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FERDINAND – Two board members for Ferdinand Farmers Mutual Insurance Co. in Ferdinand received Farm Mutual Director Certification designations from the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies.
Jim Kemper and Alan Weyer were among 68 farm mutual directors recognized during NAMIC’s 117th annual convention in September.
NAMIC launched the Farm Mutual Director Certification Program in 2007 to recognize farm mutual insurance company board members for their educational accomplishments and their dedication to professionalism.
To become a certified farm mutual director, participants must be an active director of a farm mutual company, complete four courses from each of three areas – management, operations and insurance and finance accounting, and complete continuing education classes to maintain the designation.
Since the beginning of the program, more than 350 directors have become certified.