NU Online News Service, April 9, 10:20 a.m. – The Critical Illness Working Group Conference has elected its first steering committee.

The members of the steering committee are Kenneth J. Smith of Mutual of Omaha, Omaha, Neb.; Sheila Matheson of ESG Re North America Ltd., Toronto; and Eddy Levy of ERC Life, Toronto.

Executives in the critical illness industry recently formed the working group to help home office personnel and field sales representatives share ideas about marketing and selling critical illness insurance. The group held its first marketing forum in Orlando in March, and it is now planning a second forum for 2003.

More information is available from Kenneth Smith, at ken.smith@mutualofomaha.com