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2019 - 2020 Board of Directors

Art Boyle - People 2.0           

Vice President/Programming
Jennifer Reno - QVC     

Vice President
Richard Graham - Septa                 

Tom Armstrong - Comcast                

Richard Pcihoda - PREIT                 

Mervat Hamza - Radian Group               

Steve Kuemmerle - UGI                     

Student Liaison
Krysten Cregger - LaSalle University                 

Student Liaison
Angela Lin - Temple University


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Registration is now open to join your peers for our November meeting entitled “Cannabis – Implications and Trends impacting Workers’ Compensation and Employment”. Our speakers will include Dr. Teresa Bartlett, Senior Medical Officer at Sedgwick and Michael Puma, Esquire of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. As Risk Managers and insurance industry professionals, it is important to understand current cannabis legislation, medical efficacy reviews and overall implications in the state workers’ compensation and employment sectors.

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at the Comcast Technology Center (CTC), located at 1800 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA. Please enter on the 18th street side of the building. 

Please note the following Comcast security considerations:

  • Unregistered guests will be unable to attend this meeting. You must register prior to November 5, 2019 in order to attend. No walk-ins will be permitted.
  • Participants will need to sign in to the security desk on the mezzanine level of the CTC and await a Comcast employee escort to the 18th floor for the meeting.  Please plan to arrive with enough time to check into the building.
  • Participants will be required to wear a red visitor lanyard at all times while inside the CTC, and return the lanyard to the security desk when they exit the building.

We will begin with networking and breakfast at 8:00 am followed by the session at 8:30 am.  The program will conclude at 10:00 am.

Following the meeting, Comcast would like to invite you to experience the Universal Sphere, located on the mezzanine level of the lobby.  There are two time slots reserved for 25 people each at 10:15am and 10:30am.  If you would like to experience the Sphere, please e-mail Tom_Armstrong@comcast.com with your time preference.  Space in each group is on a first come, first served basis and there is no charge to join the experience after the meeting.

Please note that this location has a capacity limitation so once we reach capacity; registration will close. Don’t delay, register early today.

You may register for the meeting by visiting the calendar link:  https://tinyurl.com/y39w5d25

Please note that there is a $40 meeting fee for non-members to attend this meeting; we are now accepting credit card payments.  


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Program Calendar

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

November 12, 2019 - Cannabis and Risk Management at the Comcast Center, 1701 John F Kennedy Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA

December 10, 2019 - Enterprise Risk Management at UGI Corporate Headquarters, 460 North Gulph Road, King of Prussia, PA

February 11, 2020 - The Future of Risk Management and Insurance; a Discussion with Senior Leadership at LaSalle University

March 10, 2020 - Globalization: a Risk Manager's Guide, at Aramark Corporate Headquarters2400 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

May 19, 2020 - Annual Business Meeting and Election of Chapter Officers and Board of Directors (open to members only), Location - TBD

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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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.