INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of the Securities & Insurance Licensing Association, Inc. (SILA) elected the following new Board members for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2012: Secretary, Deirdre Patten, Patten Training and Review; Director of Education, Bruce Saenger, Saenger Consulting; Director of Membership & Growth, Tamara Thompson, AAA Life Insurance Company; Director of Securities, Tracy Sloan, Waddell & Reed; Regulatory Advisors, Jason McCartney, Nebraska Insurance Department and Mario DiTrapani, FINRA. President Elect for the 2012 term will be Beth McCullough of Asurion Protection Services. The 2012 SILA President will be Dan Corridon of GEICO. The current SILA President, John Humphries, will move to Immediate Past President for 2012.
The Securities & Insurance Licensing Association (SILA) brings together licensing experts whose occupations encompass all aspects of insurance licensing and securities registration of agents, agencies, adjusters, brokers, companies, producers, securities dealers, and third party administrators; and other auxiliary occupations such as administration, regulation, testing, education, publishing and reporting related to the financial services industry. SILA members include company and firm representatives responsible for insurance licensing and securities registrations and compliance, vendor representatives who provide products/services and technology efficiencies to meet licensing and compliance requirements, and regulators who provide the association with regulatory information and announcement of changes that affect our SILA members.