Nebraska Department Of Insurance Director Offers Town Hall At 4 P.M. Tuesday, Feb. 26, At UNK

Deborah Murray
director of the Center for Rural Research/Development, 308.865.8199
Ways in which the weather and natural disasters affect insurance rates will be among the topics covered in a 4 p.m. town hall meeting with Ann Frohman, director of the Nebraska Department of Insurance, tomorrow (Tuesday, Feb. 26) at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.
       Frohman, a UNK graduate, will present the town hall meeting in Room 003N of the West Center. She will speak about insurance rates in terms of what might be some advantages to Nebraskans in light of the state’s agreement with  “BaFin”, a German insurance regulator, and  Medicare Part D assistance. The town hall is free and open to the public.
       Deborah Murray, director of the UNK Center for Rural Research and Development, said that the town hall is likely to be
of interest to those concerned with personal and business financial security, especially homeowners, insurance agents, bankers, investment counselors and financial advisers.  
       Frohman is the second in a series of directors of Nebraska state agencies who will be speaking at classes and in public town hall forums. Among the town hall topics being covered this semester are taxation, economic development, banking and finance, roads and public health.
       Murray said, “At the town hall meetings,  the directors will address issues of interest to university students and members of our community. In the classroom, the directors will discuss current regulatory issues in their fields and career opportunities within their agencies.”
       The Nebraska state agency director presentations are part of a series of guest lecture series that have been created to: 1) encourage students to consider careers in Nebraska State government, 2) bring information to students, faculty and the community about issues of importance and relevance to them, 3) create situations in which students, faculty, and community members can engage in one-on-one conversations with the speaker, and 4) create opportunities for all participants to network.