Membership Chair: Cindy Jones
Vanguard Council Chair: Nathan Paschal Lacroix
Recruiting & Mentoring Chair: Sima Reid
Communications Chair: Juliet Lucero
Media Chair: Dede Kennedy-Simington
With more than 400 members, LAAHU is one of the nation's largest Health Underwriting chapters. And we're continuing to grow. LAAHU had a membership campaign going until January 31st, sponsored by Healthnet, that offered one year of paid membership to the winner of a drawing of new members and their sponsors. Our new member, Pedro Vigil, won the drawing and will receive his second year of membership paid for by Healthnet.
LAAHU has developed an internship program with local college's. The first intern was placed into a member agency in January. LAAHU has also been asked to speak during class to students interested in a profession in healthcare at CSUN. Read more about it
LAAHU is working with Lytespeed, a provider of pre-licensing training and CE to educate newly licensed agents on the many benefits of LAAHU membership.
LAAHU is active on the CAHU Diversity Task Force - helping to show lawmakers and public policy makers your impact on consumers as advocates.
LAAHU is proud to continue to bring new talent to the association and the profession with
our active Vanguard Council. The LA Vanguard Council Committee has done a wonderful job putting together creative and unique events for our members to network and share ideas. To see more about how to get involved
LAAHU is developing a relationship as the trusted source of information, in regards to Health Insurance advice, for the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce and various Los Angeles County initiatives.
LAAHU has increased it's social media activity and awareness significantly, instigating a CA wide social media campaign in September 2016 that impacted agents/members nationally.
LAAHU has been actively informing the media, via press releases and interviews with our Media Chair, Dede Kennedy-Simington, about the impact potential changes can have on our clients. Go to
to see frequent updates of press releases we are sending.
PLEASE - if you have a desire to get more involved with opportunities to LEARN, HELP and NETWORK, let us know. We need you!