Calif. Surplus Lines Assoc. Elects Officers

NU Online News Service, Jan. 31, 9:35 a.m. EST?The San Francisco-based Surplus Lines Association of California announced the election of officers after its annual meeting held earlier this month.

Katie Freeman of Katie Freeman Insurance Services in San Diego was elected SLA’s 2003 chairperson.

Greg Crouse of Crouse & Associates in San Francisco was elected vice chairman, and James Pettipas of ECM Insurance Brokers in San Francisco was elected secretary-treasurer.

New members of the executive committee include William Newton of Lemac & Associates in Los Angeles; Les Ross of Tri City Brokerage Inc. of San Francisco; and Joan Spiegel of Marsh Risk and Insurance Services in San Francisco.

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