501c3 – Victims Assistance – (Tax Exempt) Board of Directors

       Jamie Barnett – President – Executive Committee
       Laurie Dishman – Senior Vice President – Executive Committee
       Mark Brimble – Senior Vice President – Executive Committee
       Michael Lloyd – Vice President - Executive Committee
       Iva Bradley 
       Faye Verska – VP and Secretary/Treasurer
       Phil Gerson –  Executive Committee
       Jean Scavones - Vice President
       Lisa Ricci
       Georgia Ananias – Senior VP – Executive Committee

​      501c4 – Lobbying (non-exempt) Board of Directors

      Jamie Barnett – President – Executive Committee
      Laurie Dishman – Senior VP – Executive Committee
      Faye Verska –  Vice President - Secretary/Treasurer
      Lynette Hudson – Vice President
      Georgia Ananias - Vice President - Executive Committee
      Phil Gerson – Executive Committee
      Deborah Meyer-Tract
      Kelly Lankford
      Susan Roman

KENDALL L. CARVER - Founder of International Cruise Victims Association

Kendall L. Carver started in the insurance business upon graduation from the University of Iowa with Washington National Insurance Company in Evanston, Illinois. 

1. In 1977 he was promoted to President and CEO of Washington National Life Insurance Company of New York and held that position until his retirement in 1995. 

2. In 1991 he served as Chairman of the Board of the Life Insurance Council of New York (LICONY). This organization represents all New York domiciled insurance companies. 

3. In 1991 he founded and served as Chairman of the Committee on Solvency for LICONY along with holding many additional positions of leadership for this organization. 

4. In 2001 he founded and currently serves as Chairman of the Executive Mens Group. This group is made up of 25 active and retired Senior Executives located in the Phoenix Metropolitan area. 

5. In December of 2005, he co founded a group for victims of cruise line crimes. He currently serves as President of this group, International Cruise Victims Association, Inc. 

6. In 1995 he founded Kendall L. Carver and Associates, L.L.C. This consulting firm has several clients in the US. Assignments have included the following: 

  • International consulting services in the Ukraine. Developed business plans for new companies starting up in the Ukraine. 
  • Setting up new virtual insurance company. Created business plan and outsourced administrative services to keep startup cost and operating expenses to a minimum.  
  • Setting up a major joint venture between companies to better meet the needs of companies without the need for major capital investment. 
  • Served as Chairman of the Board of Security Administrators Inc. This is a firm located in Binghamton, New York. 
  • Created a compliance company through the use of the Internet and the outsourcing of necessary services provided to the customers.  
  • Served on the Board and as Chairman of the Finance Committee of First Benefit Life Insurance Company of Phoenix, Arizona 
  • Served on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for Great American Life Insurance Company of New York. 
  • Under Kendall L Carver and Associates, LLC - Photo Division, provides official cards for Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Phoenix Zoo, Pueblo Grande Museum, Messinger Mortuaries, etc. 
  • He and his wife of 45 years currently live in Phoenix, Arizona. He is listed in the current addition of Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World.


Educated Royal Wanstead School London

1980-1984 Entered the Real Estate Industry as a Property Manager

1984-1986 Real Estate salesperson for various companies

1986-1989 Auctioneer and Business Development Manager for Real Estate franchise

1989-1997 Business Development Manager and State Manager for Century 21 in Australia

1997-2005 Franchise Manager for PRD Realty

1999-2004 Director of the Real Estate Institute of Queensland, Director of Real Estate Institute of Australia

2000-2003 President of Real Estate Institute of Queensland

2006-Present State Manager for LJ Hooker Real Estate
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