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The Volunteer Committees of Applied Client Network



Board of Directors
Applied Client Network Board members are elected by the membership to serve a 3 year term. They are selected via a nominations process from the entire membership at large. The Applied Client Network officers (Chair, Vice Chair, Past Chair, Secretary & Treasurer) are appointed by the Board from the pool of elected directors which can become almost a seven year commitment to the organization.

Chris Gory, Insurance Portfolio, Inc. (Toronto, ON) -- Chairperson
Edgar Higgins, Jr., CPCU, Thousand Islands Agency (Clayton, NY) -- Vice Chair
Mr. John Warn, Rue Insurance (Trenton, NJ) -- Treasurer
Leslie Lacroix, CRM, CAIB, Southland Insurance Service Inc (Windsor, ON) -- Past Chairman
Theresa Clayton, RiskSOURCE® Clark-Theders (Cincinnati, OH) -- Director
Tommy Dies, Bryan Insurance Agency (Graham, TX) -- Director
Geoff Dunn, Dan Lawrie Insurance Brokers (Hamilton, ON) -- Director
Helen Edwards, CPCU, AINS, Glatfelter Insurance Group (York, PA) -- Director
Alan Harkabus, A. B. Gile, Inc. (Hanover, NH) -- Director
Kerrie Koestner, Farrell Backlund Ins Agcy Inc (Taunton, MA) -- Director
Leah Purmort-Treece, Purmort Brothers Insurance Agency (Van Wert, OH) -- Director
Greg A Trimble, Trimble Insurance Agency Inc (Delaware, OH) -- Director
Barbara Flanigan, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network CEO
Jason Friske, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison

Canada Interface Committee
Work with Applied Systems and CSIO in promoting the increased utilization of both upload and download. Participate in review of enhancements identified as Interface.

Dianna George, HUB International Ontario Limited (Leamington, ON) -- Chairperson
Chris Gory, Insurance Portfolio, Inc. (Toronto, ON) -- Board Liaison
Edgar Higgins, Jr., CPCU, Thousand Islands Agency (Clayton, NY) -- Board Liaison
Leslie Lacroix, CRM, CAIB, Southland Insurance Service Inc (Windsor, ON) -- Board Liaison
Leah Purmort-Treece, Purmort Brothers Insurance Agency (Van Wert, OH) -- Board Liaison
Aaron Rich, Everett B Rich Agency Inc (Lyme Center, NH) -- Board Liaison
Geoff Dunn, Dan Lawrie Insurance Brokers (Hamilton, ON) -- Committee Member
Nancy Hepinstall, MacDonald Chisholm Trask (Kentville, NS) -- Committee Member
Laura Hill, Marsh Canada (Toronto, ON) -- Committee Member
Rodney Munro, FCIP, AA Munro Insurance Agencies Ltd (Whycocomagh, NS) -- Committee Member
Lisa Nicol-Kerr, VP Administration &, Nicol Insurance Inc. (Owen Sound, ON) -- Committee Member
Hanna Ogle, CIC, Watkins Insurance Group (Austin, TX) -- Committee Member
Angelyn S. Treutel Zeringue, CPA, SouthGroup Insurance-Gulf Coast (Bay Saint Louis, MS) -- Committee Member
Bonnie Two Bears, CIC, InterWest Insurance Services (Sacramento, CA) -- Committee Member
Bill Ahearn, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Applied Systems Liaison
Carol Ambrose, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Applied Systems Liaison
Bart Bailey, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Applied Systems Liaison
Jim Baney, IVANS (Stamford, CT) -- Applied Systems Liaison
Vanessa Brown, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Applied Systems Liaison
Doug Johnston, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Applied Systems Liaison
Irv Kantar, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Applied Systems Liaison
Shannon Richardson, IVANS (Cincinnati, OH) -- Applied Systems Liaison
Dave Willey, Carrier Relations, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Applied Systems Liaison
Lynn A. Walsh, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison

Chapters Committee
COMMITTEE MISSION:
The Chapters Committee is charged with the overall mission to foster the development and maintenance of strong affiliated local chapters throughout the US, Canada, and the UK.
COMMITTEE PURPOSE:
  1. 1. Promoting and encouraging the development of leadership at the local chapter level
  2. 2. Encouraging the communication of chapter-related information from the national organization to the local chapters and among the local chapters themselves
  3. 3. Monitoring development of chapters and acting as an intermediary for chapters-in-need
  4. 4. Coordinating activities with other Applied Client Network committees as deemed necessary from time to time.
  5. 5. Assist chapters in re-aligning By-Laws to coincide with changes to National Board.


