The National Association of Insurance Commissioners has picked Eric Dinallo to be chair of the Life Insurance and Annuities Committee.

The NAIC, Kansas City, Mo., also has announced the names of the other 2008 committee chairs and vice chairs.

NAIC officers, NAIC zone representatives and the most immediate past NAIC president met earlier this month to make the assignments, officials say.

Here is a list of the 2008 NAIC committee leaders:

Life Insurance and Annuities Committee

- Chair: Eric Dinallo, superintendent, New York State Insurance Department.

- Vice Chair: Sean Dilweg, commissioner, Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance.

Health Insurance and Managed Care Committee

- Chair: Joel Ario, acting commissioner, Pennsylvania Insurance Department.

- Vice Chair: Kim Holland, commissioner, Oklahoma Insurance Department.

Financial Condition Committee

- Chair: Alfred Gross, commissioner, Virginia Bureau of Insurance.

- Vice Chair: Mary Jo Hudson, director, Ohio Department of Insurance.

Financial Regulation Standards and Accreditation Committee

- Chair: Joseph Torti III, superintendent, Rhode Island Insurance Division.

- Vice Chair: Leslie A. Newman, commissioner, Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance.

Market Regulation and Consumer Affairs Committee

- Chair: John Morrison, commissioner, Montana Department of Insurance.

- Vice Chair: Julie Benafield Bowman, commissioner, Arkansas Insurance Department.

International Insurance Relations Committee

- Chair: Walter Bell, commissioner, Alabama Department of Insurance.

- Vice Chair: John Morrison, commissioner, Montana Department of Insurance.

- Vice Chair: Alfred Gross, commissioner, Virginia Bureau of Insurance.

- Vice Chair: Dorelisse Juarbe Jim?nez, commissioner, Puerto Rico Department of Insurance.

Information Resources Management Committee

- Chair: Jim Long, commissioner, North Carolina Department of Insurance.

- Vice Chair: Julie Benafield Bowman, commissioner, Arkansas Insurance Department.

Property and Casualty Insurance Committee

- Chair: Kevin McCarty, commissioner, Florida Office of Insurance Regulation.

- Vice Chair: Michael McRaith, director, Illinois Division of Insurance.