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Maryland Insurance Commissioner Redmer Named to Board of Directors of the National Insurance Producer Registry

BALTIMORE – The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) announced that its Executive Committee recently selected Maryland Insurance Commissioner, Al Redmer, Jr., as a board member for its non-profit affiliate, the National Insurance Producer Registry (NIPR).
The NAIC is the U.S. standard-setting and regulatory support organization created and governed by the chief insurance regulators from the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the five U.S. territories. The NIPR is the organization that manages the Producer Database and Gateway, an electronic system that links state insurance regulators with the producer entities that they regulate. NIPR is governed by a board of directors that includes seven members representing the NAIC and six industry members representing a cross-section of the insurance industry. Commissioner Redmer’s board term began this year.

“I am excited to represent my fellow insurance commissioners as well as Maryland consumers, insurers and agents in this key leadership position with our industry association,” said Commissioner Redmer. “I look forward to streamlining the producer-licensing process for the benefit of both regulators and industry.”

In addition to serving as Chair of the NAIC’s Northeast Zone, which consists of Commissioner representatives from the Northeastern U.S. states, Commissioner Redmer also represents the state’s interests as a voting member of the following NAIC Task Forces and Committees in 2017:
• Executive Committee
• Chair, Health Insurance and Managed Care Committee
• Chair, Travel Insurance Working Group
• Co-Chair, Long-Term Care Insurer Solvency Task Force
• Cybersecurity Task Force
• Government Relations Leadership Council
• Co-op Solvency and Receivership Working Group
• Senior Issues Task Force
• Consumer Liaison Committee
• State Government Liaison Committee

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