The New York InsuranceAssoc. (NYIA) elected its 2011 officers and board of directorsat the association's Annual Meeting Nov. 10 at the Century House inLatham, N.Y.

The following officers were elected for a 1-year term endingDec. 31, 2011:

  • Chair: Richard Zick, president/CEO, Utica First InsuranceCo.
  • First vice chair: Jeffrey Rice, president/CEO, WayneCooperative Insurance Co.
  • Second vice chair: Bernard Turi, vice president, associategeneral counsel and claims attorney, Utica Mutual InsuranceCo.
  • Treasurer: Marlene Benton-Sherwood, president, Fulmont MutualInsurance Co.

The following directors were elected for a 3-year term endingDec. 31, 2013:

  • Steven Coffey, president & CEO, Broome Co-OperativeInsurance Co.
  • Nicholas Masi, government affairs representative, FarmersInsurance Group
  • Louis Masucci, vice president underwriting, Magna CartaCos.
  • Norman Orlowski, vice president/treasurer, Erie and NiagaraInsurance Assoc.

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