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.

2019 Proposed Slate of Officers

Barry Sanders – President
Andy Pappas – President Elect
Nicole Marcus – Vice President
Jim Sullivan – Treasurer
Mariano Demarin – Secretary
Deborah Echeverria – Director
Cynthia Scott – Director
Mark Introcaso – Director
Carlos Penate – Director
Andrew Friedman – Director

Luis Ortega – Immediate Past President
Dulce Suarez Resnick – Board of Governors

Mariella Gonzalez – Company Liaison, Florida Peninsula
Martha Getsee – Company Liaison, Florida Peninsula

Board of Directors

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Committee Chairpersons

  • Barry Sanders Charity, Sp. Events
  • Dana Dubois Education
  • Andrew Pappas Golf Tournament
  • James Sullivan Legislature and Finance
  • Luis Ortega Membership
  • Cynthia Scott Public Relations
  • Ana Torres Sponsorship
  • Nicole Marcus-Doumas Technology and Monthly Meetings
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Past Presidents

  • Cynthia Scott,
    CPIA
    2016-2017
  • 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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