Officers 2014-15

Officers and their contact information for 2014-15

kristenPresident
Kristin L. Camarra, JD, CPIW

Kristin is a licensed producer in Property, Casualty, Life, Accident & Health. She serves on the Board of Directors of Camber Insurance Agency, Inc. with offices in Canton & Norwood, MA. Kristin has been involved in the insurance industry since she was 13 years old when she began working after school answering phones and filing. Kristin joined MAIW in 2007. She served as Norfolk Chapter Director (2009-2011), MAIW Secretary (2011-2012), MAIW Vice President & Bylaws Committee Chair (2012-2013), MAIW President-Elect and Budget & Finance Committee Chair (2013-2014). Kristin served as MAIW Publicity Chair from 2009-2014. She continues to serve on & chair several Norfolk Chapter committees including the Scholarship Committee. Kristin earned her B.A. in English and Communications from Notre Dame College in Manchester, NH and her J.D. from Southern New England School of Law. Kristin won the 2013 NAIW/IAIP Region 1 CWC Speak-of competition and competed in the 2013 NAIW/IAIP National Competition in Orlando, FL. She is currently working toward her AAI Designation – Accredited Adviser in Insurance. Email: president@maiw.org

 

carol2President-Elect
Carol Closson, CISR

After 20 years in banking our President, Elect, Carol, started her insurance career in 199 and obtained her insurance broker license in 200. She earned her CISR designation in 2002 and is currently working on CPPL designation. Carol has worked at various size agencies and recently joined Rogers & Gray Insurance Agency, the largest agency on Cape Cod, in May 2013 as a Personal Lines Client Manager. Over the years Carol has been actively involved in the community which includes:

  • Business in Professional Woman of Cape Cod 1998-1999
  • Rotary Club Member 1990-2006. Service above Self award 1990 and has served as Treasurer and Vice President
  • Fundraiser Chairman 1991 for South Shore Cerebral Palsy Annual Auction
  • Community Involvement Award 1991 from Boston Five Cents Savings Bank
  • Human Resource Award 1996 & 1997 from Boston Five Cents Savings Bank
  • BNI (Business Network Institute) 2003-2011 Networking Award, and has held officer positions as Secretary and President
  • North Attleboro High School Graduate 1980
  • American Banking Institute Graduate from Babson College 1997

Carol has been a member of MAIW since 2009. She has held the office of Secretary, Assistant Director, Director and Vice President. She lives in West Yarmouth MA on Cape Cod. Email: cclosson@rogersgray.com

 

moniqueVice President
Monique Duquette, CPIW

Monique has been working in the insurance industry since 1987 working at both the company and agency levels. She currently works for the Rogers & Gray Insurance Agency in the Wareham office as a Client Manager for Personal Lines. Email: mduquette@rogersgray.com

 

kellySecretary
Kelly Tauber-Lalli

Kelly, has been a licensed producer in the insurance industry since 205. She currently works at her father’s agency Wayne A. Tauber Insurance located in Carver MA. She has been a member of the Norfolk Chapter since October 2010. She has served as Norfolk Chapter’s Treasurer, Assistant Director and Director. Kelly has been the MAIW Secretary since 2013. She loves the fellowship of MAIW members and all the fantastic people she has met along the way. Her goals for the upcoming year are to get to know her fellow members better and to work with the MAIW Board on continuing to make this association a fantastic one for its members. Email: secretary@maiw.org

 

caraTreasurer
Cara L. Curtis, AINS

Cara began her career in the insurance industry during High School as a CSR at a local agency. After graduating from Clolege of the Holy Cross with a BA in Mathematics she worked at Hanover Insurance on their Product Development and Commercial Underwriting teams. Cara joined MAIW in 2002 and has served as Worcester Chapter Director, MAIW Education Co-Chair, MAIW Publication Chair, and Middlesex Chapter Treasurer. Cara is a past President of MAIW (2009-2010) and previously served as Treasurer from 2011-2012 and 2013-2014. She is employed with SNL Financial as the Product Manager for Insurance Filings and resides in Charlottesville, VA. Cara’s goal for this MAIW year is to lead by example, assisting Chapter Treasurers with their reports and streamline the association’s banking. Email: treasurer@maiw.org

 

beatriceImmediate Past President
Beatrice Grant CRIS, CPIW

Bea Grant, has been a member of MAIW since 2004, in the insurance industry for 39 years and is currently a Commercial P&C Senior Underwriting Specialist with Acadia Insurance Company. She has served as Treasurer, Assistant Director and Director for the Norfolk Chapter as well as Secretary and Vice President and President Elect of MAIW. In addition to this position, she will be serving as the Norfolk Chapter Treasurer. She and her husband, David, are celebrating their 41st wedding anniversary this year, have two children, five grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Email: Beatrice.Grant@acadia-ins.com

Parliamentarian
Glynnis Walbridge, CPIW

Glynnis has been a member of MAIW since 1995 and has served on various committees. She is a Past President (2005-2006) and served as Director of the NAIW Massachusetts State Council from 2006-2007. Glynnis is currently the Manager of the Concord Branch for Kaplanksy Insurance Agencies. She has also developed and taught several CE classes for the chapters. As Chair of the Education Committee her goal is continued development of classes for MAIW, assisting the Asociation with conducting classes and helping the Board as needed. Glynnis and her husband Doug, have one son, Jonathan. Email: glynnis.walbridge@gmail.com

A Parliamentarian is an expert in rules of order and the proper procedures for the conduct of meetings. The parliamentarian provides members and the Board of Directors directions on how to state a motion, rule of debate, quorum, etc.; assists with coordination of motions and resolutions, keeps track of the order of those wishing to speak, motions, amendments and voting as supports the President in maintaining order and adhering to time schedules.

Key Member
Lisa Rancourt, AAI, AIS, CPIW

Lisa has been working in the insurance industry for more than 25 years and is licensed in P&C and L&H. After many years in various positions within the P&C industry, she has spent the past ten years working in the Employee Benefits industry for Platinum Worksite Benefits. As a member of MAIW since 1997, Lisa has held many positions at the local, state, and regional levels including MAIW President in 2004 and MA Council Director in 2010 and 2012. In 1999 she was the MAIW Rookie of the Year, as well as the Massachusetts CWC contestant. In 2010 she was also MAIW Member of the Year. Email: lisa.rancourt@gmail.com

The Key Member provides support for the President, sends out communications from the President to members of the Board and assists with the Board and Association meetings.

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