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2020 - 2021 Board of Directors

Rick Graham - SEPTA           

Vice President
Steve Kuemmerle - UGI     

Vice President/Programming
Jennifer Reno - QVC     

Tom Armstrong - Comcast                

Richard Pcihoda - PREIT                 

Mervat Hamza - Radian Group               

Art Boyle - People 2.0


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Registration is now open to join your peers for our September RIMS meeting entitled COVID-19, civil unrest, election year – what will be the impact on the property and casualty market: Key predictions and how to respond.” Our speaker will be David Perez, Chief Underwriting Officer for GRS, a business unit at Liberty Mutual Insurance who will discuss his views and predictions for what’s next for the property and casualty industry’s largest product lines and outlines how businesses can respond.

The date is Tuesday, September 15 and this will be our first virtual RIMS meeting so we will be changing a few of the times around to accommodate the new world. Please begin to log in at 8:15 to the Zoom meeting link which will be provided soon after registration and prior to the meeting date. Our chapter President will provide an update and opening comments at 8:30 and then our guest speaker will start at 8:45 and the program will conclude at 10 am.

A Zoom link will be emailed to you once you have registered for the meeting.

Please note that we will be waiving the $40 meeting fee for non-members to attend our virtual meetings.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Thank you for your continued support of the Chapter.


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Program Calendar


Mark the following dates on your calendar for our upcoming meetings:

September 15, 2020 – Virtual Meeting: COVID-19, Civil Unrest, Election year – What will be the impact on the property and casualty market: Key predictions and how to respond

October 13, 2020 – Virtual Meeting: Pandemic for Terror: The Journey and Potential Path Forward for PRIA

November 10, 2020 – Virtual (TBD)

December 8, 2020 – Virtual (TBD)

January 12, 2021 – TBD

February 9, 2021 – TBD

March 9, 2021 – TBD

May 11, 2021 – Chapter Annual Business Meeting

Information will be forthcoming on topics, and locations in the near future. Dates may be subject to change. Please always refer to www.rims.org and the Events Calendar for the latest information, and registration links.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Thank you for your continued support of the Chapter.

Delaware Valley RIMS Chapter

Founded in 1951, the Delaware Valley Chapter of RIMS was the second chapter. We serve the Risk Management community in Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey. RIMS, founded in 1950 serves over 4,800 businesses and organizations represented by over 10,000 individuals with risk management responsibilities throughout the world. By belonging to RIMS, you will receive a wealth of benefits designed to provide you with the most comprehensive information on risk management.