COMMITTEES AND OBJECTIVES
The goals of this committee are to review the Code of Ethics and Conduct as required by the Florida Department of Financial Services (DFS), Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (FAPIA), and Florida Statutory and Administrative Requirements, making sure that FAPIA is in compliance with all DFS standards.
The goals of this committee are to prepare news releases on Association business, to assist as needed with, the Association’s Newsletter and website, and to assist as needed with any needed PR or advertisements at the time of any major catastrophe.
The goals of this committee are to organize and prepare the Annual and Semi-Annual Conventions for the association.
This committee’s goals are not outlined in the bylaws, however, it is understood that the committee is responsible for working with speakers and the stated school official in coordinating the continuing education offerings of FAPIA events that include CE’s.
The goals of this committee are to provide special counsel to the president and take on special projects as are designated by the president. All past presidents shall be entitled to attend and participate in all Board of Directors meetings without individual votes. However, the committee shall have one (1) vote as a body. Majority vote, within the committee, shall be cast as the committee’s vote by the most Immediate Past President.
Unlicensed Activity Fraud Committee
This is an ad-hoc committee, also not outlined in the bylaws. The goal is to review complaints received about potential Unlicensed Activity violations in Florida to make sure they meet the threshold required for prosecution of “clear and convincing”. The committee then instructs the managing director to submit reports about those complaints that meet the threshold to DFS and/or DBPR, as necessary. The committee’s work is meant to help stem the increasing tide of Unlicensed activity violations in Florida.
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The fundraising committee secures sponsorship opportunities for the association by meeting with potential sponsors and promoting the benefits of the FAPIA programs available to them.
The FAPIA Ambassadors consist of public adjusters across the state who are engaged in a grassroots effort to help create relationships with their local legislators and help them learn about the important work public adjusters do to help families and businesses recover financially after a loss.
The goals of this committee are to network with DFS officials to track and discuss any pending legislation in the State Legislature, as well as to ensure coordination with any Lobbyist working on behalf of the Association.
The Finance Committee provides analysis, advice, and oversight of the FAPIA budget.