Meetings of the TWIA Board of Directors are open to the public and subject to the Texas Open Meetings Act, Chapter 551 Texas Government Code. Meetings are usually held quarterly, but may be scheduled whenever it is necessary for the board to meet. Dates, times, and materials for these meetings can be found in this section of the website. A roster for the TWIA Board of Directors and any committees is included.
The Texas Insurance Code Chapter 2210 outlines the composition and objectives of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association’s Board of Directors. TWIA is governed by a Board of Directors appointed by the Commissioner of Insurance. The ten-member Board includes four representatives of the insurance industry; four residents of first tier coastal counties, at least one of whom must be a licensed property and casualty agent; one representative of an area of the state not located in the seacoast territory; and, one licensed engineer that serves as a non-voting member. All Board members must have demonstrated experience in insurance, general business or actuarial principles sufficient to make the success of the Association probable. The nonvoting member of the Board is appointed to advise the Board regarding issues relating to the building code inspection process. All Board members are unpaid volunteers.