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2020 - 2021 Board of Directors

President
Rick Graham - SEPTA           

Vice President
Steve Kuemmerle - UGI     

Vice President/Programming
Jennifer Reno - QVC     

      
Treasure
Tom Armstrong - Comcast                

Secretary
Richard Pcihoda - PREIT                 

Director
Mervat Hamza - Radian Group               

Director
Art Boyle - People 2.0

 

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Registration is now open to join your peers for our December DEL VAL RIMS meeting entitled, “Future-Proofing Your Professional Development in the Age of COVID.” Our presenter is Executive Coach and Talent Development Specialist Bonnie Mueller.  With insights from over 25 years at Korn Ferry, Bonnie will share how the best and most effective leaders are using self-disruptive skills to help their organizations adapt, even while the pandemic continues to test the limits of agile leadership.  Join us to explore where to best focus your development and position your brand as a leader who will help organizations thrive in an uncertain world.

The meeting date is Tuesday, December 8 and this will be our fourth virtual RIMS meeting. Please begin to log in at 8:15 to the meeting link which will be provided soon after registration and prior to the meeting date. The session will begin at 8:30 am and will conclude before 10:00 am.

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

Please save the date for the following meetings:

January 12 –Anatomy of a Cyber Claim: A Risk Manager’s view of claims management and resource allocation best practices and lessons learned’ (virtual)

February 9 - Virtual

March 9 - Virtual

May 11 – Chapter Annual Business Meeting

Please note that we will be waiving the $40 meeting fee for non-members to attend our virtual meetings. Non-members can create a free account on the RIMS website which allows them to RSVP to our virtual events. This year, we ask that you consider donating those funds to the Spencer Educational Foundation.  Risk Management and Insurance students will face a very difficult year, and your contribution will help Spencer to continue their work of supporting and developing the next generation of risk professionals.

To donate, please use the link and check the box labeled “I would like to dedicate this donation” box and dedicate your donation to DV RIMS.  Donation link: https://www.spencered.org/funding-their-future.  This approach allows your organization to deduct the donation for tax purposes while still acknowledging DV RIMS and our support for Spencer.

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

Thank you for your continued support of the Chapter.

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Program Calendar

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL CHAPTER MEETINGS WILL BE VIRTUAL UNTIL SUCH TIME THAT THE CURRENT PANDEMIC ENVIRONMENT STABILIZES. 

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

December 8, 2020 – Virtual Meeting: Future-Proofing Your Professional Development in the Age of COVID

January 12, 2021 – Anatomy of a Cyber Claim: a Risk Manager’s view of claims management and resource allocation best practices and lessons learned

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.

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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.