Lisle, Ill., Sept. 3, 2014--Two staff leaders of the American Association of Insurance Services (AAIS) will be speaking at insurance industry meetings in September.
AAIS is a national insurance advisory organizations that develops policy forms and rating information used by more than 700 property/casualty insurers throughout the U.S.
Pam Nykaza, AAIS product manager for farm and agribusiness, will address the 2014 annual convention of the Wisconsin Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (WAMIC), Sept. 7-9 in Appleton, Wis. At the meeting, she will be presenting two sessions on the evolution of agriculture and the resulting implications for insurers.
Pam joined AAIS's farm and agribusiness team in 2013 after several years as a senior product development specialist. In that role she was the principal developer of the revised AAIS watercraft programs and several classes of inland marine insurance.
Before coming to AAIS in 2007, Pam worked in claims management for American Family Insurance, and in product development, project management, and compliance functions at Allstate Insurance. She holds insurance designations as a Senior Claim Law Associate (SCLA) and Agribusiness and Farm Insurance Specialist (AFIS).
Robin Westcott, AAIS vice president of government affairs, will be appearing as part of a panel describing "The Role of Advisory/Rating Organizations," scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 17. at the 2014 Annual Conference of the Association of Insurance Compliance Professionals (AICP) in Phoenix, Ariz.
Before joining AAIS in 2013, Robin, an attorney, spent more than 19 years in insurance-related regulatory positions in Florida, most recently as the state’s consumer insurance advocate. In that role, Robin was instrumental in developing and implementing the state's "Homeowners Claims Bill of Rights," among other things. In 2013, she was named "Insurance Woman of the Year" by the Florida Latin American Insurance Agents Association.
In her current role with AAIS, Robin oversees AAIS's product compliance operations and consults with state insurance departments about the practical implications of regulatory initiatives.