WIND Professional Designation Requirements

• Five (5) years of insurance industry related experience – at least 50% of work related to insurance (i.e. legal, adjusting, contracting, appraisal etc.)

• Submit CV/Resume and two (2) letters of reference from fellow insurance professionals

• Must be a current and good standing WIND Member

• Attended and received continuing education credits from at least three (3) annual Windstorm Insurance Conferences

• Agree to WIND Designation Code of Ethics

Promotional Usage of WIND Designation Program

Members may begin use of their designation (WIND-P and WIND-F) once the welcome letter, certificate and related promotional materials are received. WIND designations should be used only after being officially notified. A member can only be eligible for the WIND designation upon earning the WIND designation.

One-time application fee is $75. Submitted application information will be reviewed for compliance with WIND Professional Designation requirements.

Become a WIND Professional Designee:

  • Join/Renew as a WIND Member (you must be a member before applying below)
  • Apply as a WIND Professional Designee (you must be a paid WIND member to access this application)

WIND Fellow Designation Requirements

• Ten (10) years of insurance experience – at least 50% of work related to insurance (i.e. legal, adjusting, contracting, appraisal)

• Must be current and in good standing WIND Member

• Attend and received continuing education credits from five (5) annual Windstorm Insurance Conferences.

• Submit CV/Resume and two letters of reference from fellow insurance professionals

• Agree to WIND Designation Code of Ethics

• Demonstrate higher level of education and participation by achieving 50 points from any combination of the following:

Each category can be used only once:

  • Windstorm Insurance Conference presenter: 10 points
  • Windstorm Committee member: 10 points
  • Windstorm Insurance Network Board member: 10 points
  • Bachelor Degree: 10 points
  • Master Degree: 10 points
  • Doctoral Degree: 10 points
  • Letters of Reference (minimum 2 from industry professional): 5 points
  • Insurance Industry experience: minimum 10 years: 5 points
  • Industry accreditation/designation: 10 points (i.e.: CLU, ASC, AIC, CLA, SCLA, CPCU, CIC and any other approved industry accreditations)

Promotional Usage of WIND Designation Program

Members may begin use of their designation (WIND-P and WIND-F) once the welcome letter, certificate and related promotional materials are received. WIND designations should be used only after being officially notified. A member can only be eligible for the WIND designation upon earning the WIND designation.

One-time application fee is $125. Submitted application information will be reviewed for compliance with WIND Fellow Designation requirements.

Become a WIND Fellow Designee:

  • Join/Renew as a WIND Member (you must be a member before applying below)
  • Apply as a WIND Fellow Designee (you must be a paid WIND member to access this application)

Questions on the WIND Designation Program?

We’re here to help! Please contact us at 804.905.WIND (9463) or admin@windnetwork.com