• Legislative and Regulatory Advocacy Council

    Charge

    • Review insurance industry trends, and regulatory, legal, operational, and administrative issues that impact insurance agents, agencies, and markets.
    • Recommend to the FAIA Board proposed legislation, rulemaking, or regulatory action to eliminate adverse impacts or to promote beneficial impacts to insurance agents, agencies, and markets. Vigorously oppose any legislation or regulation detrimental to the interests of insurance agents, agencies, and markets
    • These actions should be both on a state level and a federal level, as directed by the FAIA Board, keeping in mind the mission of FAIA which is to serve the needs of Florida insurance agents and consumers by promoting a healthy and competitive insurance environment.
    • Encourage and inform FAIA members, including the Young Agents Council and local boards, on responsible political involvement, which specifically includes the need for participation in IMPACT, FAIAPAC, and InsurPac. Council members agree to participate in FAIA's and IIABA's political action commitees

    Patty Templeton-Jones
    Chairman
    Wright National Flood Insurance Company
    Vincent Charles Stazzone
    Vice Chairman
    Williams & Stazzone Insurance Agency, Inc.
    Mrs. Jennifer Ashton
    Member
    Frontline Insurance
    Christopher Paul August
    Member
    Prepared Insurance Company
    C. Ben Bates, Jr.
    Member
    Bates & Hewett, Inc. dba Bates Hewett & Floyd Insurance Agency
    Christine Billington, CIC, ACSR, AAI
    Member
    Rogers, Gunter, Vaughn Insurance, Inc.
    Steve Blackford
    Member
    Blackford All Lines
    Raymond M. Blacklidge
    Member
    T.J. Jerger MGA, LLC
    Tamara Sue Broyles, AIAM
    Member
    Norco Holdings, Inc. dba Norton Insurance of Florida, Inc.
    Steven M. Clein
    Member
    C & C Insurance, Inc.
    Shay Conyers
    Member
    CNA
    Tiffany Janine Cooper
    Member
    Prepared Insurance Company
    Dirk D. De Jong
    Member
    Frank H. Furman, Inc.
    Robert K. deViere
    Member
    ICW Group Insurance Companies
    Donald E. Dresback, AAI, ARM, CPCU
    Member
    The Beacon Group, Inc.
    Cynthia W. Fletcher
    Member
    Alley Rehbaum & Capes Assurance, Inc.
    Stephen Garrett Floyd, AIP
    Member
    NIA FL LLC dba Niceville Insurance Agency
    Craig Shane Fox
    Member
    The Plastridge Agency, Inc.
    Mr. Ronald Gabor
    Member
    Gabor Insurance Services, Inc.
    Mr. John L. Gardner, AAI
    Member
    Lee County Insurance Agency, Inc.
    Sheila F. Gaylor
    Member
    Bill & Sheila Gaylor Insurance Professionals, P.A.
    Roy Joseph Geilen, Jr., CIC, API, AIS, AINS
    Member
    Safepoint Insurance
    Ryan Gilway
    Member
    Greene Hazel Insurance Group, a Division of HUB International Florida
    Bill D. Gunter
    Member
    Rogers, Gunter, Vaughn Insurance, Inc.
    John W. Hancock
    Member
    Brown Insurance Services, LLC
    Laura Howell Johnson, CLCS
    Member
    Heacock Insurance Group, Inc.
    Adam R. Jonas
    Member
    Gulf Coast Executive Insurance, LLC
    Jason David Michael Levine
    Member
    TGG Financial Services, Inc. dba Harry Levine Insurance Agency
    Robert S. Ludwig, AIC
    Member
    Insurance Nerds of FL
    Paula S. Michael, PIAM, CPSR, CPIA.CII
    Member
    Harr & Associates Insurance, Inc.
    Daniel Brian Odess
    Member
    Adams & Odess Risk Advisors, Inc.
    Ted R. Ostrander, AAI, CIC
    Member
    Lassiter-Ware Insurance
    John Robert Pisula
    Member
    C & C Insurance, Inc.
    Steve E. Poole
    Member
    Carlock & Associates Insurance, Inc.
    Gregory John Riordan
    Member
    C & C Insurance, Inc.
    Samuel B. Rogers, Jr., CPCU
    Member
    Rogers, Gunter, Vaughn Insurance, Inc.
    Robert K. Rollins, Jr., CPCU, AAI
    Member
    The Beacon Group, Inc.
    Alicia Lynn Rosier, CLCS
    Member
    Rosier Insurance
    Reid W. Rushing, AAI
    Member
    Rushing Insurance, LLC dba Beck Partners Insurance
    Jeffrey M. Schlitt, CPCU, CFP
    Member
    Schlitt Insurance Services, Inc.
    Robert W. Schlitt, Jr., CFP
    Member
    Schlitt Insurance Services, Inc.
    Bryan Swicicki, CIC
    Member
    Todd Associates South, LLC
    Jeff T. Thompson
    Member
    Omega Insurance Solutions
    Sean Tobe
    Member
    Brown & Brown of Florida, Inc.
    Gary Kevin Vaughn
    Member
    Rogers, Gunter, Vaughn Insurance, Inc.
    Jan Marie Weatherhead
    Member
    Southernmost Insurance Agency, Inc.
    Cynthia M. Webster
    Member
    Jack Rice Insurance, LLC
    Christopher W. Heidrick, CPCU, CFP, ANFI
    Director Liaison
    Heidrick & Company Insurance and Risk Management Services
    Laura B. Pearce, AAI, Esq.
    Staff Coordinator
    Florida Association of Insurance Agents
    Kyle Ulrich, CAE
    Staff Coordinator
    Florida Association of Insurance Agents