FSP Elects Five New Members to Its 2013-2014 Board of Directors and a New Secretary to Its Executive Committee

The Society of Financial Service Professionals (FSP) announces the election of five new members to its Board of Directors, each of whom will serve a three-year term on the 20-member board. They are:

Officers (One-Year Term)

James B. Lammers, CFP, CLU, ChFC
Omaha, NE

James M. Christian, CLU, ChFC
Lakeville, MN

Michael P. Dow, CPA, CLU, ChFC, AEP
Milwaukee, WI

Directors (Three-Year Term)

Joshua A. Chase, CFP
Falmouth, ME

Michael McGlothlin, CLU, ChFC, CFP
Indianapolis, IN

Stephen B. Parrish, JD, ChFC, CLU
Des Moines, IA

Elizabeth Schwarzman, CLU, ChFC
Falls Church, VA

Elvin Turner, JD
Bloomfield, CT

James B. Lammers, CLU, ChFC, CFP, as President-Elect, will automatically succeed to the office of President on September 1, 2013.

Founded in 1928, the Society of Financial Service Professionals is the standard bearer for excellence in professionalism, advanced continuing education, and ethical guidance for the nation's top financial advisers. The Society has approximately 11,000 members, each of whom holds one or more of the following recognized financial service credentials: CASL®, CEBS®, CFA®, CFP®, ChFC®, CIMA®, CLF®, CLU®, CPA, CPC, CPCU, CTFA, EA, JD, MSFS/MSM, REBC®, RHU®, Graduate Degrees in Financial Services. Active in 150 Chapters nationwide, Society members assist the public in their efforts to achieve personal and business-related financial goals. Consumers can obtain free financial information or find a Society member in their community by calling the Society's toll-free National Consumer Referral Service at 1-888-243-2258 or visiting