-14, The Mirage, Las Vegas, NV.

Central Claims Executives Association, c/o Steve Larsen, vice president--claims, Allied Insurance, 701 5th Ave., Dept. 2000, Des Moines, IA 50391-2000 Contact Steve Larsen, secretary/treasurer, 515-280-4344, e-mail larsens@nationwide.com. Officers: Edward Schaeffer, 330-887-0578; Roger Kaage, vice president, 815-229-1500, ext. 242. Main Event: Spring Meeting, May 12-14, Renaissance Pine Isle Resort, Lake Lanier Island, GA. Other Events: Fall Meeting Oct 13-15, Hyatt Regency, Lake Tahoe, NV.

Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters, Peninsular House, 36 Monument St., London, UK ECSR 8LJ. Contact Graham L. Cave, executive director, 44-20 7337 9960, fax 44-20 7929 3082, e-mail info@cila.co.uk, web site www.cila.co.uk Officers: Michael R. Burnett, president; Tony Clack, education coordinator. Main Event: AGM/conference, April 22, London, UK.

Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters Society, 720 Providence Rd., Malvern, PA 19355. Contact Diane Buben, public relations manager, 610-251-2738, fax 610-251-2775, e-mail dbuben@cpcusociety.org, web site www.cpcusociety.org. Officers: Hugh B. McGowan, president; Donald J. Hurzeler, president-elect; Millicent W. Workman, vice president; Larry L. Klein, secretary/treasurer: Main Event: Annual Meeting and Seminars, Oct. 23-26, Los Angeles, CA.

Claims Magazine, 5081 Olympic Blvd., Erlanger, KY 41018. Contact Lisa Ohmer, conference director, 800-544-0620, ext. 2145, e-mail lohmer@nuco.com, web site www.ace-scla.com. Main Event: Annual Claims Exposition & Conference, ACE * SCIA, Oct 14-16, Hyatt Regency Chicago, IL.

Coalition Against Insurance Fraud, 1012 14th St. N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20005. Contact Dennis Jay, executive director, 202-393-7330, fax 202-393-7329, e-mail dj@insurancefraud.org, web site www.insurancefraud.org.

Combined Claims Conference, P.O. Box 7204, San Jose, CA 95150-6922. Contact Daniel G. Price, chairman, 858-571-8505, fax 858-571-8519, e-mail pacclaims@aol.com, web site www.combinedclaims.com. Main Event: 16th Annual Combined Claims Conference, March 23-24, Pacific Palms Conference Center, City of Industry, CA.

CPCU Society, see American Institute for CPCU/Insurance Institute of America.

Excess/Surplus Lines Claims Association, 317 W. College St., Carthage, TX 75633-1527. Contact Andy Anderson, executive administrator, 903-693-5357, fax 903-693-7498, e-mail andyanderson@slca.org. Officers: Tim Hughes, president, 804-273-1437; Jack McNamara, president-elect, 212-317-5392; Mike Beckman, vice president, 312-822-7302; Jim Caballero, education coordinator, 515-328-9532. Main Event: 34th Annual Meeting, Sept 26-29, Boca Raton Resort and Club, Boca Raton, FL.

Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, 11812-A N. 561h St., Tampa, FL 33617. Contact Marty Streeper, executive director, 813-983-0022, fax 813-983-0066, e-mail mmg@gte.net, web site www.thefederation.org. Officers: Jack T. Riley Jr., president. Main Event: Annual Meeting, July 25-Aug. 1, Hyatt Regency; Cambridge, MD. Other events: Winter Meeting, March 6-13, Fairmont Orchid, Kona, Hawaii.

Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters, P.O. BOx 940608, Maitland, FL 32794. Contact Raymond A. Altieri Jr., 813-695-8635, fax 813-961-5442, web site www.fapia.net.

Florida Workers" Compensation Institute, P.O. Box 200, Tallahassee, FL 32302-0200. Contact Kathy Shelton, convention coordinator, 850-425-8156, fax 850-521-0222, e-mail kathy@fwciweb.org, web site www.fwciweb.org. Officers: James N. McConnaughhay, chairman, 850-425-8118; Steven A. Rissman, program chair, 407-839-0120. Main Event: 59th Annual Workers' Compensation Educational Conference, co-sponsored by FWCI, RIMS, and The National Underwriter Company; Aug. 22-25, Orlando World Center Marriott, Orlando, FL. Other Events: Sprig Forum on Workers' Compensation, Orlando, FL (date TBD).

