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2023 - 2024 Board of Directors

Tom Armstrong - Comcast          

Vice President
Steve Kuemmerle - Gannett Fleming  

Vice President/Programming
Jennifer Reno - QVC     

Art Boyle - People 2.0               

Richard Pcihoda - Penn Entertainment

Mervat Hamza - Insomnia Cookies         

Rick Graham - SEPTA


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We hope you are having a wonderful summer break. We are looking forward to reconnecting in September for another great year of education and networking.

Please join your peers to start the 2023-24 Delaware Valley Chapter of RIMS meeting season live and in person.

Registration is now open for our September meeting “AI: Should we fear it or embrace, a practical guide”, with Eric Boyum, Managing Director and National Practice Leader, Technology and Communications Industry Practice, AON.   

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, at Logan Square Conference Center (26th floor), One Logan Square, 130 North 18th Street, Philadelphia, PA beginning with networking and breakfast at 8:00 am followed by the session at 8:30 am.  The program will conclude at 10:00 a.m.

Please note that the location has a capacity limit, so registration will close once we reach capacity. We encourage you to register early. No walk-ins will be allowed.

We would like to make this process as interactive as possible so please send any questions you would like Eric to address via email to: jennifer.reno@qvc.com prior to the date of the meeting. We will aggregate the questions in advance and ask Eric to comment on the questions submitted. We will also take questions from the audience on the day of the session.

You may register for the meeting by visiting the Chapter Calendar: DV RIMS Chapter Calendar

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


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Program Calendar

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


Mark your calendar to join your Chapter for the Annual Golf Outing. We will be playing at Bluestone Country Club in Blue Bell, PA on Monday, October 9. 

Please save the date for the following meetings:

November 14, 2023

December 12, 2023

February 13, 2023

March 12, 2023

April 9, 2023

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

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.