Certified Aviation Insurance Professional

The Certified Aviation Insurance Professional (CAIP) designation is designed to elevate the aviation insurance industry's professional standards, enhance individual performance, and recognize and designate those who demonstrate the knowledge essential to understanding and managing the concerns of the aviation insurance industry.

The information on this application will be used to evaluate your candidacy for the CAIP designation. Please complete all information. Incomplete applications will be returned. If information requested does not apply to you, please indicate with N/A.

Return this application to AIA along with proof of completion of the required courses (or exemption documentation), proof of college degree (if applicable), letter from current employer with your start date and your $150 non‐refundable application fee. All applications are due at AIA headquarters NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 28.

CAIP Application

CAIP Application

If an applicant has earned the CPCU or the CIC designation, all of the CPCU required courses will be waived. The only course the individual would be required to take is AIA's Aviation Insurance and Risk Management.

CAIP designations are awarded once a year during the AIA annual conference. To be eligible for the designation during the conference, all applications must be submitted to AIA headquarters for processing NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 1 of that year.

Click Here for the CAIP Application Form

Required Courses

Required Courses

To earn the CAIP, applicants must have the following:

  • Worked at least 5 years in the Aviation Insurance Industry
  • Completed CPCU 530 -- Business Law for Insurance Professionals
  • Completed CPCU 520 -- Insurance Operations
  • Completed CPCU 552 -- Commercial Liability Risk Management and Insurance
  • Completed CPCU 500 -- Foundations of Risk Management & Insurance
  • Completed AIA's Aviation Insurance Core Principles & Concepts Course
  • Completed AIA's Aviation Insurance and Risk Management Course
  • Completed the CAIP Application
  • Be an active member and member in good standing of AIA

If an applicant has earned the CPCU or the CIC designation, all of the CPCU required courses will be waived. The only course the individual would be required to take is AIA's Aviation Insurance Core Principles & Concepts Course. If an applicant has completed the CPCU 2, course 552 will be waived)

CAIP Gold

CAIP Gold

The Aviation Insurance Association awards the CAIP Gold status to its members who have already obtained the Certified Aviation Insurance Professional designation, and who have thereafter demonstrated their sustained commitment to the aviation insurance profession through industry leadership, regular participation in the Aviation Insurance Association and other industry organizations, and ongoing involvement with industry educational programs ‐ above and beyond the call of duty.

Candidates become eligible for CAIP Gold status no sooner than two years after their initial CAIP designation and all activities considered for CAIP Gold status shall have been accomplished after their initial CAIP designation.

Once you qualify for the CAIP Gold Designation, you will need to re-qualify for your Gold status every two years.

The information on this application will be used to evaluate your candidacy for CAIP Gold status. Please complete all information. Incomplete applications will be returned. If information requested does not apply to you, please indicate with N/A.

Return this application to AIA along with proof of completion of the required courses (or exemption documentation). All applications are due at AIA headquarters NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 28.

For your reference, the point qualifications are listed below.

Download the CAIP Gold Application!

Click here to see the current list of individuals who have earned their CAIP Gold designation.

Qualifications

Education
Pass national insurance exam (i.e., CPCU, ARM, CIC) 20 per exam
Attend national insurance industry meeting/seminar (submit details)
(i.e., CPCU annual meeting, RIMS conference, Ruble seminar, etc.)
Up to 20*
Attend local insurance industry meeting/seminar (submit details)
(i.e., local CPCU chapter meetings, local I-Day, local RIMS meeting)
Up to 20*
Attend AIA continuing education session 15
Meet continuing education (CE) requirements of your state 5
Other insurance-related courses or seminars (submit details) TBD*
Leadership
Serve on AIA Board of Directors 20
Serve as speaker or moderator for CE, division meeting or general session at AIA conference 20
Serve as speaker or moderator for insurance-related topics for other industry organization 15
Serve as chairperson of AIA committee 15
Author or co-author an article published in The Binder 15
Author or co-author an article published in other industry publication 10
Participation
Attend AIA annual conference 15
Serve on AIA committee, subcommittee or task force 10
Serve on insurance committee of other industry organization 10
Other activities that should be considered (submit details) Up to 10*

In addition, you will need to submit the appropriate paperwork to prove your attendance, etc., for each item. For example, if you had an article published in a magazine, include that article with the rest of your paperwork. If you’ve passed a national insurance exam, please submit your certificate or other proof of your passing score. NOTE: mandatory courses required to obtain your CAIP designation cannot be included in your CAIP Gold point total.

