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The current 2018-2019 IPSB Board of Directors consists of the following members:


President (and Webmaster):

Kathy Curtis - HUB International Insurance Services









Kathy Curtis was born and raised in Santa Barbara and attended local schools in the area. She had several careers before she transitioned into the Insurance business. She began working in a single line agency, “State Farm Insurance”, in 1996, specializing in Personal Lines Coverage. During that time she obtained her California Property Casualty and Life/ Health Licenses.

In 1999 she transferred from a Single-Line Insurance Company to a multi-line brokerage; Manchester Insurance Agency. She began working in the Claims office and then later moved up to become an Account Manager. In 2003 she expanded her job skills by transferring to HUB International Insurance Services Inc. During that time she has obtained her CISR Designation from the National Alliance.

Kathy joined IPSB in 1997 and has been active in the organization for twenty-one years. She became the Secretary in 2012 and served four terms.  In addition, she also served as Vice-President from 2014 to 2017.  She is now serving her second term as the President.  

She also created the IPSB website and enjoys updating the site, using her own photography so everyone can enjoy beautiful pictures of Santa Barbara.  In addition, she updates the Facebook page as well.  She has been happily married for seventeen years to her husband, Jim.


Vice-President/Treasurer:

Becky Alunan - HUB International Insurance Services









Becky Alunan has been in the insurance industry since 1989. Her curiosity about insurance in general led to a position as a Personal Lines Assistant at Ogilvy, Gilbert, Norris & Hill. She then transferred to Commercial Lines as a Sales Assistant in 1992 and as a Marketing Specialist in 1995 for the same agency.  

She is currently the Marketing Manager for HUB International Insurance Services Inc. in Santa Barbara, CA. Becky participated in various IPSB events for over 21 years and joined IPSB as a member in 2014.
Becky enjoys traveling, watching NHL hockey games and spoiling her nephews and nieces.


Secretary:

Pat Park - Alarm Insurance Agency 










Pat Park has worked in the Insurance Industry since 1957, starting as a file clerk at Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada in Montreal; Commercial Lines rater at INA in Los Angeles; then in Commercial Lines positions at several insurance agencies in Santa Barbara. She is officially retired, but currently working part time from home, as a Commercial Lines Account Manager for Alarm Insurance Agency, North Charleston, SC.Pat joined the Insurance Women of Santa Barbara in 1979 serving as President in 1991 and 1992, then again in 2004 after the name change to the Insurance Professionals of Santa Barbara (IPSB). She earned her designation, CPIW (Certified Professional Insurance Woman) in 1981. She has attended many conventions at the State, Regional & National levels as delegate for IPSB, and served on committees at many of these conventions. Over the years Pat has held many positions on the Board and committees for IPSB, and is currently beginning her first term as Secretary for 2018.
Pat Park has worked in the Insurance Industry since 1957, starting as a file clerk at Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada in Montreal; Commercial Lines rater at INA in Los Angeles; then in Commercial Lines positions at several insurance agencies in Santa Barbara. She is officially retired, but currently working part time from home, as a Commercial Lines Account Manager for Alarm Insurance Agency, North Charleston, SC.

Pat joined the Insurance Women of Santa Barbara in 1979 serving as President in 1991 and 1992, then again in 2004 after the name change to the Insurance Professionals of Santa Barbara (IPSB). She earned her designation, CPIW (Certified Professional Insurance Woman) in 1981. She has attended many conventions at the State, Regional & National levels as delegate for IPSB, and served on committees at many of these conventions. Over the years Pat has held many positions on the Board and committees for IPSB, and is currently beginning her first term as Secretary for 2018.

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Past President:

Carol Reynolds 










Carol has been involved in the Insurance Industry for over 39 years. Her experience is both on the Company Underwriting Side as a Territorial Manager and the Agency Side as both a Commercial Lines Department Manager and Marketing Manager.

Being involved in the local Community for the duration of her career has helped to establish many long standing professional relationships.  

Interests include attending NASCAR Races throughout the country and assisting her husband, Mike DeBacker in restoring Muscle Cars.