SVIA Board of Directors Nominations

Nominations needed before September 20, 2016

September 6-20, 2016
The SVIA Board of Directors has three seats that will be open for election at the end of this year. The seats are for two service firm members and one plan sponsor. As the voting member for your company, you have the opportunity to nominate individuals as candidates to run for election to the board. Your nomination would be appreciated by September 20th.
Current Board & Membership - A list of current board members is provided to help you think about your nominations along with a list of current voting members. These can be found under the Current Board of Directors tab at the left of your screen.

Current Voting Members - A list of SVIA's current voting members can be found on the left of your screen under Voting Members/Companies.
Retiring Member - A service firm seat will be open since Helen Napoli with New York Life retired this April.

Ex-Officio Members - The board currently has two ex-officio, non-voting members who serve at the pleasure of the board. They are Aruna Hobbs with MassMutual who is treasurer as well as James King with Prudential, who is SVIA's past chairman of the board. Both will be stepping down from the board at the end of 2016.

Eligible for Second Term - Two members of the board are eligible to run for a second term if nominated again. Tom Schuster, MetLife, a service firm member will be finishing his first term and is eligible to run for a second term. Joe Fazzino, UTC, a plan sponsor member, is also eligible to run for another term.

Please join me in thanking and recognizing Helen Napoli, Aruna Hobbs and Jim King for their service on SVIA's Board of Directors and encouraging Joe Fazzino and Tom Schuster who are running for another term on the board of directors.
Should you have any questions, please contact Gina Mitchell at 202-580-7620 or

Thank you in advance for your nominations!