John Felton will succeed Matt McAvoy as chairman of the National Association of Independent Life Brokerage Agencies in 2007.

NAILBA, Fairfax, Va., is a group for life brokerage agencies.

Felton is affiliated with Tennessee Brokerage Agency Inc., Knoxville, Tenn.

Other members of the NAILBA 2007 executive committee will include McAvoy, immediate past chair; Doug Mishkin, chair-elect; Gary Dworkin, treasurer; Mark Rosen, secretary; and Joseph Normandy, executive vice president.