The Insurance Marketing Communications Association (IMCA) announced its 2005-06 slate of directors and officers, with Ron Rice, CBC, continuing as IMCA president for his second year.
Rice is the national events marketing manager at Russell Investment Group in Tacoma, Wash. He has more than 20 years of experience in marketing, communications, public relations and creative services, mostly within the insurance and surety industries. He joined IMCA in 1992 and has been a member of the board since 1999.
Other appointed IMCA officers are:
* Fran Harding, president of Mainsail Communications – Immediate past president
* Cora Barran, advertising manager for Farmers Insurance – Executive vice president
* Rich Look, communications director of Venture Programs – Secretary/treasurer
* Reg Pierce, managing partner of InMarket Partners – Past president (at large)
Elected to the board of directors for 2005-2006 are: Darin Barney, MiniCo; Peter Broadbent, Wahlstrom Group; Greg Calestini, American Wholesale; Linda Collins, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.; Mitch Dunford, Insurance Journal; Gary Kimball, Kimball Communications; Jack Makuch, Allstate Insurance; and Rob Martin, The Co-operators General Insurance Company.