Forensic Accountants Society of North America, 8712 W. Dodge Rd., Suite 200, Omaha, NE 68114. Contact Hal Johnson, national executive director, 402-397-9433, fax 402-397-8649, e-mail info@fasna.org, web site www.fasna.org. Officers: Roger Nearmyer, president, 515-274-4804; Mike Pivoz, president-elect, 248-642-2803; Dave Riley, vice president, 402-397-8822; Steve Ferraro, education coordinator, 518-899-5544.

Houston Claims Association, P.O. Box 472, Alief, TX 77411-0472. Contact Barbara Buckley, executive secretary, 281-933-4028, fax 281-933-4028, web site www.houstonclaimsassoc.com. Officers: Cindy Torlucci, president, 713-974 2944, ext. 127; Bill Hughes, vice president, 712-622-1888; Lisa Calhoun, education coordinator, 281-677-2311. Main Event: Spring Outing, Apr. 26, Raveneaux Country Club. Other Events: Fall Golf Tournament, TBD. Monthly Luncheon/CE Seminars, second Wednesdays (except July and August), Crowne Plaza Brookhollow.

Independent Automotive Damage Appraisers, P.O. Box 12291, Columbus, GA 31917-2291. Contact John Williams, executive vice president, 800-369-4232, fax 888-429-2669, e-mail admin@iada.org. Officers: Mark Nathan, president, 516-739-1919; Wayne Marsdlin president-elect, 713-988-9294; Mike DiDonato, secretary/treasurer, 217-753-4232; John Williams, education coordinator, 800-369-4232. Main Event: "Meeting the Challenge," June 9-11, Royal Sonesta Hotel New Orleans, LA.

Indiana Workers' Compensation Institute, P.O. Box 90320, Indianapolis, IN 46290-0320. Contact Claudia Dawson, president, 317-706-9504, e-mail Cdawson@jwfco.com, web site www.iwci.org.

Inland Marine Underwriters Association, 14 Wall St., Suite 820, New York, NY 10005. Contact Lillian Colson, assistant vice president, 212-223-0550, fax 212-227-5012, e-mail lcolson@imua.org, web site www.imua.org. Officers: Ronald G. Thornton, president; Stacey Barnett, education coordinator. Main Event: 74th Annual Meeting, May 15-19, Scottsdale Fairmont Princess, Scottsdale, AZ.

Institute for Business and Home Safety, 4775 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33617. Contact Kevin Barber, 813-675-1043, fax 813-286-9960, e-mail info@ibhs.org, web site www.ibhs.org. Officers: Harvey Ryland, president, 813-286-3400; Doug Raucy, senior vice president.

Insurance Bureau of Canada, 151 Yonge St., Suite 1800, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5C 2W7. Contact 416-362-2031, fax 416-361-5952, web site www.fraudcoalition.org.

Insurance Committee for Arson Control, 3601 Vincennes Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46268. Contact Larry Baile, event coordinator; 317-876-6226, fax 317-879-8408, e-mail lbaile@arsoncontrol.org, web site www.arsoncontrol.org. Officers: Don Hancock, chairman; Terry Lacy, vice chairman; Gregg Dykstra, executive vice president. Main Event: Arson Training Seminar, Feb. 1-5, San Destin Golf & Beach Resort, Destin, FL.

Insurance Information Institute, 110 William St., New York, NY 10038. Contact Diane Portantiere, director of administrative services, 212-346-5562, fax 212-791-1807, e-mail dianep@iii.org, web site www.iii.org. Officers: Gordon Stewart, president; Cary Schneider, senior vice president. Main Event: P/C Insurance Joint Industry Forum, Jan. 13, Walddorf Astoria, New York, NY.

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety/Highway Loss Data Institute, 1005 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA 22201. Contact Kim Hazelbaker, senior vice president, 703-247-1500, fax 703-247-1588, e-mail iihs@highwaysafety.org, web site www.highwaysafety.org.

