Volume 3 Number 32
August 7, 2006

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PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE REFORM COMMITTEE TO HOLD INAUGURAL MEETING

The Property and Casualty Insurance Reform Committee will hold an organizational meeting on August 8th in Tallahassee.
Chaired by Lt. Governor Toni Jennings, the Committee will make recommendations to the Governor, President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives regarding insurance issues in Florida. As the first meeting is organizational, no public testimony will be heard. Future meetings will offer opportunities for residents across Florida to provide input and comments to the committee. For more information, please visit www.myflorida.com.

The event will take place from 10:00 a.m. till 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2006, in Room 412 of the Knott Building at 111 West St. Augustine Street in Tallahassee.

Governor Jeb Bush appointed the following citizens to the Property and Casualty Insurance Reform Committee:

Lieutenant Governor Toni Jennings, of Tallahassee, appointed as Chair, for a term beginning July 26, 2006 and ending May 15, 2007. 

Senator JD Alexander, of Lake Wales, appointed for a term beginning July 26, 2006 and ending May 15, 2007.

Lee Arnold, of Clearwater, chief executive officer with Colliers Arnold International, appointed for a term beginning July 26, 2006 and ending May 15, 2007.

Representative Donald Brown, of DeFuniak Springs, appointed for a term beginning July 26, 2006 and ending May 15, 2007.

Leslie Chapman-Henderson, of Tallahassee, president, Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, appointed for a term beginning July 26, 2006 and ending May 15, 2007.

Joseph Collins, of Jacksonville, chief executive officer and owner, Collins Group, Inc., appointed for a term beginning July 26, 2006 and ending May 15, 2007.

Manuel de Zarraga, of Coral Gables, executive managing director, Holliday, Fenoglio Fowler, LLP, appointed for a term beginning July 26, 2006 and ending May 15, 2007.

Robert Helms, of Jacksonville, Florida chief executive officer, Wachovia, appointed for a term beginning July 26, 2006 and ending May 15, 2007.

Frank Kowalski, of Palmetto Bay, president and chief executive officer, Koski & Co., Inc., appointed for a term beginning July 26, 2006 and ending May 15, 2007.

A.D. “Sandy” MacKinnon, of Tampa, chief executive officer and owner, Yale Lift Trucks of Florida and Georgia, appointed for a term beginning July 26, 2006 and ending May 15, 2007.

Bill Montford, of Tallahassee, chief executive officer, Florida Association of District School Superintendents, appointed for a term beginning July 26, 2006 and ending May 15, 2007.

Representative Dennis Ross, of Lakeland, appointed for a term beginning July 26, 2006 and ending May 15, 2007.

Larry Schultz, of Rockledge, Mayor, City of Rockledge, appointed for a term beginning July 26, 2006 and ending May 15, 2007.

Linda Shelly, of Tallahassee, shareholder, Fowler, White, Boggs, Banker, appointed for a term beginning July 26, 2006 and ending May 15, 2007.

Barbara Weese, of Leesburg, retired, appointed for a term beginning July 26, 2006 and ending May 15, 2007.

Additionally, Governor Bush will appoint insurance industry representatives to a technical advisory council to serve as a resource to the Property and Casualty Insurance Reform Committee by providing expertise on industry related matters.