The Western Alliance is proud to announce CPIA designation courses will be available via webinar format beginning in January 2024 at  


Check our calendar of events for course informatioin.  

Registrations will be open soon!

CPIA - Certified Professional Insurance Agent

Empowering Insurance Professionals into the Future

The CPIA designation is first-of-its-kind, hands-on, how-to training. To earn the CPIA designation candidates are required to participate in a series of three, one-day seminars THE BEST PART IS NO EXAMS!
Completion is due three years from the first course.

These seminars are designed to enhance the ability of producers, sales support staff, and company personnel to efficiently create and distribute effective insurance programs. Participants leave with ideas that will produce sales results immediately.

While not a requirement, it is recommended that courses are taken in order.E&O Discounts apply for Utica National Policy Holders.

Each of the 3 courses are approved for 7 CE in
AZ | CA | ID | MT | NM | NV | OR | WA

Course Modules

Position for Success

Implement for Success

Sustain Success

During this workshop, participants focus on internal and external factors affecting
the creation of effective business development goals.

Factors discussed include:

current state of the insurance                 marketplace

competitive pressures

insurance carrier underwriting criteria

consumer expectations.

During this workshop, participants learn:

specific tools for analyzing consumer needs

how to utilize risk identification techniques to gather pertinent prospect

skills necessary to assimilate information gathered into customized coverage recommendations

how to prepare a complete submission

tips for preparing and presenting a comprehensive insurance proposal

This workshop focuses on fulfilling the implied promises contained in the insuring agreement.

Participants will:

review methods of providing evidence of insurance coverage

discuss policies and procedures for controlling errors and omissions including policy review and delivery, endorsements, claims-processing, and handling of client complaints

learn how to calculate the lifetime value of a client and techniques for generating referrals.

CPIA Update Requirement

The Certified Professional Insurance Agent designation stands for professionalism, commitment to professional training and results, and technical knowledge. To maintain the right
to use the CPIA designation, designees must complete an update on an annual basis * or maintain a Ruby, Sapphire or Diamond level membership with the CPIA Program.

* CPIA 1, CPIA 2, CPIA 3, Special Topics:

An Agent’s Guide to Understanding and Mitigating Cyber Exposures

Disaster and Continuity Planning for Business and Families

An E&O Loss Control Program for Agencies

Below is a chart of Oregon 2022 primary election results as of May 22, 2024.  In some cases, the race is still close, so the top name is listed but it is in italics.  If you want to track any particular race, here is the link to the Secretary of State Elections website: Oregon Secretary of State ( Lots of new faces, so if you know any of these folks, please let PIA know.

2024 Oregon Primary Election Results

Unofficial preliminary results as of 5/22/2024



U.S. Rep – 1Suzanne BonamiciBob Todd
U.S. Rep – 2Dan RubyCliff Bentz
U.S. Rep – 3Maxine DexterJoanna Harbour
U.S. Rep – 4Val HoyleMonique Despain
U.S. Rep – 5Janelle BynumLori Chavez-Deremer
U.S. Rep – 6Andrea SalinasMike Erickson

Secretary of State

 Tobias ReadDennis Linthicum


 Elizabeth SteinerBrian Boquist

Attorney General

 Dan RayfieldWill Lathrop

State Senate

1 David Brock Smith
2Tracy ThompsonNoah Robinson
5Jo BeaudreauDick Anderson
9 Fred Girod
12Scott HooperBruce Starr
14Kate LieberShane Bolton
18Wlnsvey CamposBrian Pierson
21Kathleen Taylor 
22Lew FrederickMichael Saperstein
23Khanh Pham 
25Chris GorsekRaymond Love
27Anthony BroadmanMichael Summers
28 Diane Linthicum
29 Todd Nash
30 Mike Mclane

State House

1Bret CecilCourt Boice
2 Virgle Osborne
3Mark SeligmanDwayne Yunker
4Richard ChasmAlek Skarlatos
5Pam MarshKatherine Green
6Lilia CaballeroKim Wallan
7John LivelyCory Burket
8Lisa Fragala 
9Erik SchuttpelzBoomer Wright
10David Gomberg 
11Nina BrennerJami Cate
12 Darin Harbick
13Nancy NathansonTimothy Sutherland
14Julie Fahey 
15Terrence VirnigShelly Boshart Davis
16Sarah Finger Mcdonald 
17David BeemEd Diehl
18 Rick Lewis
19Tom AndersenDavid Brown
20Paul EvansKevin Chambers
21Virginia StapletonKevin Mannix
22Lesly MunozTracy Cramer
23Kriss WrightAnna Scharf
24 Lucetta Elmer
25Ben BowmanBob Niemeyer
26Courtney NeronJason Fields
27Ken HelmSandra Nelson
28Dacia GrayberCharles (Chick) Mengis
29Susan Mclain 
30Nathan Sosa 
31Jordan GutierrezDarcey Edwards
32Logan LaityCyrus Javadi
33Shannon Jones IsadoreStan Baumhofer
34Lisa ReynoldsJohn Verbeek
35Farrah ChaichiDan Martin
36Hai PhamShawn Chummar
37Jules WaltersBen Edtl
38Daniel Nguyen 
39April DobsonAimee Reiner
40Annessa HartmanMichael Newgard
41Mark GambaElvis Clark
42Rob Nosse 
43Tawna SanchezTim Lemaster
44Travis Nelson 
45Thuy Tran 
46Willy Chotzen 
47Andrea Valderrama 
48Hoa H NguyenJohn Masterman
49Zach HudsonTerry Tipsord
50Ricki RuizPaul Drechsler
51 Christine Drazan
52Nick Walden PoublonJeff Helfrich
53Emerson LevyKeri Lopez
54Jason Kropf 
55James WilliamsonE Werner Reschke
56 Emily Mcintire
57 Greg Smith
58 Bobby Levy
59Brian SampVikki Breese-Iverson
60 Mark Owens

News Clips

Disclaimer: The news links below are for your information only. PIA does not take responsibility for nor endorse their content.

From OregonLive 5-22-2024:

Son of Oregon senator barred from reelection wins Republican bid for father’s seat –

Maxine Dexter wins Democratic nomination in competitive primary for Portland area seat in Congress –

Rep. Janelle Bynum secures Democratic nomination in Oregon’s 5th Congressional District –

State Treasurer Tobias Read wins Democratic primary for Oregon secretary of state –

Oregon Sen. Elizabeth Steiner wins Democratic nomination for state treasurer –

Christine Drazan wins bid to return to Oregon House –

Primary winners Dan Rayfield, Will Lathrop to square off for Oregon AG –

Republican Oregon House member who supported abortion access, gender-affirming care bill ousted from office – oregonlive.comHealthcare clinic CEO Shannon Jones Isadore wins Democratic primary to represent Portland’s west side –