Announcement from the Board of Directors

Effective June 1, 2023, Bob Hope, the current Executive Director for the Surplus Line Association (SLA) of Washington will be retiring. He will continue to partner with the SLA through the remainder of 2023, serving as a supporting consultant for the association.

Bob started with the SLA of WA in 2008, and he has worked diligently over the years to maintain a fair and healthy surplus lines marketplace in the state of Washington. Bob has been a distinguished and trusted industry fixture, and his contributions to the surplus lines market have been numerous. We warmly congratulate Bob for his accomplishments and his legacy, and we thank him for passing on a healthy association organization. We celebrate with Bob as he transitions into his very well-earned retirement.

Joy Erven, previously the COO of the SLA of California, will be stepping into the role of CEO & Executive Director for the Surplus Line Association of Washington.

If you have any questions, please call the SLA office at (206)224-4230.

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Surplus Line Association of Washington

The Surplus Line Association of Washington is a not-for-profit corporation created to promote a stable Non-Admitted insurance market in the State of Washington to offer viable options to the insurance buying public, to encourage and facilitate compliance by its members with the laws of the State of Washington and the United States of America relative to surplus lines coverage, to provide means for the examination of surplus line policies, to assist members in filing, to supply educational support to members regarding laws, rules and regulations relevant to surplus lines insurance as well as through sponsorship of training classes and seminars, and to communicate with the Legislature and Office of the Insurance Commissioner in support of our members and the Non-Admitted Marketplace. READ MORE.