Insurance Services Office, 545 Washington Blvd., Jersey City, NJ 07310. Contact Dave Dasgupta at 800-888-4476, e-mail meetings@iso.com, web site www.iso.com. Main Event: ISOtech, Nov. 14-16, New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans, LA. Other Events: PCS Catastrophe Conference, Apt. 25-28, Long Beach Hilton, Long Beach, CA; Insurance Fraud Management Conference, Apr 18-21, Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Hotel, Phoenix, AZ.

International Association of Arson Investigators, 12770 Boenker Rd., Bridgeton, MO 63044. Contact Alan Clark, executive director, 314-739-4224, fax 314-739-4219, e-mail iaai@firearson.com, web site www.firearson.com. Officers:

David Sneed, president; Michael Schlamtan, vice president; Kirk Hankuns, vice president; Teresa Cochran, education coordinator. Main Event: Annual Conference, Apr. 19-24, St. Louis, MO.

International Association of Auto Theft Investigators, P.O. Box 223, Clinton, NY 13323-0223. Contact John V. Abounader, executive director, 315-853-1913, fax 315-793-0048, e-mail jvabounader@iaati.org, web site www.iaati.org. Officers: Craig I. Petterd, president; Karen Metz, vice president; Kevin McHugh, vice president; Henry Brunp, education coordinator. Main Event: Annual Training Seminar, Aug. 8-13, Antwerp, Belgium.

International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions, 5610 Medical Circle, Suite 24, Madison, WI 53719. Contact Jennifer Wolf, event coordinator, 608-663-6355, fax 608-663-1546, e-mail jwolf@iaiabc.org, web site www.iaiabc.org. Officers: Frank Fennerty, president; Glenn Morton, president-elect; Julie Benafield Bowman, vice president; Melissa Wilson, education coordinator. Main Event: 90th Annual Convention, Aug. 5-11, New York City' Sheraton Hotel and Towers, New York, NY. Other Events: 31st International Workers' Compensation College, Mar. 14-19, Sheraton Hotel and Suites, Tucson, AZ; All Committee Conference, Apr. 29-May 2, Radisson Resort Parkway, Orlando, FL.

International Association of Insurance Fraud Agencies, P.O. Box 10018, Kansas City, MO 64171. Contact Maxi Moody, executive director 816-756-5285, fax 816-756 5287, e-mail moodym@sbc-global.net, web site www.iaffa.org. Officers: Antonio Jose Felix Pontes, president: Rodrigo Fernando Lucena, vice president; Joseph D. Thomas, vice president; Robert Neumann, vice president; Daniel Johnston, vice president. Main Event: Annual Meeting, Apr. 28-30, Lloyd's of London.

International Association of Special Investigation Units, 8015 Corporate Dr., Suite A, Baltimore, MD 21236. Contact Dawn R. Lipsey, executive director, 410-931-3332, fax 410-931-2060, e-mail iasiu@managementalliance.com, web site www.iasiu.com. Officers; Dan Fitzgerald, president; Catherine Gicker, vice president; Mic Kelly and John McHale, education coordinator. Main Event: Annual Seminar on Insurance Fraud, Sept. 12-15, Pittsburgh, PA.

International Institute of Loss Adjusters, 1100 S. Main St., Lombard, IL 60148-3971. Contact Stephen S. Hastings, director-at-large, 630-932-0707, fax 630-932-1392, e-mail sshasting@ljshaw.com, web site www.iila.com Officers: William F. Seaman, president, 519-744-4158; Ted Wheeler, president-elect, 011-61-2-9411-2966; Peter Gaudenzi vice president, 011-043-512-348105; A. Stewart Ponton, vice president, 905-671-0-185. Main Event: Annual Convention, Sept. 25-Oct. 1, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Other Events: Midterm Meeting, May 7, Hilton Head Island, SC.

International Society of Appraisers, 1131 S.W. 7th St., Suite 102, Renton, WA 98055. Contact Jorge N. Sever, executive director, 206-241-0359, fax 206-241-0436, e-mail isaed@isa-appraisers.org, web site www.isa-appraisers.org. Officers: J. Rober Boykin III, president; Beth Szescila, vice president; Christine Campbell, education coordinator. Main Event: Assets 2004 International Conference, Mar. 27-29, Swissotel Atlanta Buckhead, Atlanta, GA. Other Events: Core Course in Appraisal studies, Feb. 21-27 in Dallas, TX, May 1-7 in Orlando, FL, July 9-15 in Toronto, Ontario Canada, and Oct. 16-22 in Costa Mesa, CA; Appraising for Moving and Storage Claims, Nov. 30-Dec 1, Orlando, FL

Jacksonville Claims Association, P.O. Box 17311, Jacksonville, FL 32245-7311. Contact Bill Sands, treasurer, 904-363-8018, fax 904-363-8097, e-mail wsands@carolinacas.com or info@jaxclaims.com, web site www.jaxclaims.com Officers: Carl Sudath, president; Tom Alverez, vice president; Judy Zills, education coordinator.

