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2017 GIS Annual International Conference - September 28-30, 2017
Registration is Now Open, Save the Date!

February is Insurance Careers Month!
You Can Get Involved in the Movement!

You can participate in the Insurance Careers Movement, and now is the best time to start as we kick off February 2017, the 2nd Insurance Careers Month! As an i ndividual, you can participate in ICM in February in a variety of ways. Please l ike and share GIS posts or posts from other participating companies, using the hashtag for the movement #CareerTrifecta in your posts! GIS chapters will be participating in a contest and we will be sharing the results throughout February creating videos that show or inspire young people to pursue a career in insurance. GIS students are known for their creativity so keep watch! 

Be sure to tweet, re-tweet, share, like and follow partner and industry organizations. Consider ways that you and your organization can create more interest in insurance careers!  

Visit the resources section of the Insurance Careers Movement website for more information and to sign up for the e-mail distribution list.

Together we can continue to bring interest and top talent to the industry! #GammaIS #CareerTrifecta

Insurance Careers Movement Challenge! 
Calling Young Professionals! Insurance offers some of the most rewarding careers out there. It hits the career trifecta: stable, rewarding and limitless. Tell us, in 200 words or less; Why should other young professionals explore a career in insurance? You  can enter the contest now through January 13th at 5 p.m., by posting a response to the question  for a Chance to Win a $500 Debit Gift Card (1st prize), a $100 Debit Gift Card (2nd prize), or a  $50 Debit Gift Card (3rd prize)!  Enter by clicking here!
Attention Employers, Campus Career Fairs are Scheduled! 
Save the Dates and Attend!

GIS schools are scheduling career fairs for the spring semester!

Employers, this is your opportunity to connect with, recruit, and hire GIS students to your organizations. Create brand awareness on college campuses while meeting large groups of students in a single setting. Now is the time to conveniently recruit GIS students before they get hired by your competition. Visit GIS students on campus and find your next generation of industry leaders! 

In the link below please  find the dates, details and contacts at the schools that have scheduled their career fairs. 

2017 Campus Career Fairs
GIS Career Center - Free Entry Level Posting Code through 1/11/2017!
Now is the Time to Post Internship Opportunities

The GIS Career Center is the ideal place to post insurance industry entry-level positions and internships to gain the attention of students focused on finding insurance careers.

If you are looking for the perfect hire, let the GIS Career Center work for you! Our brilliant students will find you! Post your opportunities in our career center and make the hiring process a breeze. 

Free Entry Level Posting Offer!

GIS is offering Single 180-Day Entry Level postings for free with the code GISPRIME. This code expires after 1/11/2017. 

Take a minute to post your entry level positions free today!

Thank you to the GIS Sustaining Partners
Making a Three-Year Commitment to the Growth of GIS!

Does your organization pride itself on making a direct and lasting impact on the development of the next generation of insurance professionals? 

Become a GIS Sustaining Partner, and with your support, GIS will be able to increase the number of strategic initiatives designed to promote the educational and professional development of collegiate students pursuing careers in the industry. Determine how your dollars are spent, while gaining benefits afforded exclusively to this category of sponsors. Click here to learn more and find out how you can participate in the sustaining partners program. 

Visionary Level

Leader Level

Innovator Level
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Contact GIS Executive Director Noelle Codispoti at  to hear the benefits today!
Student Newsletter
January 2017

Our student newsletter showcases what some of our 4,000+ talented student members and 25,000+ alumni are up to, provides updates on our active and applicant chapters, and shows how the industry and the Grand Chapter connect with our students.

Click the link below to read the Student Newsletter that was sent to students on January 2, 2017.
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Support GIS at No Cost to You!

You can give to GIS with no cost or effort #StartWithaSmile at and Amazon donates to Gamma Iota Sigma.

When you shop Amazon through the link below, GIS will receive a donation from Amazon of 0.5% of your eligible purchases with no cost to you!   

Simple, effortless and free! Thank you!
GIS Alumni 
You Can Stay Involved!
GIS Alumni gather frequently to network, reunite and have fun, as well as to mentor, connect with and assist the next generation of GIS professionals. Join a chapter near you, or start one in your city! Please contact one of the regional chapter leaders below or Alumni Council President, Jake Timmins at or Vice President, Sabrina Hanitz at for information on starting a chapter in your area! You can also visit the Alumni Council Webpage to contact your local leaders.

Has anything changed? Your employer? Job title? Location? Address and phone  number?   Thank you for notifying us of changes in your contact information.  Please remember to mark "Gamma Iota Sigma" as a safe sender! Please keep in touch and provide us with any changes to your contact information by filling out this  Alumni Update Form . Thank you!

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Noelle Codispoti
Executive Director

Sharla Floyd
Director of Development and Strategic Initiatives
Grace Grant
Director of Chapter Services

Alyson Koehler
Director of Marketing and Communications

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please contact: 

Meg Allwein

Glenn Dorr
Executive Vice President

Jason Warden
Vice President

Jeff Henry
Vice President

John Hammond
(Immediate Past President)
Sabrina Hanitz

Wes Griffiths

Jake Timmins
Alumni Representative

Jake Timmins
Jacob Galecki
Industry Representative
Dr. RB Drennan
Faculty Representative
Dr. Karen Epermanis
Faculty Representative

Celeste Azubuike
Student Representative
Sarah Rumon
Student Representative
Noelle Codispoti 
Executive Director