Amber Bosma, CIC, CISR, Prins Insurance Inc (Sanborn, IA) -- Chairperson
Kelly Scheib, CISR, Commercial Ins Assoc Inc (Brentwood, TN) -- Vice Chair
Kerrie Koestner, Farrell Backlund Ins Agcy Inc (Taunton, MA) -- Board Liaison
Deb Alt, Ansay & Associates, LLC (Port Washington, WI) -- Committee Member
David Amann, Finance Insurance Ltd (Honolulu, HI) -- Committee Member
Sandi Ashley, Arthur J Gallagher Corporate Office (Itasca, IL) -- Committee Member
Dawn Augustine, Teague Insurance Agency Inc (La Mesa, CA) -- Committee Member
Laura Bankos Kury, Collens-Wagner Agency Inc (York, PA) -- Committee Member
Jeanne Beck, Ryan & Ryan Ins Brokers, Inc (Kingston, NY) -- Committee Member
Sara Bradshaw Ray, CIC, The Burrows Agency (Claremore, OK) -- Committee Member
Stacy Breithaupt, Wheat & Associates Ins Inc (Spokane, WA) -- Committee Member
Renee Bronson, HUB International Florida (Clearwater, FL) -- Committee Member
Cindi Cavallaro, AAI, CPIW, Earl Bacon Agency, Inc. (Tallahassee, FL) -- Committee Member
Matt Cranney, M3 Insurance Solutions, Inc. (Madison, WI) -- Committee Member
Lynne Desrochers, Hardenbergh Insurance Agy (Marlton, NJ) -- Committee Member
Gene Foraker, CPCU, Gates-Foraker Ins Agency Inc (Norton, OH) -- Committee Member
Toni Forte, Cline Wood Agency Inc (Leawood, KS) -- Committee Member
John Gage, Knight Crockett Miller Ins (Toledo, OH) -- Committee Member
Dianna George, HUB International Ontario Limited (Leamington, ON) -- Committee Member
Nadeen Gleason, Allied Ins Agcy (Bow, NH) -- Committee Member
Rossio Goodno, The McLaughlin Company (Rockville, MD) -- Committee Member
Robert L. Hauser, Hauser Agency Inc (Mount Pleasant, PA) -- Committee Member
Merri Chris Hawker, MidWestOne Insurance Serv, Inc (Oskaloosa, IA) -- Committee Member
Sharon Headlee, CIC, CRM, Celedinas Insurance Group (Palm Beach Gardens, FL) -- Committee Member
Laura Hill, Marsh Canada (Toronto, ON) -- Committee Member
Debra Hoffman, CIC, CPIW, Watson Insurance Agency (Gastonia, NC) -- Committee Member
Randy Hutts, Forrest Sherer Inc (Terre Haute, IN) -- Committee Member
Roberta Illert, Yavitz Insurance Group (Town & Country, MO) -- Committee Member
Jan Johnson, TCI Insurance (West Fargo, ND) -- Committee Member
Sallie Knighten, Cummins Insurance Agency Inc (Orangevale, CA) -- Committee Member
Autumn Lamb, Andrew Johnson Ins Services Inc (Greeneville, TN) -- Committee Member
Mark Lisko, Insurance Planning Assoc LLP (Omaha, NE) -- Committee Member
Teresa Lytle, IT, Lamb, Little & Co. (Schaumburg, IL) -- Committee Member
Kevin MacDonald, Systems Administrato, McSweeney & Ricci Ins Agy Inc (Braintree, MA) -- Committee Member
Bob McIntyre, Burns Insurance Agency Inc. (Burns, WY) -- Committee Member
Wendy J Mills, SILA-A, AAI, Medical Society of VA Insurance Agency (Richmond, VA) -- Committee Member
Karla J. Myers, CIC, CWCA, CISR, FIFS, LLC Dba/Franconia Insurance & Financial Services (Telford, PA) -- Committee Member
Hanna Ogle, CIC, Watkins Insurance Group (Austin, TX) -- Committee Member
Keith Oufnac, CISSP, MCSE, CNE,, Eustis Insurance Inc (Metairie, LA) -- Committee Member
Joyce Pascarella, Central Insurance Agency (Osceola, WI) -- Committee Member
Collin Passman, B&B Coverage LLC (Valley Stream, NY) -- Committee Member
Margarethe Patnella, ET Clauss & Co Inc (Buffalo, NY) -- Committee Member
Debra A Rankin, CIC, Dacotah Bank, Dba Dacotah Insurance (Aberdeen, SD) -- Committee Member
Rob Reckard, Hart Insurance Inc (Grants Pass, OR) -- Committee Member
Kimberley Roman, CIC, The Heffernan Group (Walnut Creek, CA) -- Committee Member
Billi-Jo Sheehan, Bouvier Beckwith & Lennox Inc (West Hartford, CT) -- Committee Member
Mrs. Patty Sheets, Haughn & Associates (Dublin, OH) -- Committee Member
Marlene Shepherd, CPIA, Snyder Insurance Agency (Bloomington, IL) -- Committee Member
Kathryn Stjernstrom, CISR, Shorepoint Ins Svcs (Costa Mesa, CA) -- Committee Member
Keith Thomas, Director of IT, Sterling G. Thompson Insurance (Louisville, KY) -- Committee Member
Kelli Till, Turner Insurance & Bonding Co (Montgomery, AL) -- Committee Member
Matt Trevino, Wrangler Insurance Inc. (Paul, ID) -- Committee Member
Betty L. Uber, Manager/IT, Daniels/Nicolson Ins Agency (Phoenix, AZ) -- Committee Member
Tammy Volock, Clark Insurance (Portland, ME) -- Committee Member
Tracy Ward, Seven Hills Ins Agcy (Cincinnati, OH) -- Committee Member
Chris Widenmaier, CAIB, SeaFirst Insurance Brokers (Brentwood Bay, BC) -- Committee Member
Emily Wilmot, PHR, Korthase Flinn Ins & Financial Svc (Boyne City, MI) -- Committee Member
Ms. Dawn Wyman, BA, FCIP, CRM, Lloyd Sadd Ins Brokers Ltd (Edmonton, AB) -- Committee Member
Debbie Curtis, CME, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison
Anne Czeropski, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison

