The Insurance Brokers Association of Canada (IBAC) has confirmed its new executive officers and board of directors for 2021-2022.
IBAC is a cooperative network of brokers’ associations in 10 Canadian provinces that represents the insurance-buying interests of Canadians to the federal government. Representing more than 38,000 insurance brokers across Canada, IBAC acts as the national voice of property and casualty brokers as well as advocating for insurance consumers.
Kent Rowe has been appointed as chair of the board after serving as president for the 2020-2021 term. Based in St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Rowe is vice president of commercial lines at Wedgwood Insurance & The Magnes Group.
Supporting Rowe as executive officers in the coming year will be Robyn Young - president (Alberta), Linda Dolan – president elect (British Columbia), Traci Boland – vice president (Ontario), and Mario Reimer – vice president (Manitoba).
The rest of IBAC's board of directors for 2021-2022 will include:
- Vicki Livingston – Insurance Brokers Association of Alberta (IBAA)
- Jessica Asano – Insurance Brokers Association of British Columbia (IBABC)
- Brett McGregor – Insurance Brokers Association of Manitoba (IBAM)
- Stephen Halsall – Insurance Brokers Association of New Brunswick (IBANB)
- Adam Nolan – Insurance Brokers Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (IBAN)
- Aneill MacCaull – Insurance Brokers Association of Nova Scotia (IBANS)
- Joseph Carnevale – Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO)
- David Cooke – Insurance Brokers Association of Prince Edward Island (IBAPEI)
- Jaycee Turtle – Insurance Brokers Association of Saskatchewan (IBAS)
- Mathieu Brunet – Regroupement des cabinets de courtage d’assurance du Québec (RCCAQ)
- Terry Dodsworth – Toronto Insurance Council (TIC)
IBAC CEO Peter Braid said the association’s board will provide strong leadership as Canada continues along its path of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
“IBAC’s executive and board of directors are dedicated individuals from across the country who bring their knowledge, experience and insights to the national table,” he said. “The pandemic will have long-lasting impacts, and our new board will provide strong leadership as we move forward. With a continued focus on supporting brokers and advocating for insurance consumers, together we will ensure that IBAC remains an effective voice for our members.”