WIND Certified Umpire Terms and Conditions

I attest that I have attended the entire four-hour WIND Certified Umpire class or entire four-hour WIND Certified Umpire Recertification class.

I will renew certification every three years as a condition to maintaining a listing in the WIND Certified Umpire Directory.

If selected to serve as an umpire, I will serve in a fair and impartial manner and will make a true, just and conscientious award according to the best of his/her knowledge, skill and judgment.

If selected to serve as an umpire, I agree to personally view and inspect the subject property if requested by one of the appraisers.

I attest that I have read and agree to adhere to the WIND Code of Ethics for Umpires in Insurance Disputes® as adopted by the Windstorm Insurance Network, Inc.

I will submit certified criminal history results form directly to WIND. I understand I am responsible for any fees (around $25) associated with obtaining or submitting this criminal history form.

I understand I must be an active and current WIND member, in good standing, and must renew my membership annually to remain a WIND Certified Umpire and remain in the WIND Certified Umpire Directory.

I understand that after successfully completing the above requirements set forth by WIND, my name and contact information will appear on the WIND website under the category of WIND Certified Umpire Directory during my paid application period as long as I maintain my annual WIND membership, and remain in good standing.

I consent to the use of my name and company on the WIND website under the heading as a WIND Certified Umpire. I take sole responsibility and accept the sole risk of any information that I disclose – publicly or otherwise – through my participation with WIND.

I understand that WIND reserves the right to remove my name and contact information from the WIND Certified Umpire Directory if I fail to meet and maintain these guidelines.

I release WIND and its subcontractors, affiliates, directors, officers, members, and other representatives from all liability, losses, damages, claims, and expenses of any nature that I may suffer or incur in connection with participation as listed as a WIND Certified Umpire.

The attest that the information I have supplied to WIND is true and correct.