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February Speaker Series: Climate Resilience with Insurance Commissioner Kreidler

Join us on Tuesday, February 12th! We've changed up our venue as we anticipate significant interest in our guest, Insurance Commissioner Kreidler!

The industry is seeing escalating impacts from frequency and severity of severe weather – drought, wind, floods and fires. How is the insurance industry responding, and what is your business doing to become resilient? There has been exploration into incentives for insureds to invest in ‘hardening’ their properties to resist damage. Insurers are adjusting their premium pricing models to ensure they can remain solvent and able to pay claims into the future. Commissioner Kreidler presents a unique perspective on the rising risks.

Location: One Union Square Boardroom (1st floor), 600 University Street, Seattle, WA 98101

Time: 11:30 - 1:30
Registration is $40.


Ed Forum
We are excited to announce registration is now live for the 2019 RIMS WA Education Forum. Don't miss out, register today!

Registration for this full day of education and networking is just $195.00 through February 1, 2019.
When: March 20, 2019 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Where: Meydenbauer Center, 11100 NE 6th Street, Bellevue, WA

Register here: www.WAEducationForum.com

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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 Chapter of RIMS for the 2018-2019 year: 

2018-2019 OFFICERS

Vianney Muse
President

Sara Kern
Co-President

Sean Catanese
Vice President & Director of Communications

Tracy Elliott
Treasurer

Allison Frey
Secretary

Julie A. Yount
Director of Programs

Megan Henshaw 
Director of Membership

Elizabeth Moorhouse
Director of Sponsorship

Anthony Spacciante
Past President & Director of Strategy

Mary Michalak

Co-Director of Rising Risk Professionals

Laricel Cambronero
Co-Director of Rising Risk Professionals

Peter Marchel
Education Chair

Rebecca Wallinder
Education Chair

Van Vong
Sponsorship Chair

Tori Ainsworth
Programs Chair 

Jocelyn Whitely
Programs Chair

Sharon Clark
Programs Chair

 

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

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