Katie School of Insurance and Financial Services, Illinois State University, 101 Williams Hall, Campus Box 5490, Normal, IL 61790. Contact Deborah Babcock, associate director, 309-438-3368, fax 309-438-7753, e-mail debbie.babcock@katieschool.org, website www.katieschool.org. Officers: James R. Jones, director, 309-438-3021; associate director, Babcock Main Event: Insurance Executive Forum, Oct. TBD, Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, IL. Other Events: Katie School Golf Classic, Jane 14, Stonebridge Country Club, Aurora, IL

Loss Executives Association, P.O. Box 37, Tenafly, NJ, 07670. Contact Edward R Reilly Jr., membership chairman, 201-569-3346, fax 201--569-6826, web site www.lossexecutives.com. Officers: Sue Stein, president, 203-328-5495; Thomas Leidell, vice president, 212-384-6205; Robert L Barber, education coordinator, 603-859-3874. Main Events: Mid-Winter Meeting, Jan. 21-23, Tampa Waterside Marriott, Tampa, FL; Annual Meeting, June 16-18, Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks, Portland, ME.

National Association of Gatastrophe Adjusters, P.O. Box 821864, N. Richland Hills, TX 76180. Contact Lori Ringo, executive administrator, 817-498-3466, fax 817-498-0480, e-mail nacatadj@aol.com, web site www.nacatadj.org. Officers: Woody Britton, president; Charles Norton, vice president. Main Event: Annual Convention and Business Meeting, Jan. 19-22, San Luis Resort, Galveston, TX.

National Association of Independent Insurance Adjusters, 825 W. State St., Suite 117-C, Geneva, IL 60134. Contact David F. Mehren, executive vice president, 630-397-5012, fax 630-397-5013, e-mail assist@naiia.com, web site www.naiia.coin. Officers: Dan Price, president; Tom Moss, president-elect. Main Event: 67th Annual Convention, May 5-8, Marriott's Hilton Head Beach & Golf Resort, Hilton Head, SC.

National Association of Independent Insurers, 2600 River Rd., Des Plaines, IL 60018. Contact Joseph Annotti vice president, public affairs, 847-297-7800, fax 847-297-5064, e-mail joseph.annotti@naii.org, web site www.naii.org. Main Event: 59th Annual Meeting, Oct. 24-27, Washington, DC. Other Events: Executive Roundtable Seminar, Jan. 25-27, Ritz Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, FL; Joint Executive Claim Workshop, Feb. 19-20, Westin Savannah Harbor, Savannah, GA.

National Association of Insurance Commissioners, 2301 McGee St., Suite 800, Kansas City, MO 64108. Contact Cathy Wentherford executive vice president, 816-783-8009, fax 816-783-8012, e-mail cweather@naic.org, web site www.naic.org. Main Events: Spring National Meeting, March 13-16, Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers, New York, NY; Summer Meeting, June 12-15, San Francisco Marriott, San Francisco, Fall Meeting, Sept. 11-14, Anchorage Hilton, Anchorage, AK; Winter Meeting, Dec. 4-7, New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans, LA.

National Association of Insurance Women, 1847 E. 15th St, Tulsa, OK 74104-4610. Contact 800-766-6249, fax 918-743-1968, web site www.naiw.org. Officers: Cheryl Blair-Lee, president; Chris Kelly-Storbeck, president-elect; Paulette Pace, vice president. Main Event: 63rd Annual NAIW National Convention, June 2-5, Westin Convention Center Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA.

National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, 3601 Vincennes Blvd., P.O. Box 68700, Indianapolis. IN 46268-0700. Contact Richard H. Nelson, public affairs manager, 317-875-5250, fax 317-879-8408, e-mail melson@nmnic.org, web site www.namic.org. Officers: E Timothy Hegarty, chairman; Charles M Chamness, president; Michel L. Happe, education coordinator. Main Event: Annual Convention, Sept. 19-22, Washington, DC. Contact Larry Baile at NAMIC. Other Dents: Claims Conference, Feb. 22-24, Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel, Tampa, FL.

