Women in Insurance & Financial Services Elects 2010-2011 Officers and Board of Directors

ALBANY, NY (11/02/2010)(readMedia)-- At the 2010 Annual Meeting held in Boston, MA, Women in Insurance & Financial Services approved its 2010-2011 Slate of National Officers and Directors.

Named to the new board were the following:

President -

Karen Roberts (Sagemark Consulting- Emerald Financial Group) of Deerfield Beach, FL

President-Elect -

Terri McDermott ChFC CLU CLTC (Crystal Financial Strategies) of Wayne, PA


Theresa Schaffer FIC (Thrivent Financial for Lutherans) of Watertown, SD

Treasurer -

Lisa Lettenmaier (Health Source NW) of Milwaukie, OR

Immediate Past President-

Kathleen Godfrey (Godfrey Financial Associates, Inc.) of Latham, NY

Directors- serving the second year of a two-year term-

Angelia Z. Fritter, CLTC, CLU, ChFC, LUTCF (The Fritter Group) of Glen Allen, VA

ShirleyAnn M. Robertson, CLTC (Prudential) of Schaumburg, IL

Paula E. Vogel, LUTCF, FIC (Thrivent Financial for Lutherans) of Bloomington, IL

Directors- Serving the first Year of a two-year term-

Marilyn Arnold (New York Life) of Cherry Hill, NJ

Maia Chase (Northwestern Mutual Financial Network) of Portland, OR

Susan Combs (Combs & Company) of New York, NY

Pamela Gilmour, CPA, CFP®, CLU, ChFC®, CASL (Financial Fitness) of Towson, MD

Arthea J. S. (Charlie) Reed, Ph.D., CLTC (Northwestern Mutual Financial Network) of Asheville, NC

Alice Tang (The Business Planning Group) of Clackamas, OR

Women in Insurance & Financial Services, headquartered in Albany, NY, is the only national organization in the insurance and financial services industry exclusively devoted to supporting the careers of women succeed in this business. The WIFS mission is 'to attract, develop, and advance the success of women in the financial services industry.'

Over 1200 WIFS members receive benefits that include monthly webinars, local chapters in over 30 US markets, annual national events, professional education, member discounts, and corporate partnerships.

For more information about WIFS and upcoming programs, visit www.wifsnational.org or contact Nicole Correia, Executive Director at 866-264-WIFS (9437).