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Dear MCA Members:
Our first fiscal year meeting was held on September 4, 2019 at Judy's Place in Mobile Alabama. The meeting was called to order by our association president Joe Morris. Joe welcomed our guest speaker and members to this occasion.  Joe reminded everyone that membership fees are due this month and asked everyone to complete a membership application if you have not done so. He also announced October 1, 2019 meeting will be held at Judy’s Place with guest speaker will be Sherriff Sam Cochran with the Mobile County Sheriff’s Department.

We are considering January 2020 as adjuster appreciation monthly meeting. During this meeting we will have a three-hour ethics course for adjuster prior to the meeting and will have Ryan Barkdull with Pilot Catastrophe as quest speaker. Ryan will be presenting Xactimate X1 new estimating program.

We are putting together a hurricane prep day for adjusters on June 1, 2020, during the event, we would like to have FEMA GA’s speak to the group along with company offering CEU’s to adjusters. We will have a company representative available for adjusters to have their laptops hard drives cleaned and ready for storm season.

Joe further stated if you have any suggestions of any speakers for our upcoming meetings, please notify Joe or any board member.  Joe then announced our guest speaker, Judge Patterson. 
Judge Patterson spoke on an array of great informative topics. Judge was elated to see the array of our members' occupation titles that tied in our association. He spoke on the rules we face in society, people banding together to protect each other, deriving to a system to address grievance, in addition to addressing and resolving grievance. Judge Patterson further discussed proper funding with legislation and the constant backlog of trials that have been pushed back due to lack of funding.  He also spoke on previous presidency candidates being very different in today’s presidency candidates and elections. He further discussed civil case backlogs due to no funding and discussed our economy and politics in the upcoming 2020 election.  He touched on important topics regarding the supreme court and the great depression, and the constitution.  He lastly spoke about getting out and advocate for right and wrong as well as the opioid drug abuse in today's society and legislation tacts.
Judge Patterson was given a very attentive applause from our members after his great speaking. 
The meeting was concluded with three door prizes that were donated by our association members Ms. Sandy Cooke with EFI Global and Mr. Fred Walch with The Walch Group. Thank you both for your great door prizes. 

Our Next Meeting:
When: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at  5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Judy’s Place  located at 3977 Government Blvd, Mobile, AL 36693
Please RSVP below as we only have 30 seats available.

Speaker
 Sheriff Sam Cochran with the Mobile County Sheriff’s Department will be our guest speaker for the evening. Sam Cochran is a native Mobilian who graduated from the McGill Institute and went on to attend the University of South Alabama where he holds both a bachelor and masters degree in criminal justice and public administration.  He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy. ...Read more
 
Please make plans to attend and bring a guest with you.  The social networking hour will begin at 5:00 pm and dinner will start at 6:00 p.m. Cost for the dinner is $25 for members and $30 for non-members. Cash bar will be available. 
Cash or Check only - we do not accept Credit Cards

We look forward to seeing everyone on October 1st!

Membership Renewal

Membership fees are due on September 1st. and cost is $35.00 per person (Cash or Check only - we do not accept Credit Cards) If you have not submitted your membership renewal, please click here to download membership formfill it out and bring it with you.  It is very much appreciated if you would take care of this step prior to arriving to our meeting as this event is usually very busy.  

Make checks payable to: Mobile Claims Association
Mail checks with application to: MCA
P.O. Box 161357
Mobile, AL 36616
 
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Speakers...

If you would like to speak at one of our meetings, please contact Joe Morris or Chris Black to arrange a presentation and/or CE Class.

Stay tuned and check our website or Facebook page or our upcoming events.

Best Regards,

Mobile Claims Association 2019-2020


2019-2020 Officers
President: Joe Morris  ~ Vice-President: Chris Black
Secretary: Darrenda Plainer ~ Treasurer: Wayne Hartung
Sergeant-At-Arms: Jason Chandler ~ Attorney: David Hamby

 

 

2019-2020 Calendar

The Mobile Claims Association meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month. We have also planned a variety of fun networking events throughout the year. For more information, please visit our website

Sep 4 Regular Meeting
Oct 1 Regular Meeting
Nov 5 Regular Meeting
Dec   Christmas Party
Jan 7 Adjusters Appreciation Night
Feb 4 Regular Meeting
Mar 3 Regular Meeting 
Apr 7 Regular Meeting
May 5 Regular Meeting
Jun 2 Regular Meeting

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