WIND Committees

WIND Membership/Professional Designation Committee

Mission: to promote, and recognize, the interests of those committed to the windstorm insurance industry; to increase and enhance WIND’s perception in the windstorm insurance claim industry and other core groups through increased membership and attendance at WIND conferences; to manage and promote WIND’s FELLOW and PROFESSIONAL level designations among industry professionals, increasing awareness of, applications to and participation in the program.

Chair, Lori Flenniken 

Florida Intracoastal Underwriters, Ltd

954.200.7205 •  

Conference Program Committee

Mission: To plan and execute a successful annual Windstorm Insurance Conference incorporating WIND’s themes of education, professional development and networking opportunities.

WIND 2021 Chair
Michelle Bratcher
ASI/Progressive Home
866.274.5677 x1490 •

Long Range Planning

Mission: To evaluate and assess WIND’s overall organizational goals and objectives in one, three, five and ten year time objectives.

Chair, Beau Kron
Kron Claims


WIND Umpire and Appraiser Education and Review

Mission: To make recommendations to the WIND Board concerning the application/certification/renewal process, the WIND Umpire Guidelines, and the WIND Codes of Ethics. It also oversees and addresses complaints against umpires through its complaint committee. The WIND President serves as the fifth complaint committee member. 

Chair, Janet Brown, Esquire


Mission: To evaluate/address new issues and changes to WIND’s Bylaws as necessary for Board approval and membership votes.

Chair, Nicole Vinson, Esquire
Merlin Law 

WIND Certified Umpire Review Committee®
​The WIND Umpire Review Committee reviews complaints regarding violations of the WIND Umpire Directory application guidelines or the WIND Code of Ethics for Umpires in Insurance Disputes. ​Learn More

Past Presidents Committee

John Voelpel