Member societies of the The National Association of Fraternal Insurance Counselors (NAFIC) and The Fraternal Field Managers Association (FFMA) each year is eligible to award one top representative as that societies FIC of the Year. This award winner will them become an eligible nominee for the International FIC of the Year (IFOTY.) To qualify as the IFOTY, they must meet an additional 3 requirements, they must be a member of NAFIC for at least 5 years, be a dues-paying member and have achieved a NAFIC production award. Once qualified a selection committee from the NAFIC and the FFMA selects one candidate to receive the award. These nominees maintain highest standards of professionalism, honesty, fairness, and competence; knowing and adhering to all applicable insurance regulations; continuing their education about the financial and fraternal elements of the field; empowering and educating their members; and serving their own society and community by putting others first.
2020 Denise Degerstrom - Catholic United Financial
2019 Nicholas Lemoine - WoodmenLife
2018 Brian Zitzman - Catholic United Financial
2017 Steven Eaton - Modern Woodmen of America
2016 Peter Ryan - Catholic United Financial
2015 Douglas Supak - Knights of Columbus
2014 Travis Horrell - Woodmen of the World
2013 Werner Halfman - Catholic Life Insurance
2012 Wilbert Jost - Catholic Life Insurance
2011 Geraldine Martinez - Catholic Life Insurance*
2010 Penny McGuffee - Woodmen of the World*
2009 Chuck Frauendienst - Modern Woodmen of America*
2008 Randy Kolarik - Western Fraternal Life*
2007 Edward Bosch Sr - Catholic Order of Foresters*
*Fraternal Congress of America (NFCA) (Now the American Fraternal Alliance (AFA)) distributed these awards in partnership with NAFIC and the FFMA.