Oregon SLA Mission Statement

The mission of the Association is: 

  1. To protect persons seeking surplus lines insurance in Oregon while encouraging the development of new and innovative types of insurance.
  2. To assist the Oregon Insurance Division in the administration of surplus lines insurance regulations and to encourage compliance by surplus lines agents and insurers with the surplus lines laws of the state of Oregon.
  3. To monitor and provide input for regulatory and legislative changes affecting the insurance industry and communicate those changes and related issues to association members.
  4. To support and promote educational activities relating to the insurance and surplus lines industries.
  5. To promote professionalism among members of the Association.

In furtherance of this mission, the Association shall

  1. Foster good public relations with the insurance industry and the general public. 
  2. Encourage an exchange of information among members and support the development and dissemination of educational information for the benefit of members and the excess and surplus lines insurance industry.
  3. Maintain liaison with other segments of the insurance industry, including insurance commissioners, regulatory bodies, insurers, and insurance producer groups.