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Public Affairs

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Marguerite Seidel
Vice President of Public Affairs

Marguerite ("Maggie") Seidel serves as the Vice President for Public Affairs for AIA, where she leads AIA’s media relations and grassroots advocacy operations.

Ms. Seidel has nearly a decade of policy and communications experience in both the private and public sectors. Prior to joining AIA, she was a senior public relations & media strategist for the Charles Koch Institute. Ms. Seidel previously served as assistant vice president of media relations and communications for the Consumer Bankers Association and communications director for a Member of Congress.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from George Mason University, a Master’s Degree in Elections & Campaign Management from Fordham University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Villanova University.

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More from Maggie Seidel

AIA's Maggie Seidel discusses flood insurance coverage in the Montclair Local

August 23, 2018 - More and more homeowners are starting to reevaluate the extent of their insurance coverage. “Especially now. In the aftermath of events like this, it puts risk at the forefront of people’s minds,” Seidel said....

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AIA's Maggie Seidel says AIA is following TRIA renewal closely in WorkCompCentral

August 15, 2018 - "We are watching — and working — the issue closely," said Marguerite Seidel, vice president of the American Insurance Association. "A lot can happen between now and 2020."...

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AIA's Maggie Seidel comments on a Massachusetts workers' compensation bill in WorkCompCentral

August 2, 2018 - "We supported the creation of a formulary and were disappointed that it wasn’t part of the final package," said Marguerite Seidel with the American Insurance Association....

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AIA's Maggie Seidel weighs in on a bill in NY with NBC

March 29, 2018 - “Sexual assault in all circumstances needs to be punished to the fullest extent of the law,” Seidel said. “From an insurance standpoint, we have concerns about any provision that retroactively removes the statute of limitations (SOL) for civil cases.” ...

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AIA's Maggie Seidel outlines the dangers of distracted driving in the El Paso Herald-Post

February 9, 2018 - “You’re in a parking lot,” says Maggie, “programming your GPS system, sending a text to someone one, making calls, receiving calls, that’s part of the problem.”...

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AIA's Maggie Seidel praises medical fee schedules in BestWire

November 2, 2017 - The American Insurance Association supports the council’s effort toward workers’ comp reform, said Maggie Seidel, AIA vice president, public affairs. She said the plan’s medical fee schedule would help keep costs in check and puts Wisconsin in line with fee schedules in 44 other states....

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AIA’s Marguerite Seidel explains insurers’ role in wildlife-related property damage

September 13 - An apparently wayward deer ran roughshod through a townhouse on Lakeside Drive in Lower Swatara Township, causing an undisclosed amount of damage, township police say. AIA’s Marguerite Seidel, vice president of public affairs, said “the typical homeowners insurance policy would cover property damage (from wildlife) unless it is specifically excluded under the policy.”...

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AIA’s Marguerite Seidel discusses recent hurricanes’ impact on workers’ compensation

September 13, 2017 - AIA’s Maggie Seidel, vice president of public affairs, notes, "We haven't seen any evidence that suggests prior natural catastrophes - such as Florida's four major hurricanes in 2004 or Hurricane Katrina in 2005 - gave rise to a meaningful increase in either work-related injuries or workers' compensation premiums." AIA also does not expect large spikes in premiums due to the hurricanes....

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