Communications & Marketing Committee
COMMITTEE MISSION:
The Communications committee exists to implement the communication strategy developed by Applied Client Network and the Board of Directors to spread the message of Applied Client Network to all members and the communities in which Applied Client Network works.


Clint Nesmith, Thomas & Farr Agency Inc (Monroe, LA) -- Chairperson
Dawn Augustine, Teague Insurance Agency Inc (La Mesa, CA) -- Vice Chair
Teresa Lytle, IT, Lamb, Little & Co. (Schaumburg, IL) -- Committee Member
Collin Passman, B&B Coverage LLC (Valley Stream, NY) -- Committee Member
Michelle Somberg, Nielson Hoover & Company Inc (Miami Lakes, FL) -- Committee Member
Becky Stavast, Bulkley Valley Ins Services Ltd (Smithers, BC) -- Committee Member
Tina Nerad, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison

Core Chapters Committee
COMMITTEE MISSION:
The CCC was created as a sub-committee of the Chapters Committee to enhance the communication between the Applied Client Network operating committees and the chapter leaders. Members of the Chapters Committee volunteered to be chapter representatives to each of the other committees with the purpose of serving as the voice of the chapters and the conduit for information back to the chapter leaders and the Chapters Committee.

Amber Bosma, CIC, CISR, Prins Insurance Inc (Sanborn, IA) -- Chairperson
Kelly Scheib, CISR, Commercial Ins Assoc Inc (Brentwood, TN) -- Co-Chair
Kerrie Koestner, Farrell Backlund Ins Agcy Inc (Taunton, MA) -- Board Liaison
Dawn Augustine, Teague Insurance Agency Inc (La Mesa, CA) -- Committee Member
Renee Bronson, HUB International Florida (Clearwater, FL) -- Committee Member
Toni Forte, Cline Wood Agency Inc (Leawood, KS) -- Committee Member
Laura Hill, Marsh Canada (Toronto, ON) -- Committee Member
Debra Hoffman, CIC, CPIW, Watson Insurance Agency (Gastonia, NC) -- Committee Member
Roberta Illert, Yavitz Insurance Group (Town & Country, MO) -- Committee Member
Teresa Lytle, IT, Lamb, Little & Co. (Schaumburg, IL) -- Committee Member
Kevin MacDonald, Systems Administrato, McSweeney & Ricci Ins Agy Inc (Braintree, MA) -- Committee Member
Tara J. Scheffelmaer, Wyoming Financial Insurance (Casper, WY) -- Committee Member
Emily Wilmot, PHR, Korthase Flinn Ins & Financial Svc (Boyne City, MI) -- Committee Member
Jessica Kunkel, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Applied Systems Liaison
Debbie Curtis, CME, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison
Anne Czeropski, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison
Bailey A. Slechta, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison

Download Committee
COMMITTEE MISSION
Download Committee: Supports the Industry Download Campaign and works to identify and remedy specific download issues as they relate to Applied systems, including identifying additional carrier partners, providing education sessions, and remaining involved in industry initiatives.


