California Council Meeting

A Note of Thanks

Insurance Professionals of Los Angeles would like to thank everyone for attending the California Council meeting held in beautiful Glendale on October 4th & 5th 2019.

We enjoyed a lot o' good grub 'n stumbled upon our hidden jewels but a few o' us had t' walk th' plank fer misbehavin’. 'til next time me mateys be safe on th’ high seas! (The pirates are still trying to take over!!!)

Christine, we would like to take the opportunity to congratulate you on a job well done as Council Director and look forward to seeing what you and your team accomplish in the next 9 months.

Thank you!
Kari Woods
President of IPLA & California Council Co-Host Committee
California Council Director Elect

Christine Chandler Tillett, PHR, CLP

The Insurance Professionals of Los Angeles, Inc. Congratulates Their Immediate Past President and Current President IPLA congratulates Christine Chandler Tillett, PHR, CLP on her recent International Association of Insurance Professionals (IAIP) - Risk Management Professional of the Year award. Christine received the award at the IAIP International Convention. In addition, Christine also received a full scholarship from IRMI for her Construction Risk Insurance Specialist courses. Kari Woods the current President of IPLA was also awarded with a full scholarship for her ACSR designation from The Institutes. - June 29, 2019 - Insurance Professionals of Los Angeles, Inc.

Susan Fife

Retires after 40 years of dedicated service to Hoffman Brown Insurance Company.

Thank you Susan, for your dedication and service. A job well done!

become a member of ipla

The Insurance Women of Los Angles (IWLA) was initially formed in 1928 as The Insurance Girls Service Club of Southern California with the purpose of securing jobs for personnel in the Insurance industry. In 1941, IWLA was one of the initial 19 associations to become part of the National Association of Insurance Women, International ( NAIW.)

The NAIW became the International Association of Insurance Professionls (IAIP) in 2011. Following suit, the IWLA changed its name to Insurance Professionals of Los Angeles (IPLA).

Being part of the IAIP enhances IPLA's purpose to provide professional education, an environment in which to build and enhance business alliances and an opportunity to make contact with people of varying experiences within the Insurance industry.

The IPLA is an association that includes people from a variety of related industries and professions: the insurance industry, retail and wholesale, legal profession, management amongst others. All members are committed to education, professional and personal development, and furthering the goals of their industry/profession. Membership is open to all who strive for and practice professionalism.

From the IAIP


The International Association of Insurance Professionals is a professional association open to individuals in the insurance and risk management industries. IAIP is best known for providing insurance education, leadership development and networking opportunities to its members.

Education: Membership provides you the opportunity to increase your business productivity and profitability by participating in educational offerings and making business connections with other industry professionals.

Leadership: IAIP offers many opportunities for developing, refining, and practicing leadership skills for the purpose of professional advancement. Over 70% of our members have advanced their careers through belonging to the association.

Community: IAIP opens the door to networking opportunities to help you make connections in your community, as well as regionally and internationally.