WIND Committees

WIND Membership/Professional Designation Committee

  • 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.

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 2020 Co-Chair

Nicole Vinson
Merlin Law Group, P.A.
777 S. Harbour Island Blvd., Ste 950
Tampa, FL 33602
813.229.1000 • nvinson@merlinlawgroup.com

WIND 2020 Co-Chair

Illon R. Kantro, Esquire
Berk, Merchant & Sims, PLC.
2 Alhambra Plaza, Suite 700
Coral Gables, FL 33134
786 338 2871 • ikantro@berklawfirm.com

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, Christina May Bolin, Esquire
Christian & Small, LLC
1 Timber Way, Ste. 101
Daphne, AL 36527
251.432.1600 • cmbolin@csattorneys.com

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, Wayne D. Taylor, Esquire
Mozley, Finlayson & Loggins, LLP
One Premier Plaza, Suite 900
5605 Glenridge Drive
Atlanta, GA 30342
404.845.1944
wtaylor@mfllaw.com

Constitution/By-Laws

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

Chair, Donna DeVaney Stockham, Esquire
Stockham Law Group, P.A.
109 S. Edison Ave.
Tampa, FL 33606
 813.867.4455 • dstockham@stockhamlawgroup.com 


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