On Thursday, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) announced the election of its new slate of officers for 2011. The new officers are: Susan E. Voss, president, Iowa insurance commissioner; Kevin M. McCarthy, president-elect, Florida insurance commissioner; Kim Holland, vice president, Oklahoma insurance commissioner; and James J. Donelon, secretary-treasurer, Louisiana insurance commissioner.
Voss has served as commissioner for Iowa since 2005; prior to her appointment, she served as Iowa’s first deputy commissioner. In the past she has held the posts of assistant attorney general for the Iowa Department of Transportation, legal counsel to the state ombudsman, counsel to the Iowa Legislature in the area of taxation and economic development, and tax policy attorney for the Iowa Department of Revenue and Finance.
McCarthy, Florida’s first appointed insurance commissioner, was named to the post in 2003. Responsible for Florida’s insurance market, he has been in public service since 1988, becoming an expert in workers' compensation issues with the Florida Department of Labor and Employment Security.