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Message from the Leadership Team

The Vermont Young Agents Committee is dedicated to networking and promoting the value of young professionals in the insurance industry.  Our leadership committee works to grow our network of future Vermont business leaders by learning together and promoting the benefits of a career in insurance!

YAC Subcommittees

VIAA Convention Subcommittee
The VIAA Convention Sub Committee is tasked to organize and set up the young agent sponsored events at the annual VIAA Convention. The group is expected to provide ideas, brainstorm and implement successful plans for the YAC sponsored events. The lead member will set up periodic meetings with subcommittee group and report back to Leadership Team. (8 people)

VIAA Convention Chair:

Sara Berry, AAI – Hickok & Boardman
sberry@hbinsurance.com

VIAA Convention Co-Chair:

Katie Andrews, CPIA -The Richards Group
kandrews@therichardsgrp.com


Awards/Young Agent Leadership Institute
The Awards/YALI Sub Committee will be comprised of all young agents planning on attending the National Young Agents Leadership Institute. This group will meet periodically to discuss the trip that occurs in the fall and determine which national awards the VT Young Agents wish to pursue. Each member of the subcommittee is expected to contribute to the award essay submissions through developing, proofing and submitting all essays before deadline. (6-8 people)

Legislative Sub Committee
The Legislation Sub Committee will be comprised of all young agents planning on attending the Big I Legislation Conference in Washington D.C. The Legislative Coordinator will lead this subcommittee group and meet regularly to discuss the trip as well as pertinent state and federal legislative affairs. The subcommittee will also work to enhance educational opportunities and promote Insure Pac. (6 people)

Legislative Committee Chair:

Aislyn Allen, AAI, CISR,
Kinney Insurance Agency
Aislyn@kinneyins.com



Community Outreach/InVest
The Community Outreach Sub Committee is tasked to attract new talent to the insurance industry throughout the state. In order to accomplish this, the group should consider various events such as college fairs, career fairs and other opportunities. Expectations include setting up booths and visiting colleges and visiting high schools and/or tech programs in Vermont giving presentations about the industry. This group should also incorporate InVest into their outreach efforts. (5-7 people)

InVest Chair: 
Stefanie Eichler, CRIS, CLCS,
NFP
Stefanie.Eichler@nfp.com


Make-A-Wish
The Make-A-Wish Sub Committee is set up to promote and implement a successful Make-A-Wish campaign on behalf of the Vermont Young Agent Committee. Members will advertise and promote the event to ensure the YAC Group has a successful contribution and turn out at the events. One expectation of the subcommittee is to create a team to walk as VT YACs during the Make-A-Wish walk. (3 people)

Make-A-Wish Chair:
Aislyn Allen, AAI, CISR,
Kinney Insurance Agency
Aislyn@kinneyins.com


 

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