Seated: Immediate Past President Dee Sykora, Jay Sillau (Past Director)
Standing (L-R): Dave Chastain (Past President), President Jon Hongsermeier, Jeff Ewen (Past Director), Aaron Kobza(Past Director), Chad Thies (Past Director), Carol McClelland
The Foundation board of directors collaborates with the IIAN board to support and promote insurance education in Nebraska's high schools and colleges, and attract Nebraska college students to careers in the independent agency system.
- Student connections - promoting career opportunities to students and providing forums for agencies and students to communicate
- Internships - providing the tools and coaching independent agencies need to develop relationships with promising business students.
- Basic training - providing basic insurance training for interns and new employees
2020-21 Foundation Board:
President: Jon Hongsermeier, AIP
Vice President: Ryan Hedden, RICP, CIC
Secretary/Treasurer: Carol McClelland, CAE
Lisa Laday-Davis, CPA, CPCU, ARM-P, ARe
Michael Luna, CIC, AIP
Sam Phillips, CIC
Riley Tonkin, CPCU, CIC, AIM, AU-M