Casey Hearring, Schultheis Insurance Agency Inc. (Evansville, IN) -- Chairperson
Geoff Dunn, Dan Lawrie Insurance Brokers (Hamilton, ON) -- Board Liaison
Edgar Higgins, Jr., CPCU, Thousand Islands Agency (Clayton, NY) -- Board Liaison
Aaron Rich, Everett B Rich Agency Inc (Lyme Center, NH) -- Board Liaison
Bill Ahearn, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Committee Member
Deb Alt, Ansay & Associates, LLC (Port Washington, WI) -- Committee Member
Carol Ambrose, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Committee Member
Bart Bailey, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Committee Member
Jim Baney, IVANS (Stamford, CT) -- Committee Member
Rachael Bassett, John M Glover Agency (Norwalk, CT) -- Committee Member
Vanessa Brown, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Committee Member
Teri Cote, TrueNorth Companies (Cedar Rapids, IA) -- Committee Member
Ms. Sabrina Cunningham, IT Technician, The Wiseman Agency, Inc. (Gallipolis, OH) -- Committee Member
Dianna George, HUB International Ontario Limited (Leamington, ON) -- Committee Member
Ann Marie Gilbert, Peter M Bakker Agency Inc (Avon, CT) -- Committee Member
Mark Harrison, ACE, NBT-Mang Insurance Agency (Norwich, NY) -- Committee Member
Debra Hoffman, CIC, CPIW, Watson Insurance Agency (Gastonia, NC) -- Committee Member
Christine Horne, Bankers Insurance, LLC (Staunton, VA) -- Committee Member
Irv Kantar, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Committee Member
Erin Odell, CISR,CIC, Odell Insurance Agency (Bradford, VT) -- Committee Member
Hanna Ogle, CIC, Watkins Insurance Group (Austin, TX) -- Committee Member
Jami R. Ortegren, CISR, Ellerbrock-Norris Insurance (Hastings, NE) -- Committee Member
Lisa Parry Becker, William B Parry & Son Ltd (Langhorne, PA) -- Committee Member
Tara Philbin, Philbin Insurance Group (Lynnfield, MA) -- Committee Member
Marlene Polino, M & T Insurance Agency, Inc. (Buffalo, NY) -- Committee Member
Shannon Richardson, IVANS (Cincinnati, OH) -- Committee Member
Angelyn S. Treutel Zeringue, CPA, SouthGroup Insurance-Gulf Coast (Bay Saint Louis, MS) -- Committee Member
Cyndi Tullos, SouthGroup Insurance & Financial Services LLC (Ridgeland, MS) -- Committee Member
Bonnie Two Bears, CIC, InterWest Insurance Services (Sacramento, CA) -- Committee Member
Robin Walker, Peter M Bakker Agency Inc (Norwalk, CT) -- Committee Member
Tanya Wyatt, System Admin/Cml CSR, Barnard Insurance Agency LLP (Wichita Falls, TX) -- Committee Member
Lynn A. Walsh, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison

Dues Structure Task Force
Study, recommend and establish a consistent dues structure.

Leslie Lacroix, CRM, CAIB, Southland Insurance Service Inc (Windsor, ON) -- Board Liaison
Chris Gory, Insurance Portfolio, Inc. (Toronto, ON) -- Committee Member
Edgar Higgins, Jr., CPCU, Thousand Islands Agency (Clayton, NY) -- Committee Member
Debbie Curtis, CME, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison
Jason Friske, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison

Education Committee
COMMITTEE MISSION:
The Education Committee promotes dynamic continuing education and knowledge through resources, programs and products that enhance and drive agency/brokerage profitability and value.
COMMITTEE PURPOSE:
  1. 1.To provide direction and subject matter expertise in the development and delivery of quality and timely Applied Client Network education content and materials
  2. 2. To foster collaboration, communication and creativity to ensure Applied Client Network educational offerings and delivery meet the needs and expectations of our members
  3. 3. To foster collaboration, communication and creativity to ensure Applied Client Network volunteer leadership education and training fosters organizational and personal success
  4. 4. To ensure Applied Client Network educational offerings align with and support Applied Client Network strategic initiatives and support and provide measurable results toward strategic initiatives


Sherry Burrell, CPCU, AAI, Grimes Insurance Agency (Duluth, GA) -- Chairperson
Barbara A. Cave, CIC, CRM, Columbian Agency (New Lenox, IL) -- Vice Chair
Theresa Clayton, RiskSOURCE® Clark-Theders (Cincinnati, OH) -- Board Liaison
Leslie Lacroix, CRM, CAIB, Southland Insurance Service Inc (Windsor, ON) -- Board Liaison
Maureen Boeing, CIC, CISR, Maureen Boeing Consulting, LLC (Cincinnati, OH) -- Committee Member
Kim Brate, Denali Alaskan Insurance (Anchorage, AK) -- Committee Member
Debbie Burns, CPCU AAI, Williams Turner & Mathis Inc (Atlanta, GA) -- Committee Member
Lisa Marie Burnside, CIC, CPCU, MOUS, Burnside Dynamics LLC (Forest Lake, MN) -- Committee Member
Sue Good, Alexant Systems Corporation (Alexandria, VA) -- Committee Member
Lisa M. Lacy, Insuramerica of Florida Inc (Jacksonville, FL) -- Committee Member
Karen LeBlanc, Huestis Insurance Group (St. John, NB) -- Committee Member
Wendy J Mills, SILA-A, AAI, Medical Society of VA Insurance Agency (Richmond, VA) -- Committee Member
Marcia Priest, CIC, AB Solutions, Inc. (Cardiff by the Sea, CA) -- Committee Member
Rhonda Talley, CPCU, Brown & Brown of Tennessee (Nashville, TN) -- Committee Member
Elizabeth Willingham, Mallory Agency (Lagrange, GA) -- Committee Member
Renee Bronson, HUB International Florida (Clearwater, FL) -- LC Chapters Committee Liaison
Roberta Illert, Yavitz Insurance Group (Town & Country, MO) -- LC Chapters Committee Liaison
Darcy Waddell, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Applied Systems Liaison
Amy Chambers, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison

Governance Committee
COMMITTEE MISSION:
The Governance Committee is charged with the overall mission to provide guidance to the Applied Client Network Board of Directors and CEO to assure the Applied Client Network’s bylaws protect both the rights of the Applied Client Network membership and the Board’s ability to govern the organization.
COMMITTEE PURPOSE:
  1. Assist the Board in its interpretation of the Association’s Bylaws, policies and procedures.
  2. Conduct periodic reviews of the Bylaws and recommend changes to the Board when needed.
  3. Review governance policies and changes prior to vote by the Board of Directors. Participate in Conference Calls as needed.
  4. Collaborate and communicate with the Applied Client Network Board of Directors and committees to ensure consistent, accurate and open communication channels for advancement of strategic plan initiatives.
  5. Volunteer at Applied Client Network's booth or committee table at Applied Net.


