The purpose of the GAWDA Insurance Trust is to supervise and direct a Group Insurance Program established to offer comprehensive insurance coverage at the lowest possible cost. The Insurance Trustees shall make nominations to fill any Trustee vacancy. A Trustee may serve only one full term of five years in addition to his completion of a term for which he was a substitute Trustee.

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Jimmy Walker, Jr. Chair
1322 Industrial Park Drive
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Phone: 662-624-6492

Brian McLaughlin, Vice Chair
USI Affinity
1 International Plaza, Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19113


Tom Biedermann
Airweld, Inc.

Dan Kipka
Oxygen Service Company

Eric Wood
O.E. Meyer