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Special (EX) Committee on Race and Insurance

2020 Membership

2020 Charges

The Special (EX) Committee on Race and Insurance will:

  1. Research / analyze level of diversity and inclusion within the insurance industry. Make recommendations on action steps.
  2. Research / analyze level of diversity and inclusion within the NAIC and state insurance regulator community.  Make recommendations on action steps.
  3. Examine and determine which practices or barriers exist in the insurance sector that potentially disadvantage people of color and/or historically underrepresented groups in the Property and Casualty line of business.  Make recommendations on action steps.
  4. Examine and determine which practices or barriers exist in the insurance sector that potentially disadvantage people of color and/or historically underrepresented groups in the Life Insurance and Annuities lines of business.  Make recommendations on action steps.
  5. Examine and determine which practices or barriers exist in the insurance sector that potentially disadvantage people of color and/or historically underrepresented groups in Health Insurance  line of business.  Make recommendations on action steps.

NAIC Support Staff: Andrew J. Beal/Michael F. Consedine

 

Workstreams

Workstream One:
Research / analyze level of diversity and inclusion within the insurance industry. Make recommendations on action steps.

Co-Chairs: Superintendent Eric Cioppa (ME) and Executive Deputy Superintendent of Insurance My Chi To (NY)

Members:

  1. Superintendent Cioppa (ME) Co-Chair
  2. Executive Deputy Supt. My Chi To (NY) Co-Chair
  3. Commissioner Ridling (AL)
  4. Commissioner Lara (CA)
  5. Commissioner Mais (CT)
  6. Director Cameron (ID)
  7. Director Muriel (IL)
  8. Commissioner Robertson (IN)
  9. Commissioner Donelon (LA)
  10. Superintendent Cioppa (ME)
  11. Director Lindley-Myers (MO)
  12. Commissioner Causey (NC)
  13. Superintendent Dwyer (RI)
  14. Director Deiter (SD)
  15. Commissioner Northrup (UT)
  16. Commissioner Dodrill (WV)
  17. Commissioner Rude (WY)

NAIC Staff Support: Chara Bradstreet / Michael McDonald

 

Workstream Two:
Research / analyze level of diversity and inclusion within the NAIC and state insurance regulator community.  Make recommendations on action steps.

Co-Chairs: Commissioner Sharon Clark (KY) and Director Robert Muriel (IL)

Members

  1. Director Muriel (IL) Co-Chair
  2. Commissioner Clark (KY) Co-Chair
  3. Commissioner Ridling (AL)
  4. Director Wing-Heier (AK)
  5. Director Cameron (ID)
  6. Commissioner Schmidt (KS)
  7. Commissioner Donelon (LA)
  8. Commissioner Chaney (MS)
  9. Director Lindley-Myers (MO)
  10. Director Ramge (NE)
  11. Commissioner Caride (NJ)
  12. Commissioner Richardson (NV)
  13. Director Dorsey (OH)
  14. Commissioner Stolfi (OR)
  15. Commissioner White (VA)
  16. Commissioner Kreidler (WA)
  17. Commissioner Rude (WY)

NAIC Staff Support: Holly Weatherford / Olivea Myers / Kay Noonan

 

Workstream Three:
Examine and determine which practices or barriers exist in the insurance sector that potentially disadvantage people of color and/or historically underrepresented groups in the Property and Casualty line of business. Make recommendations on action steps.*

Co-Chairs: Commissioner Vicki Schmidt (KS) and Commissioner Andrew Mais (CT)

Members: 

  1. Commissioner Schmidt (KS) Co-Chair
  2. Commissioner Mais (CT) Co-Chair
  3. Director Wing-Heier (AK)
  4. Director Daniels (AZ)
  5. Commissioner Woods (DC)
  6. Commissioner King (GA)
  7. Commissioner Hayashida (HI)
  8. Commissioner Ommen (IA)
  9. Commissioner Robertson (IN)
  10. Commissioner Anderson (MA)
  11. Commissioner Birrane (MD)
  12. Director Fox (MI)
  13. Commissioner Arnold (MN)
  14. Commissioner Altman (PA)
  15. Director Farmer (SC)
  16. TBD (TX)
  17. Commissioner White (VA)
  18. Commissioner Kreidler (WA)
  19. Commissioner Dodrill (WV)

NAIC Staff Support: Aaron Brandenburg

 

Workstream Four:
Examine and determine which practices or barriers exist in the insurance sector that potentially disadvantage people of color and/or historically underrepresented groups in the Life Insurance and Annuities lines of business. Make recommendations on action steps.*