National Association of Public Insurance Minsters, 21165 Whitfield Place, Suite 105, Potomac Falls, VA 20165. Contact David Barrack, executive director, 703-433-9217, fax 703-433-0369, e-mail info@napia.com, web site www.napia.com. Officers: William Wesley Baldwin, president; Richard Cohen, vice president; Nicole Figlin, education coordinator Main Event: Annual Meeting, June 9-13, Nemacolin Woodlands, Farmington, PA Other Events: Mid-Year Meeting, Dec. 2-4, Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, NV.

National Association of Subrogation Professionals, 4248 Park Glen Rd., Minneapolis, MN 55416. Contact Gloria Isackson, executive director, 888-828-8186, fax 952-929-1318, e-mail gloria@subrogation.org, web site www.subrogation.org. Officers: Griff Williams, president, 309-766-3174; Vicki Soni, vice president, 614-249-766-3174; 6763. Main Event: 2004 Conference: Subrogation in the Fast Lane, Nov. 7-10, Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.

National Insurance Crime Bureau, 10330 S. Roberts Rd., Palos Hills, IL 60465. Contact Teri Vlasak, director of corporate communications, 708-237-5376, fax 708-430.9588, e-mail tvlasak@nicb.org, web site www.nicb.org. Officers: Robert Bryant, president, 708-430-2436. Main Event: Insurance Fraud Management Conference, Apr, 18-21, Sheraton wild Horse Pass, Phoenix, AZ. Other Events: Basic and Advanced Special Investigation Academy Tracks, May- 24-28, San Antonio, TX.

National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators, CO. Box 88, Delaware, OH 43015. Contact Mary Beth Robinson, executive secretary, 888-677-4498, fax 740-369-7155; e-mail nspii@midohio.net; web site www..nspii.com. Officers: J. Warren Keller, president; 606-878-8844; Jack Morgan, 513-603-5272. Main Event: Advanced Insurance Fraud Seminar, Nov. 8-9, Galt House, Louisville, KY.

National Structured Settlement Trade Association, 1800 K St. N.W., Suite 718, Washington, DC 20006. Contact Randy Dyer, executive vice president, 202-466-2704, fax 202-466-7414, e-mail nssta@aol.com, web site www.nssta.com.

National Truck & Heavy Equipment Claims Council, P.O. Box 27, 49 Center St., wolfeboro Falls, NH 03896. Contact Tom Fergus, administrator, 603-569-8910, fax 603-569-8920, e-mail nthecc@neclaims.net, web site www.nthecc.org. Officers: David Serafini, president, 712-526-2036; Michael Krauer, president-elect, 330-821-2797; Wayne Brannon, education coordinator, 770-474-1381.

Nevada State Claims Association, P.O. Box 230268, Las Vegas, NV 89123. Contact Jeff Hall, rice president, 702-656-7441, fax 702-656-7442, e-mail jeffhalllvclaims@aol.com. Officers: Marshall Newman, president, 775-359-0340; Hall, vice president. Main Event: Nevada State Claims Conference, Apr. 29-30, Harrah's Hotel, Las Vegas, NV.

New York Alliance Against Insurance Fraud, 130 washington Ave., Albany, NY 12210. Contact Ellen Melchionni, president, 518-432-3576, fax 518432-4220, e-mail emelch@nyia.org, web site www.preventfraud.org.

New York Association of Independent Adjusters, 126 Third St., Mineola, NY l1501. Contact Dorothy Boyle, corresponding secretary, 516-746-1777, fax 516-746-7770, e-mail nyaiai@aol.com, web site www.nyadjusters.org. Officers: Ralph Anderson, president, 716-667-6000; James E. Ryder, vice president, 516-746-1777; Judy A. Blundell, secretary/treasurer, 845-331-0383. Main Event: 64th Annual Convention, Oct. 1-4, Montauk Yacht Club, Montauk, Long Island, NY.

