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PIA National Officers for 2010-2011 Installed

Traverse City, MI, Friday, October 8, 2010 - The new national officers of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) were installed...
October 8, 2010

Traverse City, MI, Friday, October 8, 2010  - The new national officers of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) were installed during the group's October 3, 2010 Board of Directors meeting held in Traverse City, Michigan. Each of the officers serves one-year terms that began on that date and extends through September 30, 2011.

Fred Thomas, CIC, of Stevensville, Montana became President; Thomas C. Adderhold, CIC, of Duluth, Georgia became President-elect; Andrew C. Harris, CIC, CPCU, CRM, ARM, AIS, of Millstone Township, New Jersey became Vice President/Treasurer; John G. Lee, CIC, CPIA, LUTC, of Fredericksburg, Virginia became Secretary/Assistant Treasurer; and Jon D. Spalding of Perry, Michigan becomes Immediate Past President.

"PIA is at the forefront of the issues that affect our members and their clients every day," said Thomas. "PIA's commitment to advocacy will continue unabated. Our association supports state regulation of insurance and opposes federal encroachment. We advocate both for agents and for small business on Capitol Hill, to protect and defend the livelihoods of our members. We partner with our carriers to improve the agent-company relationship. In addition, PIA must continue to develop innovative products and services that generate revenue for our members and our affiliates - that's a win-win for all of us."

Founded in 1931, PIA is a national trade association that represents member insurance agents and their employees who sell and service all kinds of insurance, but specialize in coverage of automobiles, homes and businesses. PIA members are Local Agents Serving Main Street America SM. PIA's web address is


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