Meet Your 2021 Leadership Team!

Tue, 01/19/2021 - 20:51
by Chapter Secretary

Pacific Northwest Area Governor - Amy Patton, CPCU  Amy received her CPCU in 2012 and has since served on the Oregon Chapter Board as Director, Secretary, Vice President, President Elect & President. In 2019 she was a class instructor for CPCU 540, Finance and Accounting for Insurance Professionals.  Amy works at Crawford & Company as a Quality Manager and has almost 19-yrs experience in the Insurance Industry including Property Claims, Underwriting, Agency Relations & Med/PIP Claims. She is a proponent of all things Insurance, especially when it involves innovation and education.

Past President – Aaron Selburg, CPCU, ARe, AU-M, AU  Aaron is a Commercial Underwriting Manager at COUNTRY Financial.  He obtained his CPCU in 2014 and has been on the Oregon CPCU Chapter board since 2017.  His leadership positions within the chapter have included Board Member, Vice President, President Elect, and President.  Aaron is passionate about professional development and continuing education, both of which are aspects the Oregon CPCU chapter continues to offer. 

President – Jon Gice, CPCU, ARM, SCLA  Jon Gice is a retired Workers Compensation Executive who has held Senior Leadership positions including President in several companies.  He obtained his CPCU in 1987 and has been on both the Connecticut and Oregon CPCU Chapter Boards.  His Leadership Positions included Vice President and President (2x) in Connecticut and Treasurer, Vice President and President-Elect in Oregon.  Jon is a CPCU Champion who cannot see ever retiring from CPCU!

President-Elect – Lindy Gibbons, CPCU, AIC, AINS, API  Lindy Gibbons is an account executive with Travelers Management Liability. She obtained her CPCU in 2016. She has been in the insurance industry for approximately 12 years. She has been in positions of personal insurance, auto claims, middle market underwriting, and now management liability underwriting. This is her first year on the Oregon CPCU board and she is looking forward to the experience.

Secretary – Averina Salveson, CPCU, AIC, AINS, ARM  Averina Salveson is a compliance analyst with Liberty Mutual, in the Global Retail Markets U.S. Operations department. She has worked for Liberty Mutual since 2010 and has held various positions in commercial and personal lines claims. She obtained her CPCU in 2017. This is her first year on the Oregon CPCU board and she is excited to help ensure that Oregon CPCUs have continued opportunities to grow professionally and build their local network. 

Treasurer – Amber Lohmeier, CPCU, ARM, AINS, AIS  Amber is an Associate on the Aviation Team at EPIC Brokers.  She obtained her CPCU in 2016 and has been on the board of the Oregon CPCU Chapter since the fall of that same year.  Her leadership positions within the chapter have included Secretary, Treasurer and now Vice-President.  Amber has worked in the insurance industry since 2008 and has always been on the broker side of the business.  She is continually trying to find ways to enhance her professional skills and broaden her insurance knowledge. 2021 is going to be an exciting year for Amber, both professionally and personally, and she is excited for what is to come. 

Director of Social Media – Darcy Andrews, CPCU, MS, CRM, CIC, AFIS, AIAF, ARC, ARe, AU, AINS  Darcy is a Commercial Underwriter at Liberty Mutual. She obtained her CPCU in 2016.  This is her third year serving on the Oregon CPCU Chapter board.  Darcy is passionate about learning. She enjoys mentoring, networking, and promoting continuing education. She is looking forward to working with the board this year to provide related opportunities to our chapter members in 2021!

Director of Membership – Pat Morrill, CPCU, AIC  Pat's entire insurance experience has been in workers compensation.  She has had the privilege of working for three different carriers and three separate carrier paths starting in claims at NW Farm Bureau (not Country Financial). She left supervision to be an account manager then branch manager for EBI and has worked for SAIF since 1998 in agency marketing and since 2009 as the agency and group program coordinator.  Pat received her CPCU designation in 1989.

Director of Education – Vilay Siharath, CPCU, AU-M, AINS  Vilay (vee-lie) is a ContracPac Underwriter at CBIC, an RLI company. A 2015 graduate of the University of Hawai’i of Manoa’s Shidler College of Business, she earned her CPCU in 2019, AU-M in 2018, and AINS in 2016. This is her second year in both the Oregon CPCU Chapter and serving on the Board. She is looking forward to working hard in upholding the chapter’s history of excellence and prestige, as well as help in creating opportunities for professional development, networking, and education.

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