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PIA National Board Endorses Creation of Public-Private Natural Catastrophe Fund

(9/11/2005) Portland, Ore., September 11, 2005 - The board of directors of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has voted unanimously to... full story

PIA National Board Votes $100,000 to Assist Gulf States Affiliates in Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts

(9/11/2005) Portland, Ore., September 11, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has voted unanimously to provide up to $100,000 in... full story

PIA Names Zurich Small Business Recipient of 2005 PIA National Company Award of Excellence

(9/10/2005) Leslie S. Welker, Executive State Agent,Zurich Small Business, accepts the 2005PIA National Company Award ofExcellence on behalf of Zurich. Theprestigious award... full story

PIA Names Dyson Massengill of Grange Insurance 2005 PIA National Company Representative of the Year

(9/10/2005) Dyson Massengill, CIC, was named the 2005 PIANational Company Representative of the Yearin Portland, Oregon on September 10, 2005.Dyson is the Senior Territory ... full story

PIA Issues Call to Its Members to Provide Housing Assistance to Displaced Insurance Agents

(9/02/2005) WASHINGTON, September 2, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has issued a call to members of the association from across... full story

PIA Names Kellie Bray Head of Federal Affairs

(8/25/2005) WASHINGTON, August 25, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has named Kellie Bray to head its federal affairs efforts as Assistant V... full story

PIA Insurance Technology Coalition Examines the Data Security/Identity Theft Issue on Capitol Hill

(7/20/2005) WASHINGTON, July 20, 2005 - Participants attending a special meeting of the PIA Insurance Technology Coalition (ITC) on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. July 19.... full story

PIA Appoints Communications Staffer

(7/15/2005) WASHINGTON, July 15, 2005 - Luis Torres has joined the staff of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) as a communications assistant in... full story

PIA's Brevik Thanks President Bush for TRIA Support in Urging Congressional Renewal

(7/13/2005) WASHINGTON, July 13, 2005 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has thanked President Bush for the recent efforts of Treasury... full story

PIA Urges Congress to Renew Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

(7/13/2005) WASHINGTON, July 13, 2005 - As Congress begins a new round of hearings, the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents provided lawmakers and... full story

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