Dear Membership, 

We were happy to bring back David Weaver of Nederveld to continue the discussion on spring storms in September. 

Our next meeting is scheduled for Friday, November 19th, 2021. We will have Eric Moch & Isaac Melton of Hepler Broom Law Firm here to discuss a variety of topics to include cell tower data, vacant v. unoccupied in structure fire and flood claims & medical fraud trends and defense strategies. Register today via the website or thru communication sent by the board. 

At the end of the meeting, we will have a short business meeting and our annual election. Up for re-election; 

    • Heather Horvath- President
    • David O’Carrol- Vice President
    • Brian Bilderback- Director
    • Chris Block- Director
    • Karen Jennings- Director
    • Jesus Ortiz- Director 

We currently have an open director position on the board. If you are interested or you know a member who is interested, please reach out to me or anyone on the board. 

December is fast approaching, please renew your international and local memberships today. 

This is YOUR Chapter and you have an amazing and committed Board serving you. I know that you all will continue to support the Chapter as we move ahead in the coming years and continue to grow and serve our members.  Thanks to all of you for all that you have done and will continue to do. The Board asks that if you would like to recommend a training topic/speaker, please make your thoughts known to Chris Block, who is our Training Chair for the Chapter. His e-mail is   

As a reminder, please mark your calendars for the meeting dates shown on the website so you are sure not to miss a meeting. Thanks to ALL who make this Chapter the success that it has been and for your support as we go forward. It is YOUR involvement that makes this Chapter what it is. 

Have a great day!

As always,
Heather Horvath, IL-IASIU President

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