Awards and Recognition

Join us on Friday evening to celebrate the winners of the 2018 International IAIP Awards. We know how much celebrating each other is important to the camaraderie and spirit of IAIP.  That’s why, new for 2018, we will be hosting the Awards Reception at 5:00pm so you can celebrate with at your Regional Dinners immediately following the presentation. 

Congratulations to the distinguished nominees 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.

2017 Recipient: Lori Boen, AIC, AIM, SCLA
Continental Western Insurance Company
Region V

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.

2017 Recipient: Jodi L. Tjeerdsma, AAI, AFSB, AIC, AIM, AIS, ARM, AU, CIC, CPCU, CPIW, CRIS, CRM, DAE, RPLU, SCLA
Holmes, Murphy and Associates, LLC
Region V

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.

2017 Recipient: Geraldine Parhm, LUTCF, CPIW
Parhm and Associates
Region IV

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.

2017 Recipient: Alison Holmes, AIS, AINS, CISR, CPIW, DAE, CLP
ICW Group Insurance Companies
Region VII

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.

2017 Recipient: Sharyn M. Clark, AU, CPIW
Travelers Insurance Co.
Region II

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.

2017 Recipient: Cathi L. Marx, ALCM, COSS, CHS-V, COSM
Aspen Risk Management Group
Region VII

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.

2017 Recipient: Helen Jang, CLP
Dealey, Renton & Associates
Region VII

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.

2017 Recipient: Leslie A. McClure, AAI, CPIW, PIAM, CLP, CLCS, CPII, ACSRC, DAE
Turner, Wood & Smith Insurance Agency
Region III

Recognition

We will 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