The Broward Chapter of the Latin American Association of Insurance Agencies follows the guidelines set by LAAIA of working towards ensuring a healthy insurance environment by providing:

  • Continuing education
  • Legislative advocacy
  • Representation on national advisory councils
  • Monthly networking events
  • Community outreach
  • And, the largest annual insurance convention and trade fair in South Florida

The Board of Directors of the BLAAIA is committed to implementing the guidelines above and facilitating the most beneficial experience for the organization’s members. All board members are volunteers who take time from their busy schedules to advance BLAAIA’s vision. We acknowledge their dedication and thank them for their service.

Upcoming 2017-2018 Slate of Officers and Directors

President: Luis Ortega
President-Elect: Daniel Barros
Vice President: Al Mendez
Treasurer: Rick Gibbs
Secretary: Angela Sheppard
Immediate Past President: Cynthia Scott
Director: Andrew Pappas
Director: Brian Casey
Director: Nicole Marcus-Douma
Director: Ana Torres
Director: Dana Dubois
Associate Liaison: Anisa Romana Muzaffarr
Board of Counselors Representative: Robin Lewis

Board of Directors

  • Cynthia Scott,
    CPIA
    President
  • Luis Ortega
     
    President-Elect
  • Karl Grace,
    CPIA
    Treasurer
  • Daniel R. Barros,
    PIAM, CPII
    Vice-President
  • Christopher Dunham
     
    Secretary
  • Robin Lewis,
    CPIA
    Immediate Past-President
  • Al Mendez,
    CPIA, PIAM
    BOG Representative
  • Andrew Pappas
     
    Director
  • Angela Sheppard
     
    Director
  • Jim Sullivan,
    CPIA
    Director
  • Brian Casey
     
    Director
  • Rick Gibbs
     
    Director
  • Elena Cabrera
     
    Florida Fam. Co. Liason
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Committee

  • Barry Sanders Charity, Nominations
  • Jim Sullivan Legislature
  • Karl Grace Finance, Education
  • Chris Dunham Fraud
  • Andrew Pappas Membership, Golf Tournament
  • Luis Ortega Monthly Memberships
  • Daniel R. Barros Tech. News, Media
  • Lizette Sanchez BLAAIA Family Fun Day
  • Cynthia Scott Diversity
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Past Presidents

  • Robin Lewis,
    CPIA
    2015-2016
  • Al Mendez,
    CPIA, PIAM
    2013-2015
  • Barry Sanders,
    CPIA, PIAM
    2012-2013
  • Nancy Marcus,
    CPIA, PIAM
    2011-2012
  • Paul Barrios,
    CPIA
    2010-2011
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