Nicolle Schippers, corporate counsel for ARAG in Des Moines, has been named Committee Member of the Year by the Association of Corporate Counsel. The global association represents in-house lawyers employed by more than 10,000 organizations in 85 countries. The award recognizes Schippers' "outstanding leadership, involvement in ACC recruitment activities and development of committee programs and resources."  She has served as corporate counsel at ARAG for six years.