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Trinidad Navarro – Biography

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Trinidad Navarro, Delaware’s Insurance Commissioner

Trinidad Navarro was elected in 2016 as the State of Delaware’s 26th Insurance Commissioner. He was re-elected in 2020. In this role, he works to ensure insurance affordability and availability for residents as well as the accountability of insurance companies. As Commissioner, he leads the office charged with protecting, educating, and advocating for Delaware residents.

The Department offers free Medicare counseling services and works on the Health Insurance Marketplace, provides arbitration services to residents, and fights and prevents fraud. The Department also works to ensure insurance companies are financially sound, licenses more than 250,000 individuals in related professions, helps companies create safer workplaces to lower their insurance rates, and so much more.

A lifelong Delawarean, Commissioner Navarro has an extensive record of public service. He served for 20 years with the New Castle County Police and was elected New Castle County Sheriff in 2010. While a police officer, he received the department’s distinguished Medal of Valor.

Commissioner Navarro is a member of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) and was elected by his peers to Chair the Northeast Zone. He co-chairs the group’s National Antifraud Taskforce and the Improper Marketing of Health Plans Working Group. Additionally, Commissioner Navarro serves on many state boards such as the Delaware Health Care Commission, the State Employees Benefits Committee (SEBC), and the Plans Management Board.

Commissioner Navarro has two daughters, Kylie and Hannah, and one son, Jordan. He resides in Bear, DE with his wife Melissa.

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