Mark Vander Kooy
Chief Strategy Officer
Senior Vice President - Federal & Political Affairs
Senior Vice President - State and Policy Affairs
Senior Vice President – Member Experience
Senior Vice President - Events, Education, & Association Services
Chief of Staff/Assistant Corporate Secretary
Vice President – IT & Building Services
Vice President - Finance
Vice President - Marketing Communications
Vice President - Public Affairs
Erin Collins has spent nearly 20 years as a policy advocate across the financial services and insurance sectors. Collins currently manages the State Legislative and Regulatory Teams and related lobbying objectives for NAMIC. She also leads NAMIC’s involvement with the National Conference of Insurance Legislators and participates in NAMIC’s activities with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.
Collins has testified before numerous state legislatures and Congress on behalf of the association’s 1,500 member companies on topics ranging from frequency and severity of auto accidents, reform of opioid abuse in the workers’ compensation sector, and pre-disaster mitigation aimed at hardening local communities throughout the United States.
Collins received her bachelor’s degree in political science from Mary Baldwin University and her master’s degree in public administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Prior to joining the NAMIC team, Collins spent more than six years as the director of government affairs for the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, where she led all lobbying initiatives, grassroots activity, and the Society’s political action committee.