2013 PIANJ/PIANY Joint Annual Conference

On June 9-11, 2013, members of NJYIP and NY-YIP took part in the 2013 PIANJ/PIANY Joint Annual Conference at Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, N.J. Highlights of the conference were the largest trade show in the Northeast; the NJYIP Annual Business Meeting; the YIP Nitecap Reception; the YIP luncheon; and the 29th annual Fun Run for Special Olympics New Jersey.

At the NJYIP Annual Business Meeting held Sunday, June 9, the officers and directors were installed for 2013-14. They included: Casey Yarger, CIC, of Robert Petri & Daughter Insurance, president; Natalie Bruno of D’Agostino Agency Insurance, vice president; and Daniel Tague of Travelers, secretary and treasurer.

Directors installed for the term ending in 2014, included: Casey Yarger, CIC, and Daniel Tague. Directors installed for the term ending in 2015, included: Natalie Bruno, D’Agostino Agency Insurance; Aaron Levine, LG Insurance Group; Frank Raab, T.E. Freuler Agency Inc.; Lisa Rivlin, Forensic Consultants of North America; Kristen Scott, CPIA, Chamber Insurance Agency Services; Glenn Watkins, Cumberland Insurance Group; and Thomas Wilkens, Professional Risk Placements LLC.

Awards were presented during the YIP luncheon Monday, June 10. Michael Plafker of Member Brokerage Service in Briarwood, N.Y., received the NY-YIP Insurance Professional of the Year; Jason Bartow of Eugene A. Bartow Insurance, received the NY-YIP Volunteer of the Year; and David Lande, J.D., CIC, of Century Coverage Corp, received the NY-YIP Lifetime Membership award.

NJYIP presented Dale Martin with the NJYIP Distinguished Service award for his contributions to the NJYIP Fun Run for Special Olympics New Jersey.

Scenes from the conference

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