Christine Forbes, The Daniel & Henry Co. (Saint Louis, MO) -- Chairperson
Cheryl Pease, Pease Insurance Agency (Howard City, MI) -- Vice Chair
DeAnna Jarrett, Cummins Insurance Agency Inc (Orangevale, CA) -- Committee Member
Ric V Tucker, CIC, J A Mariano Agency (Rosenhayn, NJ) -- Committee Member
Vicky R Tuten, Kinker-Eveleigh Insurance (Cincinnati, OH) -- Committee Member

Industry Initiatives Committee
COMMITTEE MISSION
Industry Initiatives Committee: Works to identify and remedy specific industry initiatives and issues as they relate to Applied systems, including implementation of third party interfaces, remaining involved in industry initiatives, and working with Canadian counterparts to resolve Applied issues.


Angelyn S. Treutel Zeringue, CPA, SouthGroup Insurance-Gulf Coast (Bay Saint Louis, MS) -- Chairperson
Geoff Dunn, Dan Lawrie Insurance Brokers (Hamilton, ON) -- Board Liaison
Edgar Higgins, Jr., CPCU, Thousand Islands Agency (Clayton, NY) -- Board Liaison
Leah Purmort-Treece, Purmort Brothers Insurance Agency (Van Wert, OH) -- Board Liaison
Aaron Rich, Everett B Rich Agency Inc (Lyme Center, NH) -- Board Liaison
Chad Adams, Assurance Agency LTD (Schaumburg, IL) -- Committee Member
Mona Doyle, Clark Insurance (Portland, ME) -- Committee Member
Dianna George, HUB International Ontario Limited (Leamington, ON) -- Committee Member
Christine Horne, Bankers Insurance, LLC (Staunton, VA) -- Committee Member
Jo Ann Litwin, Litwin Castle & Christ Inc (Orchard Park, NY) -- Committee Member
Kevin MacDonald, Systems Administrato, McSweeney & Ricci Ins Agy Inc (Braintree, MA) -- Committee Member
Lisa Parry Becker, William B Parry & Son Ltd (Langhorne, PA) -- Committee Member
Michele Sweet, Warren G Bender Co. (Roseville, CA) -- Committee Member
Elizabeth Tluchowski, Frenkel & Company (New York, NY) -- Committee Member
Cyndi Tullos, SouthGroup Insurance & Financial Services LLC (Ridgeland, MS) -- Committee Member
Bonnie Two Bears, CIC, InterWest Insurance Services (Sacramento, CA) -- Committee Member
Lynn A. Walsh, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison

Industry Solutions Committee
COMMITTEE PURPOSE:
  1. The Industry Solutions Committee coordinates the resources of Applied Client Network to coordinate and work with future trends and raise awareness. To encourage implementation of technology and workflows that drive positive growth in value and profitability for Applied Client Network agencies/brokerages through education, outreach and advocacy.
  2. 1. Educate Applied Client Network agencies/brokerages regarding the value of available interface transactions, including commission download and commercial lines download.
  3. 2. Serve as a communication and advocacy link for Applied Client Network and the Applied Client Network Board of Directors in fostering and working with other insurance industry organizations (ACT / ACORD)
  4. 3. Collaborate and communicate with Applied Systems to identify interface advocacy opportunities, including download and real-time transactions.
  5. 4. Collaborate and communicate with other Applied Client Network committees to ensure consistent, accurate and open communication channels for advancement toward the strategic plan, (e.g., Interface, Chapters and Education), as deemed necessary from time to time.


Bonnie Two Bears, CIC, InterWest Insurance Services (Sacramento, CA) -- Chairperson
Geoff Dunn, Dan Lawrie Insurance Brokers (Hamilton, ON) -- Board Liaison
Edgar Higgins, Jr., CPCU, Thousand Islands Agency (Clayton, NY) -- Board Liaison
Leah Purmort-Treece, Purmort Brothers Insurance Agency (Van Wert, OH) -- Board Liaison
Aaron Rich, Everett B Rich Agency Inc (Lyme Center, NH) -- Board Liaison
Dianna George, HUB International Ontario Limited (Leamington, ON) -- Committee Member
Mark Harrison, ACE, NBT-Mang Insurance Agency (Norwich, NY) -- Committee Member
Hanna Ogle, CIC, Watkins Insurance Group (Austin, TX) -- Committee Member
Angelyn S. Treutel Zeringue, CPA, SouthGroup Insurance-Gulf Coast (Bay Saint Louis, MS) -- Committee Member
Lynn A. Walsh, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison

LEAD Committee
COMMITTEE MISSION:
The LEAD (Leadership Education, Advancement, and Development) Committee coordinates recruitment, training, assessment, and ongoing recommendations to enhance the quality and viability of current and future association leadership.

