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OPEN RECRUITMENT: Apply Now for the Insurance Diversity Task Force

Thursday, January 17, 2019   (0 Comments)
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INSURANCE DIVERSITY TASK FORCE

Application Period Now Open

Submit by Wednesday, January 23, 2019

 

The California Department of Insuranceis seeking qualified representatives to serve on California’s Insurance Diversity Task Force.

 

The Insurance Diversity Task Force considers and makes recommendations about diversity in the insurance industry. Specifically, the mission of the Task Force is to:

  • Advise the Department of Insurance with member area(s) of expertise on Department initiatives to increase procurement with diverse suppliers and diversity on governing boards; and
  •  Identify and promote insurance companies that are actively engaged in diversity issues;
  • Explore the status of diverse representation on insurance company governing boards;
  • Provide recommendations to increase supplier or governing board diversity, which may include suggested changes to existing law.

Members of the Task Force are appointed for a term of two years. The Task Force meets quarterly in Sacramento with video conferencing in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Members commit to attending, at minimum, 2 of the 4 scheduled meetings.

 

Please refer interested individuals to our website onCommissioner Appointments, which includes detailed information about the vacancy as well as instructions on how to apply, at:http://www.insurance.ca.gov/0500-about-us/03-appointments/. Qualified applicants that reflect the diversity of the State of California, including women, LGBT, disabled veterans, and other minorities, are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Applications are due to the Department byWednesday, January 23, 2019.

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The Insurance Diversity Initiative was established by Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones in 2011 to address diversity issues within California's $310 billion insurance industry. Specifically, these efforts are meant to increase procurement from California’s diverse suppliers, as well as to increase diversity amongst insurer governing boards. To accomplish these goals, the Department conducts outreach, creates partnerships, hosts events, and most importantly, administers surveys to collect and publicly disseminate information about the state of diversity in the insurance industry.