For more than two decades, Texas Professional Insurance Agents has provided members meaningful assistance with the daily challenges of running an agency.  We provide specialized resources and services helping members and their staff with all aspects of their business. Whatever the issue or question, Texas PIA members turn to association experts for answers.

Membership in Texas PIA is an investment that provides tangible benefits & services, saving you time and money so you can increase your agency’s bottom line.  As a member of the Texas Professional Insurance Agents, you are also a member of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents and have access to a variety of valuable benefits and information that can support you in the growth and success of your business. 








Texas Connection June 2020 



2020 PIA National Guide to Member Benefits and Texas PIA Discount Program


Welcome to our newest members

Letiza Grimes
EZ Insurance Agency Inc., Austin

Timothy James
Tim James Agency, LLC, Canton 

David Moncada

Allnations Insurance Agency, Inc., Houston
 

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Texas PIA Partners with Insurance Business to Bring You Insurance Connect Texas

This virtual event is dedicated exclusively to insurance professionals.  Free to all brokers, agents, and risk managers, this live event will not only allow you to connect and transact with peers but also learn from experts within the industry. If you want to grow your business and gain knowledge on focused topics, then this event is a MUST.  More Information


 

AIMS Society will host the CPIA Seminar Series via webinar on July 8, 15, and 22. We want to ensure that our members who are currently in pursuit of the designation have the ability to meet their education goals. The CPIA curriculum content is timely and delivers practical solutions for agency growth during this time when physical distancing is required. This online opportunity makes it easy to invest in your professional development.  Information and  Registration



  

The 2020 Texas PIA Convention & Expo in Austin has been canceled.  Join us for our Virtual Conference.  Details to follow.


Texas PIA Bylaws Amendment to Change Fiscal Year

In order to better align our expenses and revenue to coincide with our yearly programs, The Texas PIA Board of Directors have agreed to change the fiscal year of Texas Professional Insurance Agents as follows:

Article IX - Fiscal Year

From:  The fiscal year of the corporation shall begin on the first day of October and end on the last day in September in the following year.

To: The fiscal year of the corporation shall begin on the first day of January and end on the last day in December in the calendar year.

If you have any questions or concerns about changing our fiscal year, please contact Vicki Reece at [email protected] or call 972-862-3333.

TDI Coronavirus Resourses
This page provides information for stakeholders in the Texas Workers’ Compensation system as it relates to coronavirus (COVID-19). Here are some state and federal resources you may find helpful. The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) is the lead agency on the coronavirus response in Texas

PIA National to Provide ACORD Forms Access to Member Insurance Agencies

By now you may have heard that ACORD will be charging agents and brokers a new fee and requiring an End User License to utilize ACORD forms starting January 1, 2020. PIA is dedicated to providing support for independent insurance agents. To assist agents with the newly imposed fee, PIA will cover the agent fee for the End User License for all qualifying PIA members under $50,000,000 in gross P&C revenue as part of their PIA membership.  Learn More

For more information on ACORD Forms, see www.acord.org/forms.