Staff Directory

IIAN's staff is here to help members access benefits and services, and share their experience and expertise with you.
Contact the IIAN staff at 800-377-3985 or 402-476-2951.

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 Carol McClelland, CAE
Chief Executive Officer

  • Chief Staff Executive
  • Legislative and regulatory issues management
  • Overall agency or industry concerns
  • Management of association staff/office

Implementing strategic plan and policies established by the Board of Directors


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Director of Operations

  • Convention/Conference Coordinator
  • Industry Partner Program/Membership
  • Management of Education Programs
  • Management of CE processing with State Based Systems and DOI
  • Management of IIAN Websiteenvelope.gif
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Judy McIntire
Program Coordinator 
  • Reception and office support
  • Education Registrations/ CE credits
  • Pre-licensing Course Purchase/Registration
  • Contact for InVEST Nebraska programs
  • IIAN Foundation Coordinator - Scholarships 
Kelli Backman 
Talent Program Director
  • Contact for Trusted Choice(R) Talent Network
  • Helping member agencies with internships for college students
  • Connecting business students with agency job opportunities

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Brenda Kaiser, CIC, AAI
Membership Program Director

  • Membership Director - Agency Members
  • E&O Insurance Program Administrator
  • Management of IIAN members-only insurance programs
  • Contact for online access to Big "I" Markets and Virtual University  envelope.gif



 Cheryl Novacek
RLI Personal Umbrella Program Coordinator

  • Customer service contact for RLI stand-alone personal umbrella program
  • Assist with Membership Programsenvelope.gif
 Jeremiah Gudding
Marketing Director 
  • Member field representative
  • Contact for new members
  • Visiting agencies and helping solve problems
  • Helping members take full advantage of all of their Big "I" services and benefits
  • Contact for Trusted Choice(R) benefits & Legislative Advisory Council/Ambassadors envelope.gif
Jim Cavanaugh
Legislative Representative   
  • Contact for information on IIAN legislative activities in the Nebraska Unicameral.envelope.gif