Committees

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee oversees membership retention and recruitment to ensure the association's stability and growth. They do so by evaluating membership benefits and resources to enhance and  increase member engagement on an ongoing basis by reaching out to current and prospective members to communicate the value proposition of membership; contacting inactive and cancelled members on behalf of the association to encourage them to renew; staffing the membership booth at the Annual Convention & Expo

Chair: Dale Moon

Education Committee

The Education Committee reviews, approves and evaluates the ongoing education of the Association. They do so by establishing directions and priorities for the Texas PIA’s continuing education and accreditation programs including content and speaker selection; providing input on specific activities, practices, policies and procedures related to the Annual Convention & Expo; serves as an active support participant at programs and communications conduit between participants and the Association.

Chair:  David Gorman

Nominating Committee

Identify & recommend new agents to serve on the State Board.  Identify & recommend agents to serve at the National level.  Build a pool of talent that can assist in the execution of the various committees’ ongoing goals and objectives.  Accept nominations from voting members to be presented for consideration prior to the annual election meeting.

Chair:  Shirley Almany

Awards Committee

The Awards Committee develops and evaluates the annual awards program recognizing outstanding contributions to and impacts on the mission of the organization.  They do so by reviewing suggestions for new awards, developing the criteria for each award to be presented, facilitating and overseeing the voting policies and procedures as well as planning the presentation ceremony for the awards program.   

Chair:  Jimmy Beathard 

YIPs Committee

Support building tomorrow’s insurance leaders today. Help offers those new to the industry opportunities to advance their careers, build industry contacts, experience superior education, develop professional and leadership skills and stay apprised of industry news.  Membership serves a broad range of industry professionals—seasoned and new including producer or marketer; administrative assistant, CSR or agency principal.

Co-Chairs: David Gorman and Devon Cisneros

Would you like to volunteer to sit on a committee?  For questions or more information call (972) 862-3333 at or email [email protected]

Effective Committee members:

  • Educate themselves on the purpose of their committee.
  • Attend committee meetings and participate.
  • Offer facts, opinions and suggestions to the committee.
  • Make recommendations on projects for the committee.
  • See that goals are completed successfully.
  • Gain skills to assist in their responsibilities.
  • Are willing to compromise.