Name Company Name Designation
Vickie Adams Global Aerospace
CAIP
Lisa Alderson Butler-Brown Insurance, Inc.
CAIP
Eric Barfield Hope Aviation Insurance, Inc.
CAIP Gold
Elizabeth Bates Caledonian Insurance Group, Inc.
CAIP
Ryan Birr Northwest Insurance Group, Inc.
CAIP Gold
Lorina J. Bishop SterlingRisk of Utah, LLC
CAIP
Thomas Bradshaw Halton Hall & Associates/Menger Underwriting Services, LLC
CAIP
Ken Brion Mountain Air Insurance Services
CAIP
Terry Britt Eastern Aviation Insurance Services, LLC
CAIP
John Brogan USAIG
CAIP
Noreen Brogan AIG Aerospace
CAIP
Jeffrey S. Bruno Global Aerospace
CAIP Gold
James Buffington Sutton James, Inc.
CAIP
Ed Butler Butler-Brown Insurance, Inc.
CAIP
Douglas S. Carr EBCO Aviation Underwriters, Inc.
CAIP
Tim Carter Global Aerospace
CAIP
Sharon Cathey JSL Aviation, a Division of J Smith Lanier & Co.
CAIP
Michael Chevrette Great American Insurance Company
CAIP
Jack Chisholm
CAIP
Michael Connors N/A
CAIP
Charles Conour, Jr. Conour Insurance, Inc.
CAIP
Julie Crawford AOPA Insurance Agency, Inc.
CAIP
John Cunningham Beacon Aviation Insurance Services
CAIP
Jennifer Czyrba The Fedeli Group
CAIP
John Danilov AIG Aerospace
CAIP
Nick Davies Lockton Companies
CAIP
Paul Davis Elevon Aviation Insurance Solutions, LLC
CAIP
Lisa DeMichael Global Aerospace
CAIP
Josh Dietrick Alexander Aviation Associates, Inc.
CAIP
Jonathan Doolittle Sutton James, Inc.
CAIP Gold
Thomas Dundon Neal & Harwell
CAIP
Bryant Dunn Global Aerospace
CAIP
Todd Fallbacher Old Republic Aerospace, Inc.
CAIP
Beverly Fant Wells Fargo Insurance Services USA, Inc.
CAIP
Gary Feramisco Berkley Aviation (a W.R. Berkley Company)
CAIP Gold
Alicia Fick McGriff Seibels & Williams of WA Inc.
CAIP
Stacey Field Servco Pacific Insurance
CAIP
Kelly Fleischer AvQuest Insurance Service
CAIP
Debi Fleischer AvQuest Insurance Service
CAIP
Chris Fostiak Hays Aviation
CAIP
Mena Hope Gardiner Hope Aviation Insurance, Inc.
CAIP
Greg Gaylor National Aviation & Marine Underwriters
CAIP Gold
Diana Gaylor National Aviation & Marine Underwriters
CAIP
Gladys Gee USAIG
CAIP
James Graber Alexander Aviation Associates, Inc.
CAIP
Jeff Graber Alexander Aviation Associates, Inc.
CAIP
Katherine Graeter
CAIP
Paul Grant Rose Walker, LLP
CAIP
Nancy Gratzer Marsh USA Inc.
CAIP Gold
Edward Green AIG Aerospace
CAIP
Cindy Hales HUB International Northwest, LLC
CAIP Gold
Jason Hendrix Aon Risk Services
CAIP Gold
Megan Henshaw Saltchuk
CAIP
Ryan Hilton Butler Weihmuller Katz Craig LLP
CAIP
Marion Hope Hope Aviation Insurance, Inc.
CAIP
Stuart C. Hope, Jr. Hope Aviation Insurance, Inc.
CAIP Gold
Holly Hopkinson McGriff, Seibels and Williams
CAIP
Diane Jelinek Gallagher Aviation
CAIP
Doug Johnson JSL Aviation, a Division of J Smith Lanier & Co.
CAIP Gold
Drew Johnston IMA
