ACIC Participates in Tree Mortality Sub Committee on Insurance

Publish Date:Feb 28, 2017
Summary:
ACIC is now a member of the California Tree Mortality Sub Committee on Insurance looking into non renewal and price increase concerns in the areas impacted by the bark beetle infestation.
Local governments and officials in high risk wildfire areas continue to hear complaints from constituents about non renewal of homeowners insurance policies.  Mark Sektnan , ACIC president is now a member of the Tree Mortality Sub Committee on Insurance and meets with the committee twice a month.  Concerns are increasing over non renewals and higher prices in forested areas.  ACIC is working to educate the sub committee on how insurance works and how insurers balance their levels of risk.  

ACIC has organized a tour of a wildfire mitigation project in the sierras.  Representatives from the sub committee and the California Department of Insurance  along with insurance industry experts will all participate in this tour.      
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