CIRB announced that seven industry professionals will participate in the 2017-2018 Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) class. The program increases participants’ knowledge of key policy issues and prepares them with the skills they need to be effective advocates for crop insurance.
“Now in its third year, there is no equivalent to CIRB’s Emerging Leaders Program. It provides a unique opportunity to gain real-world advocacy experience and learn about the challenges and opportunities facing federal crop insurance,” said Ron Rutledge, Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau Chairman. “Our future leaders also build relationships with influencers across the industry and from other trade associations, federal agencies and Members of Congress.”
The 2017-2018 CIRB Emerging Leaders Program class includes:
Sheila Backer, Farmers Mutual Hail, Joshua Bright, ARMtech, Brad Clow, COUNTRY Financial, Chad Groen, Farmers Mutual Hail, Heather Horne, Rural Community Insurance Services, Justin Newman, ADM/Crop Risk Services, Daniel Potts, Crop Risk Services