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President: Jennifer Brown, Economical Insurance

519-570-8500 x 43375

Jennifer Brown is a Team Leader for Accident Benefits at Economical Insurance. She has worked in AB at Economical since 2010.  Jennifer has a Bachelor of Education from the University of Windsor and Bachelor of Science from Wilfrid Laurier. Jennifer has been an executive member with the K-W OIAA since 2013. Jennifer can usually be found doing something crafty with her kids or cooking/ baking something delicious in her spare time.


Vice President: Charlene Ferris, The Co-operators

1-877-682-5246 ext. 272280

Charlene Ferris is a National Property Response Centre Claims Specialist at The Co-operators.  Charlene has worked at The Co-operators since 2000, right after graduating from the Insurance Program at Mohawk College. Charlene has her Fellowship designation, Canadian Risk Management and is a  Certified Fire Explosion Investigator.  She also sits on the board of the International Association of Arson Investigators. Charlene spends her free time at the cottage, playing soccer or spending time with her nieces and nephews

Treasurer: Carrie Keogh, Economical Insurance

519-570-8322 ext.43220  

Carrie has worked for Economical Insurance for 8 years as an Accident Benefits Claims adjuster. Carrie has a background in theatre with an honours degree from the University of Windsor and has completed the Fundraising for Non-Profits program at Ryerson University.  Carrie spends her free time with her two little boys, Jamie and Evan. Carrie is excited to join the executive team


Secretary: Jaime Renner, Economical Insurance

519-570-8500 x 43031

Jaime Renner has worked for Economical since 2012.  She is currently an Accident Benefits adjuster.  Since joining Economical, she has successfully completed all 10 CIP courses and recently finished the first course in the Canadian Risk Management program.  Jaime has a back ground in education,  graduating from Conestoga College’s Educational Assistant program in 2003.  Jaime loves to cook and bake.  She considers herself to be a foodie.  In her free time she loves to go to the beach, travel and spend time with her partner Mike, his two amazing kids and her puppy Frank!

Past president: Cyndy Craig, Arch Insurance


Cyndy has been in the insurance industry since 1981, and works for Arch Insurance Canada, handling large Casualty, Environmental and Products Liability claims in her capacity as Claims Supervisor. This is her fifth year on the OIAA executive in the KW area. Cyndy  is an avid golfer, baseball player, and gardener.


Provincial Delegate: Stephen Tucker, Economical Insurance

519‐570‐8500 ext. 43281

Stephen sits on both the K-W OIAA and provincial OIAA executive council and this is his second year representing K-W at the provincial level. He has been in the insurance industry for 19 years and with Economical Insurance for the past 15 years, currently in the position of Line Manager, Ontario Casualty/Litigation Claims. Hobbies include hockey, skiing and curling and he enjoys travelling and cottaging with his wife Kim.

Director: Jenn Mohr, Economical Insurance

519‐570‐8500 ext. 43017

Jenn Mohr is a Claims Technical Advisor (Process and Systems) at Economical Insurance.  She has worked at Economical since 2001. The majority of that time has been a part of the Accident Benefit Claims team.  Jenn has a Bachelor of Arts degree from U of W.  In her spare time she enjoys kayaking, running, golf , skiing and travel.  Jenn is excited to join the executive team!


Director: Leeann Darke, The Co-operators


Leeann Darke is presently an Accident Benefits Claims Representative at The Co-operators. She has extensive experience in adjusting Catastrophic & complex claims and has been in the insurance industry for over 15 years.  In her free time she heads for outdoors to camp, go to the cottage or whatever adventure her kids and family lead her on. This is Leeann’s first year as an executive member of the K-W OIAA.


Social Director: Monika Bolejszo, Samis+Company


Monika joined Samis+Company's Waterloo office after articling and then working as a lawyer at another local firm. Her practice is focused on accident benefits disputes and includes the mediation, litigation and arbitration of these claims. She also handles private disputes between insurers. When not practicing law, Monika enjoys long distance running, cooking golf, and travel. This is Monika's second year as an executive member of the K-W OIAA.


Social Director: Ashleigh Leon, Miller Thomson LLP



Social Media / Website Director: Dan Strigberger, Samis+Company


Dan is a partner at Samis+Company in Waterloo. His first experience with insurance was at a Blackjack table, but today Daniel provides litigation services to many of Canada's leading property and casualty insurers. He acts for insurers’ interests in first party claims, coverage disputes, and tort actions. Daniel runs a Twitter feed, @InsuranzLaw, broadcasting "tweets" about cases and news stories dealing with insurance law issues as they happen.


Bulletin Director: Manish Patel, Larrek Investigations


Manish has over 25 years of Investigations experience and works with Larrek Investigations. He is a multi-faceted Investigator with extensive experience in Insurance Claims. Manish is an avid foodie and photographer, with interests in technology and things that go fast. 


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