Co-Chairs: Commissioner Marlene Caride (NJ) and Commissioner Mark Afable (WI)

Members:

  1. Commissioner Caride (NJ) Co-Chair
  2. Commissioner Afable (WI) Co-Chair
  3. Director Daniels (AZ)
  4. Commissioner Altmaier (FL)
  5. Commissioner King (GA)
  6. Commissioner Ommen (IA)
  7. Superintendent Cioppa (ME)
  8. Commissioner Birrane (MD)
  9. Director Fox (MI)
  10. Commissioner Arnold (MN)
  11. Director Ramge (NE)
  12. Executive Deputy Supt. My Chi To (NY)
  13. Director Dorsey (OH)
  14. Director Farmer (SC)
  15. TBD (TX)

NAIC Staff Support: Jennifer Cook

 

Workstream Five:
Examine and determine which practices or barriers exist in the insurance sector that potentially disadvantage people of color and/or historically underrepresented groups in the Health Insurance line of business.  Make recommendations on action steps.*

Co-Chairs: Commissioner Jessica Altman (PA) and Commissioner Ricardo Lara (CA)

Members:

  1. Commissioner Altman (PA) Co-Chair
  2. Commissioner Lara (CA) Co-Chair
  3. Commissioner Conway (CO)
  4. Commissioner Mais (CT)
  5. Commissioner Woods (DC)
  6. Commissioner King (GA)
  7. Commissioner Hayashida (HI)
  8. Commissioner Robertson (IN)
  9. Commissioner Clark (KY)
  10. Director Fox (MI)
  11. Commissioner Arnold (MN)
  12. Commissioner Stolfi (OR)
  13. TBD (TX)
  14. Commissioner Northrup (UT)
  15. Commissioner Kreidler (WA)
  16. Commissioner Dodrill (WV)

NAIC Staff Support: Brian Webb / Jolie Matthews

* Note: For Workstreams Three – Five, there may be a coordination issue with existing NAIC groups, i.e., Big Data (EX) WG, Artificial Intelligence (EX) WG, Innovation and Technology (EX) TF, Casualty Actuarial and Statistical (C) TF, Accelerated Underwriting (A) WG, etc.

Special (EX) Committee on Race and Insurance

2020 Fall National Meeting
Special (EX) Committee on Race and Insurance
Monday, December 07, 2020
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CT

Special (EX) Committee on Race and Insurance

Public Webex Meeting
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
1:00 PM ET, 12:00 PM CT, 11:00 AM MT, 10:00 AM PT Expected Length of Call: 2 hr
Webex Link

Workstream One Public Webex Meeting

 


Special (EX) Committee R&I Workstream #5 Dec 2 Meeting

Public Webex Meeting
Wednesday, December 02, 2020
2:00 PM ET, 1:00 PM CT, 12:00 PM MT, 11:00 AM PT Expected Length of Call: 2 hr
Webex Link

Workstream #5 (Health Insurance) Meeting Discussion and Hear from Stakeholders


Special (EX) Committee on Race and Insurance

Public Conference Call
Thursday, December 10, 2020
2:00 PM ET, 1:00 PM CT, 12:00 PM MT, 11:00 AM PT
Expected Length of Call: 1 hr 30mins
Webex Link

Discussion on disparities in life insurance.


Special Cmte on R&I Workstream 3 Call 201112

Public Webex Meeting
Thursday, November 12, 2020
1:00 PM ET, 12:00 PM CT, 11:00 AM MT, 10:00 AM PT Expected Length of Call: 2 hrs
Webex Link

Workstream Three (P/C Issues): discuss comments and hear from stakeholders.


09.17.2020 Special Cmte Race & Insurance

Public Conference Call
Thursday, September 17, 2020
2:00 PM ET, 1:00 PM CT, 12:00 PM MT, 11:00 AM PT
Expected Length of Call: 2 hr

Meeting Recording

The purpose of the meeting will be to review the Special Committee’s charges, workstreams and take comments from members of the Special Committee and interested parties.

Read Full Call Notice  |  Click here to register for the meeting 


Related NAIC Publications

Contacts

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Workstream One:
Chara Bradstreet
Michael McDonald

Workstream Two:
Holly Weatherford
Olivea Myers
Kay Noonan

Workstream Three:
Aaron Brandenburg

Workstream Four:
Jennifer Cook

Workstream Five
Brian Webb
Jolie Matthews

Please see the current Committee List for a complete list of committee members.