NU Online News Service, Sept. 29, 2003, 1:55 p.m. EDT – GAMA International, Falls Church, Va., has named five executives to its new leadership team.

The team members will be Conkling Buckley, senior vice president for resource development; William Cochran, senior vice president for home office relations; Kathryn Kellam, senior vice president for professional development; MaryKay Myers, senior vice president and chief operating officer; and Charles Smith, chairman.

Smith has been chief executive officer of GAMA for five years. GAMA brought in the four other executives to take charge of the duties Smith has been handling by himself as CEO.

GAMA is an association that provides educational programs for managers of life insurance agencies.