SPRING Workshop

Friday, June 8, 2018

The Gathering Place at Gardner Village

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2018 RIMS Utah Chapter Spring Workshop Friday, June 8, 2018

The Gathering Place at Gardner Village

7:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Golf:  2:00 – 5:00 PM


This year’s Spring Workshop promises to be one of our best yet.  Four former presidents of the Risk and Insurance Management Society will join us to present thoughts, ideas and insights that are sure to help all in attendance raise the level of their risk management program.



Carolyn Snow – Humana, Louisville, KY   (2014 President)

John Phelps – Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Florida (2013 President)

Julie Pemberton – Columbus Airport, Ohio (2016 President)

Nowell Seaman – Nutrien, Saskatoon, Canada (2017 President)


To be the best, learn from the best.  This is a wonderful opportunity to discuss challenges facing organizations and ways to overcome and manage these risks. 


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9 Hole Golf Tournament to follow the workshop sessions

Continental Breakfast and Lunch will be provided

CE Credits available


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    We generally hold our monthly chapter meeting on the second Thursday of the month, however, in March, the hotel meeting rooms were not available, so the March meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 7.

    We have an excellent program planned, we will be hearing from Maggie Karpuk, a senior executive with NCCI.  She will be addressing WC issues of concern to Utah businesses and explaining how NCCI calculates the experience modification factors, etc.  We are fortunate to have her come and speak.  

    Maggie Karpuk, State Relations Executive, is responsible for NCCI’s regulatory and legislative affairs, including rate/loss cost filings, legislative pricings, rule and form filings, appeals mechanisms, and residual market issues.

    Prior to joining NCCI in 1995, Ms. Karpuk was a territorial manager with CIGNA Property and Casualty Companies. She has extensive knowledge of the insurance industry—with experience in underwriting, marketing, and agency

    When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018

    Time: 11:30 am 

    Where: Little America Hotel

    500 Main St, Salt Lake City



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Increased Demand for Advanced Risk Management Capabilities Drives Practitioners to RIMS

NEW YORK (March X, 2016) — Just as organizations continue to lean on their risk management departments to achieve strategic objectives, risk professionals around the world continue to lean on RIMS for resources and networking opportunities to deliver value to their organizations. As a result of this trend, RIMS Utah Chapter experienced a 14 percent increase in membership in 2015.

“While the ability to connect with the world’s risk management community remains a top member benefit, the opportunities RIMS provides for members to interact and share ideas with their local peers has proven to be just as valuable,” said RIMS Chief Executive Officer Mary Roth. “It’s always rewarding to see that the Society’s resources continue to inspire. Congratulations to RIMS Utah Chapter for successfully delivering exceptional value to your local risk professional community.”


The Utah Chapter, based in Salt Lake City, will be recognized with the Society’s Membership Growth SuperStar Award at RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition in San Diego in April.

Other recipients of RIMS Membership SuperStar Award – an award that honors chapters that experienced membership growth of at least nine percent – include:

  • RIMS Alaska Chapter (Anchorage, AK)
  • RIMS Australasia Chapter (Melbourne, AUS)
  • RIMS Broward County Chapter (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
  • RIMS Japan Chapter (Tokyo, JPN)
  • RIMS Long Island Chapter (Nassau County, NY)
  • RIMS Mexico Chapter (Monterey, MEX)
  • RIMS Newfoundland & Labrador Chapter (St. John’s, NL)
  • RIMS Piedmont Chapter (Raleigh-Durham, NC)
  • RIMS Quebec Chapter (Montreal, QB)
  • RIMS Silicon Valley Chapter (Silicon Valley, CA)
  • RIMS South Louisiana Chapter (New Orleans, LA)
  • RIMS Virginia Chapter (Williamsburg, VA)

RIMS Star Award recognizes chapters with growth of at least six percent but less than nine percent.  Chapters honored with this award included:

  • RIMS Arizona Central Chapter (Phoenix, AZ)
  • RIMS Canadian Capital Chapter (Ottawa, ON)
  • RIMS Central Florida Chapter (Orlando, FL)
  • RIMS Greater Miami Chapter (Miami, FL)
  • RIMS Northern Alberta Chapter (Edmonton, AB)
  • RIMS Pittsburgh Chapter (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • RIMS Toledo Chapter (Toledo, OH)

RIMS membership awards were initiated in 2008 to acknowledge the valuable work of the Society’s chapters and the important role they play in keeping membership vibrant and engaged.  For more information about RIMS chapters, visit www.RIMS.org/ChapterDirectory.

About RIMS

As the preeminent organization dedicated to advancing the practice of risk management, RIMS, the Risk Management Society, is a global not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. Founded in 1950, RIMS brings networking, professional development and education opportunities to its membership of approximately 11,000 risk management professionals who are located in more than 60 countries. For more information on RIMS, visit www.RIMS.org

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