Robin Deatherage, CIC, Charles Lunsford Sons & Assoc (Roanoke, VA) -- Chairperson
Kim Favreau, LIA,CRM, CIC, Connell & Curley Ins Agy Inc (Natick, MA) -- Vice Chair
Alan Harkabus, A. B. Gile, Inc. (Hanover, NH) -- Board Liaison
Margaret Black, Allan M Block Agency, Inc. (Tarrytown, NY) -- Committee Member
Amber Bosma, CIC, CISR, Prins Insurance Inc (Sanborn, IA) -- Committee Member
Aurora Burg, CIC, CPCU, Maury Donnelly & Parr (Baltimore, MD) -- Committee Member
Stuart S Durland, AAI, AINS, Seely & Durland, Inc. (Warwick, NY) -- Committee Member
Gene Foraker, CPCU, Gates-Foraker Ins Agency Inc (Norton, OH) -- Committee Member
Jan Johnson, TCI Insurance (West Fargo, ND) -- Committee Member
Leslie Lacroix, CRM, CAIB, Southland Insurance Service Inc (Windsor, ON) -- Committee Member
Lisa Parry Becker, William B Parry & Son Ltd (Langhorne, PA) -- Committee Member
Barbara Flanigan, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network CEO
Debbie Curtis, CME, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison
Tina Nerad, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison

Member Relations Committee
COMMITTEE MISSION:
The Member Relations Committee is charged with the overall mission to foster a strong relationship between Applied Client Network and its members.
COMMITTEE PURPOSE:
  1. 1. Promote the value of membership in Applied Client Network.
  2. 2. Carry out Applied Client Network’s strategic plan for member relations
  3. 3. Encouraging the communication of Member-related information from the national organization to the local Chapters
  4. 4. Coordinating activities with other Applied Client Network committees as deemed necessary from time to time.


Sonia L. Merz, Bokerman Yackee Koesters Ins (Napoleon, OH) -- Chairperson
Jan Johnson, TCI Insurance (West Fargo, ND) -- Vice Chair
Tommy Dies, Bryan Insurance Agency (Graham, TX) -- Board Liaison
Alan Harkabus, A. B. Gile, Inc. (Hanover, NH) -- Board Liaison
Deborah M. Amstutz, SourceOne Group (Fort Wayne, IN) -- Committee Member
Robin Cordell, Hartselle Big LLC (Seminole, FL) -- Committee Member
Judith Dzwigal, Premier Properties LLC Dba Lutgert Ins (Naples, FL) -- Committee Member
Earl H Kelly, III, CIO, Greene-Hazel & Associates (Jacksonville, FL) -- Committee Member
Kirk Morschauser, Ademino & Associates Inc (Kimberly, WI) -- Committee Member
Lucy Weyler, Beneficial Insurance Services (Newtown Square, PA) -- Committee Member
Emily Wilmot, PHR, Korthase Flinn Ins & Financial Svc (Boyne City, MI) -- Committee Member
Michelle Haag, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Applied Systems Liaison
Debbie Curtis, CME, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison
Lynn A. Walsh, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison

Past Presidents Foundation


Mr. Peter T. Anderson, Anderson Musical Instrument Insurance Solutions, LLC (Fort Lauderdale, FL) -- Committee Member
Brian Bartosh, Top O' Michigan Insurance Agy (Alpena, MI) -- Committee Member
Stuart S Durland, AAI, AINS, Seely & Durland, Inc. (Warwick, NY) -- Committee Member
Kim Favreau, LIA,CRM, CIC, Connell & Curley Ins Agy Inc (Natick, MA) -- Committee Member
DeAnna Jarrett, Cummins Insurance Agency Inc (Orangevale, CA) -- Committee Member
Sallie Knighten, Cummins Insurance Agency Inc (Orangevale, CA) -- Committee Member
Rodger Middleton, IT/Part Time Employe, Archway Insurance (Halifax, NS) -- Committee Member
Lisa Parry Becker, William B Parry & Son Ltd (Langhorne, PA) -- Committee Member
Tom Taylor, Jr., Tom Taylor Insurance Brokers (Tacoma, WA) -- Committee Member
Randal E. Teich, Teich Data Services (Austin, TX) -- Committee Member
Vicky R Tuten, Kinker-Eveleigh Insurance (Cincinnati, OH) -- Committee Member

Product Advisory Committee
COMMITTEE MISSION:
The PAC is committed to providing Applied Systems Applied Client Network end user resource for inputs and feedback to ensure continuous advancement in the agency management software applications.
COMMITTEE PURPOSE:
  1. Provide user expertise and application knowledge to Applied Product Management to ensure Applied Client Network member voice is considered in future development, enhancements and product modifications of Applied agency management applications.
  2. Serve as a communication link between the Applied Client Network Board of Directors and Applied Product Managers in product development and strategic mapping discussions and information exchange.
  3. Collaborate and communicate with other Applied Client Network committees to ensure consistent, accurate and open communication channels for advancement toward the strategic plan, (e.g., Interface, Chapters and Education), as deemed necessary from time to time.


