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PIA National Announces Call for Nominations

(7/01/2005) Both the 2005 PIA National Company Award of Excellence and Company Representative of the Year Award will be presented during a luncheon ceremony on... full story

PIA Sponsors Program to Help Agents Take Back Personal Lines Market Share

(6/29/2005) WASHINGTON, June 29, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has announced its sponsorship of a special program to help its membe... full story

PIA's Brevik Pledges Fight to Defend State Regulation

(6/24/2005) MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 24, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents steadfastly supports state regulation of insurance, strongly opposes... full story

PIA Insurance Agents, Carriers in Florida Brace for the 2005 Hurricane Season

(5/26/2005) Video 1: Florida Markets Update(Windows Media Player) Video 2: Natural Catastrophe Bills(Windows Media Player) TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 26, 2005 - Florida's insur... full story

PIA National Takes Issue with Willis CEO's Comments

(4/19/2005) WASHINGTON, April 18, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents today reiterated its support of contingent commissions being a part of.... full story

PIA National Names Bonnie Garza 2005 Customer Service Representative of the Year

(4/19/2005) PIA National Customer Service Representative of the Year Bonnie L. Garza, CIC, CRM, of Stieg & Associates Insurance, Inc. (center), is joined by Shelly Diegel,.... full story

PIA National Names Carter "Cap" Peterson 2005 Professional Agent of the Year

(4/15/2005) PIA National Professional Agent of the Year Carter "Cap" Peterson, Northeast Nebraska Insurance Agency (center), is joined by PIA National President-elect Ray L... full story

PIAPAC Names Don Flanders Person of the Year

(4/15/2005) 2004 PIAPAC Man of the Year, Don Flanders, PIA national director from New Hampshire and chairman of the PIA National Regulatory Affairs Committee. Flanders serv... full story

PIA Members Hold Annual Summit on Capitol Hill

(4/14/2005) WASHINGTON, April 14, 2005 - Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) from across the country lobbied for quick passage of a..... full story

PIA National Launches Online Grassroots Action Center

(4/04/2005) WASHINGTON, April 4, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) has introduced a new online Grassroots Action Center that... full story

PIA National Asks USDA/RMA to Treat Closing Date as Open for Burley Tobacco Crop Insurance

(4/01/2005) WASHINGTON, April 1, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Risk Management Agency (RMA... full story

PIA Members Set to Converge on Capitol Hill

(3/28/2005) WASHINGTON, March 28, 2005 - Members of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) are set to convene on Capitol Hill in Washingto... full story

PIA National Welcomes NAIC Suggestion to Modify Model

(3/16/2005) Salt Lake City, UT, March 16, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) has accepted a suggestion made by... full story

PIA National Encouraged by NCOIL Revised Broker Disclosure Model

(3/07/2005) WASHINGTON, March 7, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is encouraged by revisions to model legislation adopted March 5 at t... full story

PIA National Issues Call for Nominations

(2/11/2005) WASHINGTON, February 11, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) has announced a call for nominations for two prestigi... full story

PIA Announces Annual Federal Legislative Summit

(2/09/2005) WASHINGTON, February 9, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) will hold its annual Federal Legislative Summit on Apr... full story

PIA National Encouraged by Remarks Made by NY Attorney General Eliot Spitzer on Contingent Commissions

(1/31/2005) WASHINGTON, January 31, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA National) said it is encouraged by comments made today by... full story

PIA Unveils Catastrophe Major Medical Insurance Plan

(1/18/2005) WASHINGTON, January 18, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, PIA members c... full story

Former ASCnet Executive Director Jenkins Joins PIA National as VP of Business Development and Marketing

(1/13/2005) WASHINGTON, January 13, 2005 - Bill Jenkins, who most recently was executive director of the Applied Systems Client Network (ASCnet), has joined the... full story

PIA National CEO Brevik Named One of Top 100 Most Powerful People in the Insurance Industry

(1/10/2005) WASHINGTON, January 10, 2005 - Leonard C. Brevik, executive vice president and CEO of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has been n... full story