In recognition of volunteer excellence, the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP) presented the Evelyn Ireland Volunteer Award to Roger Skinner, on Sept.18 in Orlando, Florida. The Evelyn Ireland Volunteer Award recognizes annual volunteer contributions necessary for the association to accomplish its mission to promote and advance the dental benefits industry and improve consumer access to affordable, quality dental care.
“Roger Skinner is one of the original members of the creation of the Indiana State Association Health Underwriters (ISAHU). This means Roger has been a continuous member and advocate for Hoosiers for almost 40 years. Roger has held numerous state and local officer and committee chair positions during his many decades of service. He is considered within the employee benefits industry on a national, regional and state basis to be one of its leading experts. ISAHU members consider Roger to be one of our strongest assets and are proud to have him as one of its leaders. On behalf of the entire ISAHU membership, we congratulate Roger on another well-deserved honor.” said Jeff Goodwin, ISAHU President.
Skinner is Vice President of Business at Argus Dental & Vision, Inc., headquartered in Tampa, Florida. He has extensive experience in the employee benefits and the insurance industry having worked for Met Life, Principal Financial, Specialized Benefit Plans and GroupLink prior to joining Argus in 2013. Skinner earned a B.S. from Indiana University with a major in Insurance and has spent his entire career supporting and working with the employee benefit brokerage community nationally and has focused on dental and vision for the past 30 years. He is past president of the Indiana and Indianapolis Association of Health Underwriters (ISAHU) and also served on the National Association of Health Underwriters Board as LPRT and Membership Chair for one year respectively and two years on the board of HUPAC (Health Underwriter PAC). Skinner currently serves as the ISAHU PAC chair and he is a longtime member of the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP) where he currently volunteers on the membership workgroup.