New York Insurance Association, 130 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 13088. Contact Bernard Bonrdeau, president, 5184324227, fax 518-432-4220, e-mail info@nyia.org, web site www.nyia.org. Officers: Bourdeau, president; Ellen Melchinnni, vice president. Main Event: Annual Cenference, June 24, Saratoga, NY.

Ontario Insurance Adjusters Association, 132 Bonham Blvd., Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5M IC7. Contact Jackie Johnston, business manager, 905-542-0576, fax 905-542-1301, e-mail manager@oiaa.com, web site www.oiaa,com. Officers: Frank Castaldo, president; Spencer Barley, president-elect; Steve Martin, vice president; Ed Tillaart; education coordinator. Main Event: Claims 2004, Feb. 4, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Other Events: Election Night, Apr. 14, Wyndham Bristol Place, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Golf Tournment, June 11, Clublinlk, Stouffville, Ontario, Canada; Past Presidents' Night, Oct. 13, Wyndham Bristol Place, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Oregon Casualty Adjusters Association, P.O. Box 25321, Portland, OR 97298. Contact Jeff Lucas, president-elect, 503-323-2579, fax 503-323-2505, e-mail jeff.lucas@aig.com, web site www.oregoncasultyadjusters.org. Officers: Nancy Kurth, president, 503-968-5800, ext. 58553; Lucas, president-elect; Debra Wood, vice president, 503-323-2537; Trevor Winten, education coordinator, 503-520-3336. Main Event: Annual Claim Symposium, April TBD, Holiday Inn Select, Wilsonville, OR.

Property Claims Forum of Northern California, c/o Travis Sumners, Relocation Housing Specialists, 1333 Howe Ave., Suite 113, Sacramento, CA 95825. Contact Travis Sumners, 800-690-0070, fax 916-641-0148, e-mail travis@rhstemphousing.com. Officers: Barbara Prosch, president, 530-626-1676. Main Event: Annual Claims Seminar, October, CSAA Training Center, Sacramento, CA.

Property Loss Research Bureau, 3025 Highland Parkway; Suite 800, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1291. Contact Patrick II. Harmon, assistant vice president--educational and technical services, 630-724-2226, fax 630-724-2260, e-mail pharmon@plrb.org, web site www.plrb.org. Officers: Thomas W. Mallin, president, 630-724-2201; Leonard E. Murphy, vice president, 630-724-2213; Harmon, education coordinator, 630-724-2226. Main Event: PLRB/LIRB Claims Conference & Insurance Services Expo, Mar. 14-17, Chicago Hyatt Regency, Chicago, IL. Other Events: Large Loss Conference, Nov. 11-12, Atlanta Renaissance Waverly, Atlanta, GA; Great Lakes Adjuster Conference, Sept. 17-19, Marriott Lincolnshire Resort, Lincolnshire, IL.

Public Risk Management Association, 500 Montgomery St., Suite 750, Alexandria, VA 22314. Contact Marshall Davies, deputy executive director, 703-528-7701, fax 703-739-0200, e-mail info@primacentral.org, web site www.primacentral.org. Main Events: Annual Conference, June 13-16, Broward Co. Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Risk and Insurance Management Society, 655 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017. Contact Sarah Hemingway, public relations coordinator, 212-286-9292, fax 212-986-9716, e-mail shemingway@rims.org, web site www.rims.org. Officers: Lance Ewing, president; Vincent Seglior, education coordinator. Main Event: 42nd Annual Conference and Exhibition, Apr. 18-22, San Diego, CA.

Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors, 4605 Cardinal Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32210. Contact Mary Stahler, executive director, 904-384-1494, fax 904-388-3958, web site www.marinesurvey.org. Officers: Kenneth J. Weinbrecht, president; James E. Wood, executive vice president; Peggy Feakes, education vice president. Main Event: Annual Meeting and Educational Symposium, Oct. TBD, Toronto, Ontario Canada.

Society of Claim Law Associates, 170 Mt. Airy, Rd., P.O. Box 82, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-0082. Contact Jerry Chiara, executive director, 908-766-5920, fax 908-766-9710, e-mail jehiara@aeiclaimslaw.com, web site www.societyofclaimlawassociates.org. Officers: Margaret Campbell, president, 425-277-7237: Walter Oaks, vice president, 214-803-1136; Marina Burgmeier; vice president of administration and education coordinator, 626-289-3861. Main Event: Annual ACE*SCLA Conference and Exposition, Oct. 14-16, Hyatt Regency, Chicago, IL. Note: Claims magazine's former ACE conference and exposition has merged with the Society of Claim Law Associates (SCLA), to present ACE*SCLA, a combined conference incorporating SCIA's Annual Meeting.

