BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Jan. 1 will mark Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon's first day as president of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.
Donelon said in a statement Friday that the position will help him place Louisiana "at the forefront in the study and development of insurance regulation."
Donelon has been a member of the national trade group since he became commissioner in 2006. He joined the staff of the state's insurance department in 2001, serving as chief deputy commissioner.