Do You Want To Make a Difference in Your Industry?

For many independent insurance agents and brokers, the ideal way to give back to the insurance industry is to serve IIABCal. Each year, IIABCal members dedicate their time and expertise to shape the future of California's Independent Insurance Agency system  through board or committee service. These member agents and brokers provide critical intellectual capital and strategic resources to power the success of IIABCal.

You could be one of those individuals!

  • Are you committed to sharing your time and talents to help insure the future of California's Independent Insurance Agency System? 
  • Do you have specialized insurance and/or business skills and expertise that could benefit IIABCal?
  • Are you willing to be an enthusiastic advocate for IIABCal and encourage others to get involved?
  • Do you want to enhance your prominance among peers, clients and community? 

board members

If you are interested in volunteering for an IIABCal board or committee, please contact Olga Blankson at


IIABCal Leadership Groups

The following is a list of our committees. Please click on the name of a committee below to view its description, officers and members.

Blue Ribbon ConferenceBlue Ribbon Conference

To assist in the design, marketing and implementation of the annual Blue Ribbon Conference. To make recommendations for the subject matter to be addressed at the business sessions and for special events to be held in conjunction with the conference. To identify and assist in securing speakers and panelists for the business sessions. To support the identification and solicitation of targeted broker/agent and senior carrier management prospective participants.

Executive CommitteeExecutive Committee

The Executive Committee is tasked with the responsibility of overseeing the policy direction of the association, acting as the liaison between the chief executive officer (CEO) and the Board of Directors, and initiates directives for the CEO.  Executive Committee members are elected by the membership at its annual business meeting.

Finance CommitteeFinance Committee

Finance Committee members are responsible for the financial affairs of the association and its subsidiary corporations and for reviewing and reassessing the Committee's mission and recommending any changes to the Board of Directors for its consideration. 

IIABCal Board of DirectorsIIABCal Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is responsible for creating the association’s mission and setting organizational policy on behalf of member independent insurance agents and brokers in California.  Directors are elected to three-year terms by the membership at its annual business meeting.

Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) CommitteesIndependent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) Committees

IIABCal members represent California on the national level by participating on IIABA committees including the Agents Advocacy Fund, Agents Council For Technology, Cooperative Technology Committee, Council For Best Practices, Diversity Council, Finance Committee, Government Affairs, InsurPAC, Large Agents & Brokers Council, Steering Committee, and Young Agents Committee.  IIABCal nominates members for consideration by IIABA for appointment.

Independent Insurance Producer Service Corporation (IIPSC) Board of DirectorsIndependent Insurance Producer Service Corporation (IIPSC) Board of Directors

The IIPSC Board is responsible for working with the IIPSC President and Chair on the business affairs of IIPSC, including reviewing programs and making recommendations for programs that meet member needs.  Members with carrier relations experiene are encouraged to apply for appointment. The IIPSC Board is elected by the IIABCal Board.

Leadership Development CommitteeLeadership Development Committee

The purpose of the Leadership Development Committee is to help build and support an independent insurance agent through their life cycle.

Nominating CommitteeNominating Committee

The Nominating Committee is a select group of officers, directors and past presidents charged with identifying nominees for election to the Executive Committee and Board of Directors. The committee is responsible for evaluating and recommending the candidates by scrutinizing the skills and characteristics required for becoming an officer or board candidate. In addition, the Committee is responsible for putting together an election slate for presentation to the membership at its annual business meeting.