Society of Insurance Research, 691 Crossfire Ridge, Marietta, GA 30064. Contact Stan Hopp, executive director, 770-426-9270, fax 770-426-9298, e-mail stanhopp@mindspring.com, web site www.sirnet.org. Officers: Diana Lee, president; Jenny Hodge, president-elect; Reilly Cobb, vice president. Main Event: Annual Conference, Workshops, Exhibit Fail; Nov. 14-17, Antlanta, GA. Other Events: Summer Workshops, June 13-16, Indianapolis, IN.

Society of Insurance Trainers and Educators, 2120 Market St., Suite 108, San Francisco, CA 94114. Contact Lois Markovich, executive director, 415-621-2830, fax 415-621-0889, e-mail socinstred@anl.com, web site www.insurancetrainers.org. Officers: Patricia McCarthy, president; Mary Jo Bufeind, vice president; Beth Gamble Riggins, vice president; Main Event: Annual Conference, June 26-30, Caribe Royale Resort, Orlando, FL. Other Events: check web site.

Society of Registered Professional Adjusters P.O. Box 3810, Napa, CA 94558. Contact Susan K Sunny, executive director, 707-226-5762, fax 707-226-5746, e-mail susanksunny@rpa-adjuster.com, web site www.rpa-adjuster.com. Officers: chairmam of the board; Dan Price, president; Mike Csom, education coordinator; Gary Kerney. Main Event: Educational Conference, October, Doubletree, Scottsdale, AZ.

Southeastern Claim Executives Association, c/o Joyce Slawiak, Infinity Insurance, 2204 Lakeshore Dr., Birmingham, AL 35209. Contact Joyce Slawiak, secretary, 205-803-8345, fax 205-803-8403, e-mail joyce.slawiak@infinity-insurance.com. Main Event: Annual Conference, Apr. 46, St. Petersburg, FL

Tech Decisions Magazine, 5081 Olympic Bird Erlanger, KY 41018. Contact Lisa Ohmer, conference director, 800-544-0620, ext, 2145, e-mail lohmer@nuco.com, web site www.tech-dec.com. Main Event: Tech Decisions: Exposition and Conference, TechDEC, Oct. 14-16, Hyatt Regency, Chicago, IL.

Texas Independent Insurance Adjusters Association, P.O. Box 140647, Austin, TX 78714-0647. Contact Roy Bohrer, executive director, 512-454-8626, fax 512-454-3036, e-mail tiiaa@assn-mgtat.com, web site www.tiia.org, officers: Steve Jackson, president; Clif Fiske, president-elect. Main Event: Annual Conference, Feb. 26-28, Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, LA. Other Events: Spring Seminar, June 3, Holiday Inn-Select, Love Field, Dallas, TX; Fall Seminar, Nov. 4, Holiday Inn-Select, Love Field, Dallas, TK

Washington Self Insurers Association, 1401 Fourth Ave. E., Suite 200, Olympia, WA 98506. Contact Dave Kaplan, executive director, 800-736-7296, fax 360-352-8172, e-mail info@WSIASSN.org, web site www.wsiassn.org. Officers: Linda Maw, president; Theresa Baxter, vice president; Bob Hangen, secretary/treasurer. Main Event: Annual Conference, May 13, Convention Center, Wenatchec, WA. Other Events: Winter West Conference, Jan. 16, Red Lion Hotel, Olympia, WA, Spokane Convention Center, Spokane, WA.

Windstorm Insurance Network, P.O. Box 30486, Pensacola, FL 32503. Contact Michelle Griffin, director, 850-469-9052, fax 850-435-2949, e-mail info@windnetwork.com, web site www.windnetwork.com. Officers: Rebecca Leisure, president; Charles Tutwiler, vice president. Main Event: Windstorm Insurance Conference, Feb. 4-7, Sheraton New Orleans, New Orleans, LA.

Workers' Compensation Research Institute, 955 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139. Contact 617-661-9274, fax 617 661-9284, e-mail wcri@wcvinet.org, web site www.wcrinet.org.
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