Georgia Association of Public Insurance Adjusters
(GAPIA)

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Board of Directors

President
Brandon Lewis
 
Vice President
Anita Taff
 
Treasurer
Bob Ingram, ARM
 
Secretary
Robert Caspar
 
Chairman
JP Norton
 
Board Member
John Hipes, Esq.
 
Board Member
William "Chip" Merlin, Esq.
 
Board Member
Michael Weinstein, Esq.
 
Board Member
Michael Michio
 
Executive Director
 
 
Benefits of GAPIA Membership
 

GAPIA Members Can Expect

 
  • Public Insurance Adjuster specific Continuing Education opportunities
  • Two conferences each year for continuing education, information and networking. Continuing Education Conferences are FREE to members. Non-member fee is $150 per conference. 
  • The National Underwriter Select FCS subscription for only $250. 
  • Listing on the GAPIA.org website where many people turn when they have a loss and need a Public Insurance Adjuster
  • To receive monthly newsletter to stay abreast of industry news and get advice from experts in the field.
  • Online access to previous GAPIA Monthly Newsletters.
  • Exclusive access to our members only page on GAPIA.org. There you can find information and associate members who can assist you and your clients.
  • A continuing working relationship with the Georgia Insurance Commissioner’s office
  • Eligibility to serve on GAPIA’s Board of Directors and Committees
  • Recognition as a professional in your field
  • That GAPIA has worked and will work to enhance the industry by improving regulations governing the industry.
 
GAPIA has been growing in membership since its inception in 2010. GAPIA was formed to establish and maintain the highest professional standards, insure harmonious working relations with one another, promote general welfare, protect our rights and provide a means for solving and dealing with our common problems. GAPIA unites the Public Insurers of Georgia for their mutual benefit, protection and interest and for the benefit and protection of the general public.
 
GAPIA was also formed to establish and maintain high standards of professional conduct and efficiency among its members, and to study and assist in carrying out the provisions of all laws and regulations pertaining to Public Insurance Adjusters that may be enacted or formulated by the Legislature and Insurance department of the State of Georgia.
 
GAPIA provides the best public adjuster specific continuing education courses.  GAPIA provides the best public adjuster training with memorable speakers and experienced exhibitors. This is also an opportunity to network with other public adjusters to share industry knowledge.
 

Requirements for Membership in GAPIA

 
Individual Membership Special:  $250 Fee (Limited time only. Normally the fee is $500)
Individuals, who are licensed by the Georgia Department of Insurance to act as resident public adjusters, on a full time basis, and who fulfill all other requirements of the Association, shall be eligible for membership.
 
Associate Membership: $1,000
Non Resident Public Insurance Adjusters are eligible for an Associate Membership. This type of designated member is not eligible to serve as an Officer of the Association, however may serve on the Board of Directors as one of the elected members who hold no office. Only one Georgia State Licensed Non-Resident Public Adjuster may serve on the Board of Directors at any given time.
 
A registered member in good standing shall be one who is current in his dues and assessments in accordance with the by-laws of the Association, must also be duly licensed by the State of Georgia, who is of good character, and who abides by the code of professional conduct and ethics.
 
 
 
Membership Special !
For a Limited Time GAPIA's Membership fee for Individuals has been lowered from $500 to $250. Don't miss this exciting opportunity!