SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — Nonprofits Insurance Alliance (NIA) recently appointed Ann Marie Gothard as Chair of Alliance of Nonprofits for Insurance, RRG (ANI).
As volunteer chair of ANI, Gothard provides leadership of a board of directors that oversees a cooperative insurance company serving more than 13,000 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations across 31 states and the District of Columbia.
“It is truly an honor to become Chair of ANI, an organization so deeply committed to helping nonprofits of all sizes deliver on their mission, achieve their goals, and serve their constituents,” said Gothard. “Nonprofits play a vital role in our communities, addressing critical social issues and providing essential services to those in need. I am grateful for the opportunity to serve in this role, and I look forward to working with the ANI team to help build a stronger, more resilient nonprofit sector.”
She currently serves as Vice President of Global Corporate Media Relations for Henry Schein, the world’s largest provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical practitioners, based in Melville, NY.
In her role, she leads a team responsible for all strategic media relations for the company’s corporate brand, as well as Henry Schein Cares, the company’s global corporate social responsibility program.
Ms. Gothard also serves as a board member for Pride Live, a New York-based social advocacy and community engagement organization for the LGBTQ+ community.
As part of Pride Live, she is also a co-founder of the Stonewall National Monument Visitor Center, the first LGBTQ+ visitor center within the National Parks System, and co-founder of Stonewall Day, a global campaign created with one purpose in mind: Preserve, advance, and celebrate the legacy of the Stonewall Rebellion.
She first became a member of the board of ANI in 2021.
“Ann Marie brings to the board extensive business experience along with a passion for community-based nonprofits,” says Pamela Davis, founder, president, and CEO of Nonprofits Insurance Alliance. “We are truly fortunate to have someone of her caliber serve in this volunteer capacity in service to nonprofits nationwide.”
Gothard’s term began on Friday, March 17, 2023.
About ANI and NIA:
Nonprofits Insurance Alliance (NIA) is the nation’s leading liability and property insurer exclusively serving nonprofit organizations.
Founded in 1989 in Santa Cruz, CA, NIA is a social enterprise developing the long-term sustainability of the nonprofit sector.
NIA has one of the best customer retention rates in the industry.
NIA members enjoy fair and equitable insurance pricing, specialized insurance coverages, dividends, and innovative risk management and member resources.
The NIA group brand is comprised of Alliance Member Services (AMS) and three insurers rated A (Excellent) by AM Best: Nonprofits Insurance Alliance of California (NIAC); Alliance of Nonprofits for Insurance, RRG (ANI); and National Alliance of Nonprofits for Insurance (NANI).
All organizations under the NIA brand are 501(c)(3) nonprofits. Learn more about Nonprofits Insurance Alliance at insurancefornonprofits.org/about.