June 13, 2022

PIANJ elects four to board of directors

TRENTON, N.J.—The Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey elected four independent insurance agents from around the state to its board of directors, at the association’s annual business meeting, June 13, 2022, in Atlantic City, N.J.

Newly elected to serve on the board for a three-year term expiring in 2025:

  • Daniel Tague, of N2G Worldwide Insurance Services. Tague is SVP of Underwriting and the agent of record at N2G Worldwide Insurance Services. He is a former YIP Treasurer and Secretary and is a major supporter of PIANJ, his active participation with the association includes his service as chairperson of the YIP Membership Committee.

The following individuals were re-elected to serve for a three-year term, expiring in 2025:

  • Thomas Wilkens, of Belford, N.J. Wilkens is branch manager and director of McGowan Risk Specialists in Eatontown, N.J.
  • Lydia Bashwiner, Esq., CWCP, NJWCP, of Verona, N.J. Bashwiner is general counsel/claims manager for Otterstedt Insurance Agency Inc., in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Active in PIANJ, Bashwiner is a member of the Government Affairs Committee, the Legislative Legal Review Subcommittee and Bashwiner is on the Board of NJPIAPAC.
  • Lisa Harrington Hamm, CIC, of New Providence, N.J. Hamm is president and owner of Clyde Paul Agency Inc. in N. Arlington and Summit, N.J. An active member of the association, Hamm serves as The Chair of the PIANJ’s Conference & Membership Committee as well as the Women’s Leadership Alliance.


PIA New Jersey is the premier professional association for independent insurance agents, working to advance the needs of its members and be a leading voice in the insurance industry. PIANJ provides the very best education, information, advocacy, and business tools possible.