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Join us at our annual Education Forum on March 21
to learn about "The Changing Tide of Risk"

The RIMS Washington Education Forum presents its Annual Conference on March 21, 2018 at the Meydenbauer Conference Center in Downtown Bellevue, Washington. The Forum provides risk management professionals with networking, professional development, and educational opportunities on an array of current topics. This is a great opportunity to meet with peers representing companies from across the state of Washington. The forum is a day of education on timely topics related to “The Changing Tide of Risk”.

This conference brings together private and public sector attendees from both medium and large companies. Our audience demographic is Risk Managers and cross-functional executives with a significant focus on risk management and insurance. Financial professionals, insurance professionals, brokers, safety managers, and auditors also find our event valuable. Each year 150+ professionals from a variety of industries attend.

Register now at www.waeducationforum.com!

Save the date for the next RIMS Washington Speaker Series event - May 8!
Our speaker series resumes on May 8, with a luncheon back at Anthony's Pier 66.
Our traditional May topic is an employment law and practices update with a legal professional.
Keep an eye on your inbox for the invitation!

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Washington RIMS publishes a monthly newsletter using Constant Contact. You may have already seen it in our registration pages for events. As with any change there is risk in this process. If you have ideas to improve how we communicate with you, our members, please don't hesitate to reach out. You can contact Sean Catanese, Communications Director or any of our other chapter officers here.

 

Welcome our new and refreshed chapter officers!

The Washington State Chapter of RIMS Chapter is on a fiscal year starting July 1st through June 30th

Our officers for the Washington State Chapter of RIMS for the 2017-2018 year: 

President:                            Anthony Spacciante, Starbucks
Vice President 1:                 Sean Catanese, King County
Vice President 2:                 Vianney Muse, Starbucks
Treasurer:                            Sara Kern, Port of Seattle
Secretary:                            Tracy Elliott, Outerwall

Director, Communications:  Sean Catanese, King County
Director, Membership:         Allison Frey, King County
Director, Sponsorship:         Vianney Muse, Starbucks
Director, Nominations:         Sheila Barker, City of Seattle
Director, Rising Risk Professionals:         Laricel Cambronero, Sound Transit
Director, Strategy:                Keith Mitchell, Snohomish County
Director, Programs:             Open
Director, Education:             Open
Director, Special Events:     Open

RIMS Delegate:                   Keith Mitchell, Snohomish County

The Chapter also has a number of talented leaders who have stepped forward to be Chairs of committees working closely with the Directors. All of these leaders dedicate and donate their time and talents to the Chapter and represent you as members to the highest standards of our profession.

We still have open leadership positions and always need volunteers! Please contact Anthony or any of the officers if you are interested in learning more. 

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