IIAN Legislative Advisory Council & Ambassadors
IIAN Legislative Advisory Council enables IIAN members to support the advocacy
efforts of the Independent Insurance Agents of Nebraska. As a Council member you will provide valuable
feedback to the IIAN Legislative committee to help guide IIAN’s activity and position
on multiple legislative issues.
Legislative Advisory Council
Joining the Council
gives you the opportunity to:
Help your industry and provide advice on important legislation that will affect how you do business now and in the future.
Learn more about why we have current regulations and what we can do to shape legislation that creates a fair and balanced system for consumers, agents and Nebraskans.
Communicate with elected officials and make a difference in your community.
As a member of the
council you will:
- Review current insurance related legislation
being considered by the IIAN Legislative committee.
- Provide feedback to the Council and the Council
Chair on issues impacting your agency and potential legislative action that may
impact IIAN members.
- Act as a conduit for IIAN members who wish to
provide feedback on legislative issues to the Legislative committee.
- Attend Legislative Advisory Council conference
- Support IIAN grassroots efforts by contacting
your local Senator, U.S. Congressional representatives and the Nebraska Governor
when you receive grassroots alerts from IIAN.
What you can expect:
Four meetings per year via conference call. Meetings will run no more than 1 hour, and minimal
preparation time will be required. You
will be provided with top priority legislative documents when you join, and you
will be expected to review them prior to each conference call.
Opportunities to attend legislative events held
throughout Nebraska including town hall meetings, visits to the capitol,
Senators’ receptions and issues briefings. These events will not be required
for Council members, but are encouraged to maximize your experience.
Orientation materials and conference call overview will be available.
In addition to being a member of the Legislative Advisory
Council, you will also have the opportunity to be appointed to serve as an IIAN
The purpose of the Ambassador program is to create a trusted
advisor relationship between elected officials and the independent insurance
In addition to the requirements of the Legislative
Advisory Council, Ambassadors will be required to meet the Senator in their
local district , and then meet with them personally during the year to discuss
insurance issues. (If you do not know
your Senator, the IIAN staff and board will help facilitate the introduction.)
- represent IIAN when discussing
insurance related issues with elected officials,
- be expected to be well informed on top priority issues being considered by the IIAN legislative committee,
- expected to participate
in capitol visits, Senators' receptions and issues briefings.
For More Information Contact:
Jeremiah Gudding, CIC
IIAN Marketing Director
LAC Member Contact Information(NOTE: you must be log in with your Big "I" member id and password to access - call IIAN at 1-800-377-3985 if you need help)