Jon J. Woeslaw, Marsh USA (Phoenix, AZ) -- Chairperson
Christine Horne, Bankers Insurance, LLC (Staunton, VA) -- Vice Chair
Edgar Higgins, Jr., CPCU, Thousand Islands Agency (Clayton, NY) -- Board Liaison
Greg A Trimble, Trimble Insurance Agency Inc (Delaware, OH) -- Board Liaison
Jason Friske, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison
Lynn A. Walsh, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison

Product Advisory Sub Committee CSR24
Product Advisory Sub Committee focusing on CSR24.

Jon J. Woeslaw, Marsh USA (Phoenix, AZ) -- Chairperson
Christine Horne, Bankers Insurance, LLC (Staunton, VA) -- Vice Chair
Edgar Higgins, Jr., CPCU, Thousand Islands Agency (Clayton, NY) -- Board Liaison
Greg A Trimble, Trimble Insurance Agency Inc (Delaware, OH) -- Board Liaison
Jill Burrows, TrueNorth Companies (Cedar Rapids, IA) -- Committee Member
Toni Forte, Cline Wood Agency Inc (Leawood, KS) -- Committee Member
Debbie Fuson, Brown & Brown of Tennessee (Nashville, TN) -- Committee Member
John Gage, Knight Crockett Miller Ins (Toledo, OH) -- Committee Member
Merry Koch, RJF Agencies, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN) -- Committee Member
Elizabeth Kordek, CPCU, Assurance Agency LTD (Schaumburg, IL) -- Committee Member
Lisa Nicol-Kerr, VP Administration &, Nicol Insurance Inc. (Owen Sound, ON) -- Committee Member
Cynthia Sineriz, CIC, Lykes Insurance Inc (Fort Myers, FL) -- Committee Member
Tim Sonberg, Wallace Welch & Willingham, Inc (Saint Petersburg, FL) -- Committee Member
Kathie Cox, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Applied Systems Liaison
Lynn A. Walsh, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison

Product Advisory Sub Committee EPIC
Product Advisory Sub Committee focusing on Epic.

Jon J. Woeslaw, Marsh USA (Phoenix, AZ) -- Chairperson
Christine Horne, Bankers Insurance, LLC (Staunton, VA) -- Vice Chair
Edgar Higgins, Jr., CPCU, Thousand Islands Agency (Clayton, NY) -- Board Liaison
Greg A Trimble, Trimble Insurance Agency Inc (Delaware, OH) -- Board Liaison
Laura D Asher, CIC, The Rollins Agency, Inc (Rye Brook, NY) -- Committee Member
Rachael Bassett, John M Glover Agency (Norwalk, CT) -- Committee Member
Julie Boren, Insurance Center Inc (El Dorado, KS) -- Committee Member
Kathy DeGrandchamp, CIC, CoBiz Insurance (Phoenix, AZ) -- Committee Member
Sarah Elliott, GBC Benefits Ltd. (Fort Worth, TX) -- Committee Member
LeAnna Glick, Wellington F Roemer Insurance (Toledo, OH) -- Committee Member
Casey Hearring, Schultheis Insurance Agency Inc. (Evansville, IN) -- Committee Member
Tessa Hewitt, DG & M Agency Inc. (Rochester, NY) -- Committee Member
Diane Jelinek, Nationair (West Chicago, IL) -- Committee Member
Brandy Jimenez, MIV Insurance Services LLC (Saint Helena, CA) -- Committee Member
Greg Marencin, Deland, Gibson Insurance Assoc. (Wellesley Hills, MA) -- Committee Member
Kelli Martin, Thomas Heist Insurance Agency, Inc. (Ocean City, NJ) -- Committee Member
Maria Matarazzo, Owens Group (Englewood Cliffs, NJ) -- Committee Member
Michele Mayes, Van Meter Insurance (Bowling Green, KY) -- Committee Member
Bob McIntyre, Burns Insurance Agency Inc. (Burns, WY) -- Committee Member
April Michaelis, Signature Select, LLC (Wichita, KS) -- Committee Member
Collin Passman, B&B Coverage LLC (Valley Stream, NY) -- Committee Member
Joe L. Pratts, CIC, Hoffman Brown Company (Sherman Oaks, CA) -- Committee Member
Kimberley Roman, CIC, The Heffernan Group (Walnut Creek, CA) -- Committee Member
Kathie Ryan, CISR, AAI, AIS, JW Terrill (Chesterfield, MO) -- Committee Member
Janet Yem, Business Analyst, INSURICA (Oklahoma City, OK) -- Committee Member
Kathie Cox, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Applied Systems Liaison
Lynn A. Walsh, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison

Product Advisory Sub Committee Mobile Producer
Product Advisory Sub Committee focusing on Mobile Producer.

