Board of Directors

President

Kevin Jaques
UHC
e-mail: info@austinahu.org 

 President Elect

Kevin Opgenorth
Seton Insurance
e-mail: membership@austinahu.org 

Vice President

Kenneth Walker
Nexus Insurance Marketing Group, LLC

Treasurer

Gail Yantis
Mercury Brokerage Group
e-mail: treasurer@austinahu.org 

Secretary

Carey Kines
United Healthcare

 Immediate Past President          

Robert Whitt
Exceptional Benefits
e-mail: president@austinahu.org 

Awards

Nancy Dytrich
Goldstein Insurance Services

Awards
Stephanie Rickey
Texas Associates Insurors

Professional Development

Maria Irwin
UHC

Legislative Fundraising 
Thomas Dorroh
BKCW Insurance Agency

Legislative Activities
Sarah Borders
National Financial Partners - NFP
e-mail: sarah.borders@nfp.com 

Legislative Activities

Ronald Buffum
The Buffum Group
e-mail: legislation@austinahu.org 

Membership Recruitment

Kevin Opgenorth
Seton Insurance
e-mail: membership@austinahu.org 

Membership Retention 
Renee Kelly
Ameritas Group

Technology (Website)

Linda New
New Insurance Benefits
e-mail: admin@austinahu.org 

Media Relations 

Melissa Perryman
Janko, Inc.

Director of Membership Culture/Special Projects
Heather Phipps
AlwaysCare Benefits

Director of Membership Culture/Special Projects
Kevin Wolter
Allstate Benefits
e-mail: customerculture@austinahu.org 

Trustee

Mark Bellman
UnitedHealthcare

Trustee

Ronald Buffum
The Buffum Group
e-mail: legislation@austinahu.org 

Trustee

Linda New
New Insurance Benefits
e-mail: admin@austinahu.org