CAIP
Nolan Jones Edward Jones Risk Placement Corporation
CAIP
Caitlyn Jones-Henry Sutton James, Inc.
CAIP
Anisa Justice AIA- Individual Member
CAIP
Richard Kenney Sutton James of the South
CAIP
Kathy Kenyon Hope Aviation Insurance, Inc.
CAIP
William Kingsley AirSure Limited LLC
CAIP
Swaraj Kowlessur Airports of Mauritius Co Ltd
CAIP
Scott Langevin Avion Insurance Agency, Inc.
CAIP
Annette LaRue Stephens Insurance/AirResource Group
CAIP
Robert Little Air Safety Dynamics
CAIP
John J. Lobaugh Aviation Insurance Services
CAIP
William Lovett Whiskey Lima Aviation, LLC
CAIP Gold
Edwin Marin USAIG
CAIP Gold
Jeremy McCaslin Caledonian Insurance Group, Inc.
CAIP Gold
Joel McCaslin Caledonian Insurance Group, Inc.
CAIP
James McConnell Professional Insurance Management
CAIP
Twylia McKee Marsh and McLennan Agency, LLC
CAIP Gold
Bob McManus Beacon Aviation Insurance Services
CAIP
Jason McNamara ADA Insurance Centers, Inc./ AIC Insurance Services
CAIP
Jennifer Melvin
CAIP
Megan Millang Berkley Aviation (a W.R. Berkley Company)
CAIP
Laura Moya
CAIP
J. Arthur Mozley Mozley, Finlayson & Loggins
CAIP Gold
Tom Murphy XL Catlin
CAIP
Venktakrishnan Narayanan Aerospace Quality Research and Development
CAIP
Rose Marie Norman Aon Risk Solutions, Inc. - Aviation
CAIP
Stacie Osborn CAVU Advisory LLC
CAIP
Ralph Pagano Fitzpatrick & Hunt, Pagano, Aubert, LLP
CAIP
Mary Palmer London Aviation Underwriters, Inc.
CAIP Gold
Michael J. Pechloff Global Aerospace
CAIP
Teresa Pechloff Specialty Aviation Underwriters
CAIP Gold
Andrew Pell BFL Canada Insurance Services Inc.
CAIP
Michael Prahl Old Republic Aerospace
CAIP
J. Jeffery Rasmussen Aero Insurance, LLC
CAIP Gold
John Redfearn Fiduciary Solutions Insurance Agency, Inc.
CAIP
Jon Riemenschneider Global Aerospace
CAIP
Terry A. Riney Terry Riney Agency, Inc
CAIP
Scott Ross Global Aerospace
CAIP Gold
Elias Saboura-Polkovotsy Beiramee & Saboura, P.C.
CAIP
Lyndsay Schaben SilverStone Group
CAIP
John Self Caledonian Insurance Group, Inc.
CAIP
Christopher Sheau Willis Towers Watson
CAIP
Alan Smith USI Insurance Services
CAIP
Michael Sparber Riemer Insurance Group, Inc.
CAIP
Todd Starr Rose Walker Starr
CAIP Gold
Kenneth Stroger TransRe
CAIP
Kimberley Stufflet Preferred Aviation Underwriters
CAIP Gold
Teresa Tolonen Caledonian Insurance Group, Inc.
CAIP
Pete Torell Torell Aviation Insurance Agency, Inc.
CAIP
Rick Underwood Global Aerospace
CAIP
Matthew Varca AIG
CAIP
Mark Vickery ADA Insurance Centers, Inc./ AIC Insurance Services
CAIP
John Webster Global Aerospace, Inc
CAIP Gold
Steven Whitlock AirSure Limited LLC
CAIP Gold
Mark S. Williamson ONI Risk Partners LLC
CAIP
Robert Wilson Andreini & Company
CAIP
Kathryn Woodall D.R. Cox & Company, Inc.
CAIP
Eugene Wooley Kern Wooley, P.C.
CAIP