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March Luncheon

Please join us Thursday, March 9th, 2017 for the monthly chapter educational offering. Our presenter will be David Petersen. He will speak about Regulatory and Compliance Risk in Higher Education, and BYU’s Model for Risk and Compliance. We will start at 11:30 a.m. at Little America.

David Petersen is the managing director of the Risk Management Department at BYU, where his responsibilities include overseeing all risk management, environmental health and safety, insurance, and emergency management programs. Prior to coming to BYU he spent 25 years in public safety in the areas of incident and crisis management, homeland security, and emergency and disaster planning. He served two terms on the governor’s board on public safety, and he is a recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award, Office of Domestic Preparedness Training Award, Public Safety Medal of Valor, and Distinguished Service Cross. During his career he received extensive training in fire and bomb investigations, and he was the Church’s primary liaison for the Provo Tabernacle fire investigation. Petersen has an AS degree in criminal justice from Hancock College and BS and MPA degrees from California State Universities. He holds several certifications in public safety, emergency management, and homeland security. He is married and has four children.

Thank you for helping us with an accurate headcount by pre-registering no later than end of day Monday, March 6th

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https://www.123signup.com/register?id=nymsb

 

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  • March Luncheon

    Please join us Thursday, March 9th, 2017 for the monthly chapter educational offering. Our presenter will be David Petersen. He will speak about Regulatory and Compliance Risk in Higher Education, and BYU’s Model for Risk and Compliance. We will start at 11:30 a.m. at Little America.

    David Petersen is the managing director of the Risk Management Department at BYU, where his responsibilities include overseeing all risk management, environmental health and safety, insurance, and emergency management programs. Prior to coming to BYU he spent 25 years in public safety in the areas of incident and crisis management, homeland security, and emergency and disaster planning. He served two terms on the governor’s board on public safety, and he is a recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award, Office of Domestic Preparedness Training Award, Public Safety Medal of Valor, and Distinguished Service Cross. During his career he received extensive training in fire and bomb investigations, and he was the Church’s primary liaison for the Provo Tabernacle fire investigation. Petersen has an AS degree in criminal justice from Hancock College and BS and MPA degrees from California State Universities. He holds several certifications in public safety, emergency management, and homeland security. He is married and has four children.

    Thank you for helping us with an accurate headcount by pre-registering no later than end of day Monday, March 6th.

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RIMS UTAH CHAPTER AWARD

RIMS UTAH CHAPTER SEES SIGNIFICANT MEMBERSHIP INCREASE

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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