WA: Mike Kriedler named Vice Chair of NAIC Health Committee


WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 20, 2015) — The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has named its 2015 committee chairs and vice chairs, and assigned members to the organization’s standing committees.

“The strength of the NAIC is our membership, where we are fortunate to possess both depth and breadth of regulatory expertise,” said Monica Lindeen, NAIC President and Montana Insurance Commissioner. “I’m confident the 2015 committee leadership will go far in helping to achieve the NAIC’s 2015 regulatory priorities.”

The 2015 NAIC committee leadership assignments are as follows:

Life Insurance and Annuities (A) Committee
Chair: Julie Mix McPeak, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, Insurance Division
Vice Chair: Ralph T. Hudgens, Commissioner, Georgia Office of Insurance

Health Insurance and Managed Care (B) Committee
Chair: Roger A. Sevigny, Commissioner, New Hampshire Insurance Department
Vice Chair: Mike Kreidler, Commissioner, Washington State, Office of the Insurance Commissioner

Property and Casualty Insurance (C) Committee
Chair: Mike Chaney, Commissioner, Mississippi Insurance Department
Vice Chair: John D. Doak, Commissioner, Oklahoma Insurance Department

Market Regulation and Consumer Affairs (D) Committee
Chair: Stephen W. Robertson, Commissioner, Indiana Department of Insurance
Vice Chair: Wayne Goodwin, Commissioner, North Carolina Department of Insurance

Financial Condition (E) Committee
Chair: Joseph Torti III, Superintendent, Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation, Division of Insurance
Vice Chair: Eric A. Cioppa, Superintendent, Maine Department of Professional & Financial Regulation Bureau of Insurance

Financial Regulation Standards and Accreditation (F) Committee
Chair: John M. Huff, Director, Missouri Department of Insurance Financial Institutions & Professional Registration
Vice Chair: David Mattax, Commissioner, Texas Department of Insurance

International Insurance Relations (G) Committee
Chair: Kevin M. McCarty, Commissioner, Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
Vice Chair: Susan L. Donegan, Commissioner, Vermont Department of Financial Regulation

About the NAIC

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) is the U.S. standard-setting and regulatory support organization created and governed by the chief insurance regulators from the 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories. Through the NAIC, state insurance regulators establish standards and best practices, conduct peer review, and coordinate their regulatory oversight. NAIC staff supports these efforts and represents the collective views of state regulators domestically and internationally. NAIC members, together with the central resources of the NAIC, form the national system of state-based insurance regulation in the U.S. For more information, visit www.naic.org.