Awards and Recognition

Join us on Friday evening to celebrate the winners of the 2018 international awards. Before joining your regions for dinner, attend the Awards Reception at 5:00pm. The distinguished nominees will be announced at the Regional Conferences in their respective regions.

Claims Professional of the Year

An award to recognize the claims professional who has demonstrated superior knowledge of the claims field, experienced professional advancement through educational pursuits, demonstrated leadership in the field, and is an active participant in IAIP activities.

2016 Recipient: Diane Fowler Martell, FCLS, CIIP
Region II

Client Service Professional of the Year

An award to recognize members whose primary responsibility is in a service capacity with internal and/or external customers.

2016 Recipient: Michele L. Morgan, CPCU, AIC, AIS, AINS, DAE, CIIP
Region I

Confidence While Communicating (CWC) Speak-Off 

A competition to recognize the best speaker completing the CWC educational program. CWC is designed to teach the skills necessary to prepare and deliver oral presentations.

2016 Recipient: Carol McManus, CISR, CRIS, MLIS, CLP, CIIP 
Region III

Insurance Professional of the Year

An award to recognize an individual who in pursuing a career has contributed to the insurance industry through education, creation of industry alliances, and/or legislative activity.

2016 Recipient: Kathleen M. Bianculli, CIC, CIIP, CLP, DAE, ACS, ASF, CISR
Region IV

Professional Underwriter of the Year

An award to recognize a professional underwriter who has demonstrated superior knowledge of the underwriting field, experienced professional advancement through educational pursuits, demonstrated leadership in the field, and is an active participant in IAIP activities.

2016 Recipient: Paige Denise Stiefel, CIC, MBA, CIIP, CLP
Region III

Risk Management Professional of the Year

An award to recognize a risk management professional who has demonstrated superior knowledge of the risk management field, experienced professional advancement through educational pursuits, demonstrated leadership in the field, and is an active participant in IAIP activities.

2016 Recipient: Mindy Schuett
Region V

Rookie of the Year

An award to recognize the accomplishments of a new member who has made significant contributions to IAIP within the first 24-months of joining the association.

2016 Recipient: Dawn M. Manzano
Region VIII

Young New Professional of the Year

An award to recognize the accomplishments of a new member who has made significant contributions to IAIP after the first 24-months of joining the association. It recognizes participation in association affairs, completion of selected insurance courses and involvement in governmental activities.

2016 Recipient: Jennifer Kubiak, AIS, AINS, ACS, CIIP, DAE, CLP
Region I

Recognition

Recognize our members, leaders, scholarship recipients and new designees at the Recognition Luncheon on Saturday, June 9.

Scholarships to be awarded…

  • National Alliance
  • The Institutes
  • IRMI
  • NAIW Legacy Foundation