FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 18, 2009

OVERLAND PARK, Kan — Judy Anderson, Rural Community Insurance Services, was presented with the Crop Insurance Industry Leadership Award at the 2009 Crop Insurance Industry Annual Convention. This award is given to individuals who are directly involved in the Crop Insurance Industry and who consistently serve the Industry by providing outstanding leadership.

Mrs. Anderson has been involved in the MPCI program in excess of 44 years, first working with the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation and later moving to the private industry side of the business. She has been responsible for developing operating procedures for the Rural Community Insurance Services headquarters and the RCIS Sales and Service Offices, as well as handling day-to-day operations. The MPCI program is extremely paper intensive and Mrs. Anderson has been involved in developing technology solutions to streamline processes that have led to MPCI premium and liability being booked in a fast and efficient manner; a valuable service to both agents and producers.

As we all know, the MPCI program involves many complex federal rules and regulations, as well as many procedures that must be followed by all those involved in the business. Mrs. Anderson’s knowledge, experience and common sense have helped many RCIS employees and agents succeed in this challenging environment. Her knowledge of MPCI has assisted many others as she has been known as one of the people to go to with questions on policy and procedure.

Throughout the course of her career, she has testified on behalf of the crop insurance industry before the U.S. Senate. In addition, she has served on the NCIS MPCI Actuarial and Statistical Committee, has chaired the NCIS Training Committee, and has been a member of the NCIS Product Development Committee.

Photo Caption: (left to right) Robert Parkerson, President, National Crop Insurance Services; Judy Anderson, Rural Community Insurance Services; and, Randy Tronnes, Rural Community Insurance Services and Chairman of the NCIS Board of Directors.

Photo Caption: (left to right) Robert Parkerson, President, National Crop Insurance Services; Judy Anderson, Rural Community Insurance Services; and, Randy Tronnes, Rural Community Insurance Services and Chairman of the NCIS Board of Directors.

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