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Board of Directors
President - Phil Lee 
President Elect - Cathy Little 
Past President - John Helms 
Secretary - John Fisher
Treasurer - Janine Wilson
Legislation - Patrick Burns 
New Membership - Pat Hennessy
Membership Retention - Sue Wakamoto-Lee 
CAHU-PAC - Hazel Bright 
HUPAC - Hazel Bright 
Hospitality - Maria Leimbach
Awards - Casey Stratmeyer
Communications & Media - Jonathan Greer 
GGAHU Foundation - Linda Rose Koehler
Member-at-Large -Mitzy Russom

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April 19 Membership Meeting: 
Learn the Secrets of Selling LTCI and Guaranteed Issue DI Policies

Please join us on April 19 for a highly educational session on selling  Long-Term Care Insurance (1 CE credit available) and What Benefits Brokers Need to Know about Guarantee Standard Issue Disability Insurance. You'll learn lots of valuable tips on how to sell these profitable products from industry experts  Megan Fromm of LTCI Solutions and Maxwell J. Schmitz of DI & LTC Insurance Services.
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May 18 - 2017 Sales Symposium: 
Sell More, Worry Less! Secrets to Success In Changing Times
Don't worry - get busy! There's plenty of business to be had in these changing times - if you've got the right attitude and the right tools. Learn how to unlock the power of LinkedIn, how to promote your business through the media, and hear from industry leaders about how they are navigating this tumultuous market. Afterwards, join your colleagues for post-Symposium cocktails and conversation!
Help Defeat Single Payer in California at the Upcoming CAHU Capitol Summit 
The CAHU Capital Summit is May 8-10 in Sacramento and will feature presentations by top CAHU officials, visits to our legislators, and speakers such as Mary Watanabe, Deputy Director of Health Policy and Stakeholder Relations at the Department of Managed Health Care. All GGAHU members are encouraged to attend. Much of the conference will focus on CAHU's effort to defeat the Single Payer legislation SB 562 in California.

GGAHU Goes to D.C. - 15 Members Represent Your Chapter at the 2017 NAHU Capital Conference
GGAHU members met with Congresswoman Barbara Lee (13th  District, Oakland) in the Capitol during NAHU's Capitol Conference in Washington D.C.  (L-R, Kym Hopwood, Jonathan Greer, Janine Wilson, Rep. Barbara Lee, Patrick Burns, John Helms)
GGAHU President Phil Lee outside the office of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
GGAHU Foundation Chair and NAHU Region 8 VP Linda Rose Koehler in front of the newly-renovated Capitol dome.
Congresswoman Krysten Sinema (D-AZ), who spoke at CapCon, with Board Member Jonathan Greer.
March Meeting Recap: Sales Prospecting in Today's Environment
GGAHU hosted a very informative panel discussion on Sales Prospecting at our March membership meeting.  (L-R, John Helms, Pat Hennessy, Joshua Hupp, Mario Martinez, Jonathan Greer)
D ave Fear Jr., CAHU's VP of Legislation gave GGAHU members an update of legislative activities on the national and State front.  Fear highlighted the imminent threat of the Single Payer bill SB562 that was introduced by the California Senate in Feb.  Opposing this bill will require massive lobbying efforts on the part of CAHU members, as well as large amounts of funds in the CAHU PAC and the Special Issues PAC.  All members are urged to contribute generously to CAHU-PAC in support of these efforts.

Thank You to Platinum Sponsor John Muir Health for Hosting the February Membership Meeting
Sharon Jenkins and Jessica Blaine of John Muir Health, a GGAHU Platinum sponsor, hosted an informative presentation on Workplace Wellness Programs at the February membership meeting at Muir's Treat Blvd. Medical facility.
Alex Tolbert of BerniePortal, GGAHU Platinum sponsor, recently published a book called "Online Benefits Technology:  The Strategic Broker's Guide." Alex will be speaking about online benefits technology at the upcoming Sales Symposium.
Health Net, GGAHU Platinum sponsor, sponsored the February CAHU Executive Board meeting in Orange County. Larry Tallman, HN's Chief Sales Officer, and Dick Manning, Broker Relations Officer, addressed the group.  
Thank you Health Net!
GGAHU Board Welcomes Three New Members
The GGAHU Board of Directors recently welcomed three new members to fill vacancies: John Fisher of Paylocity, Secretary; Jonathan Greer of Rockridge Health Insurance, Communications & Media Chair; and Maria Leimbach of Word & Brown; Hospitality Chair. The Board is holding its annual strategic planning meeting in April and a new Board will be elected to serve starting in July. The Board always welcomes interest from chapter members willing to serve our membership and increase their visibility in the industry by joining the Board. Interested members should contact President-elect Cathy Little