Kan. Insurance Commissioner Praeger Elected NAIC President

December 5, 2007

Members of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners
(NAIC) elected 2008 officers during their meeting in Houston.. The newly elected officers will assume their duties
following the completion of the NAIC Winter National Meeting.
* President: Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger
* President-Elect: New Hampshire Insurance Commissioner Roger Sevigny
* Vice President: West Virginia Insurance Commissioner Jane Cline
* Secretary-Treasurer: Iowa Insurance Commissioner Susan Voss

“I am honored to be elected president of the NAIC for 2008,” Commissioner Praeger said. “We have many national issues to address in 2008 concerning insurance reform and regulation, and
we will strive to focus on what’s best for insurance consumers, both in Kansas and across the United States.”

Sandy Praeger was elected Kansas’ 24th insurance commissioner in 2002 and re-elected in 2006. Before becoming insurance commissioner, Praeger served three terms in the Kansas Senate and
one term in the Kansas House of Representatives. She also served as mayor of Lawrence, Kan., and was a member of the Lawrence City Commission.

Commissioner Praeger served as NAIC president-elect in 2007 and has also been vice president and secretarytreasurer of the organization. Roger Sevigny was appointed as New Hampshire insurance commissioner in 2003. Prior to becoming insurance commissioner, Sevigny was assistant commissioner at the New Hampshire Insurance Department. Jane Cline was appointed West Virginia insurance commissioner in 2001. Prior to her appointment as commissioner, Cline operated a government consulting firm, Jane L. Cline & Associates.

Source: NAIC, Kansas Insurance Department

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