Jon J. Woeslaw, Marsh USA (Phoenix, AZ) -- Chairperson
Alan Harkabus, A. B. Gile, Inc. (Hanover, NH) -- Board Liaison
Dawn Augustine, Teague Insurance Agency Inc (La Mesa, CA) -- Committee Member
Toni Forte, Cline Wood Agency Inc (Leawood, KS) -- Committee Member
Dayton Kilgus, Compass Insurance Partners (Fairbury, IL) -- Committee Member
Ryan Parry, William B Parry & Son Ltd (Langhorne, PA) -- Committee Member
Joe L. Pratts, CIC, Hoffman Brown Company (Sherman Oaks, CA) -- Committee Member
Lynn A. Walsh, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison

Product Advisory Sub Committee TAM
Product Advisory Sub Committee focusing on TAM.

Jon J. Woeslaw, Marsh USA (Phoenix, AZ) -- Chairperson
Christine Horne, Bankers Insurance, LLC (Staunton, VA) -- Vice Chair
Edgar Higgins, Jr., CPCU, Thousand Islands Agency (Clayton, NY) -- Board Liaison
Greg A Trimble, Trimble Insurance Agency Inc (Delaware, OH) -- Board Liaison
Margaret Black, Allan M Block Agency, Inc. (Tarrytown, NY) -- Committee Member
Patricia M. Brookens, Strickler Agency, Inc. (Chambersburg, PA) -- Committee Member
Cindi Cavallaro, AAI, CPIW, Earl Bacon Agency, Inc. (Tallahassee, FL) -- Committee Member
Kathie Cox, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Committee Member
Toni Forte, Cline Wood Agency Inc (Leawood, KS) -- Committee Member
Cindy Hughes, Scott Insurance (Lynchburg, VA) -- Committee Member
Greg Kirsch, AN Ansay & Associates, Inc. (Port Washington, WI) -- Committee Member
Kris McCue, CIC, ACSR, Scott Insurance (Lynchburg, VA) -- Committee Member
Julian Nicholas, ACII, MPW Insurance Brokers Limited (Maidstone, Kent, UK) -- Committee Member
Carol Pickett, Accounting/IT Manage, Clemens & Associates, Inc. (Bloomington, IL) -- Committee Member
Marlene Polino, M & T Insurance Agency, Inc. (Buffalo, NY) -- Committee Member
Ruth Seguin, Dan Lawrie Insurance Brokers (Hamilton, ON) -- Committee Member
Troy Williams, Marsh Canada (Toronto, ON) -- Committee Member
Joe Angell, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Applied Systems Liaison
Lynn A. Walsh, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison

Real Time Committee
COMMITTEE MISSION
Realtime Committee: Supports the Industry Realtime Campaign and works to identify and remedy specific real time issues as they relate to Applied systems, including identifying additional carrier partners, providing education sessions, and remaining involved in industry initiatives.


Mark Harrison, ACE, NBT-Mang Insurance Agency (Norwich, NY) -- Chairperson
Hanna Ogle, CIC, Watkins Insurance Group (Austin, TX) -- Chairperson
Geoff Dunn, Dan Lawrie Insurance Brokers (Hamilton, ON) -- Board Liaison
Edgar Higgins, Jr., CPCU, Thousand Islands Agency (Clayton, NY) -- Board Liaison
Leah Purmort-Treece, Purmort Brothers Insurance Agency (Van Wert, OH) -- Board Liaison
Aaron Rich, Everett B Rich Agency Inc (Lyme Center, NH) -- Board Liaison
Patricia M. Brookens, Strickler Agency, Inc. (Chambersburg, PA) -- Committee Member
Nancy Burton, AAI, CIC, Clark Insurance (Portland, ME) -- Committee Member
Stuart S Durland, AAI, AINS, Seely & Durland, Inc. (Warwick, NY) -- Committee Member
Dianna George, HUB International Ontario Limited (Leamington, ON) -- Committee Member
Kathy J. Golly, CIC, Independent Insurance Associates Ltd (Des Moines, IA) -- Committee Member
Christine Horne, Bankers Insurance, LLC (Staunton, VA) -- Committee Member
Brandon Jones, BancorpSouth Insurance (Baton Rouge, LA) -- Committee Member
Irv Kantar, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Committee Member
Diana Miville, Clark Insurance (Portland, ME) -- Committee Member
Keith Oufnac, CISSP, MCSE, CNE,, Eustis Insurance Inc (Metairie, LA) -- Committee Member
Lisa Parry Becker, William B Parry & Son Ltd (Langhorne, PA) -- Committee Member
Jeff Roy, PA Roy Insurance Broker Inc (Clinton, ON) -- Committee Member
Michele Sweet, Warren G Bender Co. (Roseville, CA) -- Committee Member
Angelyn S. Treutel Zeringue, CPA, SouthGroup Insurance-Gulf Coast (Bay Saint Louis, MS) -- Committee Member
Cyndi Tullos, SouthGroup Insurance & Financial Services LLC (Ridgeland, MS) -- Committee Member
Bonnie Two Bears, CIC, InterWest Insurance Services (Sacramento, CA) -- Committee Member
Dave Willey, Carrier Relations, Applied Systems (University Park, IL) -- Committee Member
Karen Youngman, Don Allen Agency Inc (Rochester, NY) -- Committee Member
Lynn A. Walsh, Applied Client Network (Des Plaines, IL) -- Applied Client Network Staff Liaison


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