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2019 - 2020 Board of Directors

President
Art Boyle - People 2.0           

Vice President/Programming
Jennifer Reno - QVC     


Vice President
Richard Graham - Septa                 

Treasure
Tom Armstrong - Comcast                

Secretary
Richard Pcihoda - PREIT                 

Director
Mervat Hamza -Radian Group               

Director
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 October meeting entitled “Are You Sure You Will Get Paid: Liability and Indemnification in Transportation Agreements”. Our panel will include Peter Austen, Senior Director, Marine at Willis Towers Watson and Charles McCammon, Vice President, Marine Risk Consulting at Willis Towers Watson. As Risk Managers, it is important to understand terms of carriage and to what you are entitled as well as the principles of indemnification. Learn what you might be unknowingly be giving away, as well as an update on the international laws which apply to the risk of transportation.

The meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at the offices of Willis Towers Watson, 100 Matsonford Road, Building 5, Radnor, 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 am.

Please note that this location has a capacity limitation of 50 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://bit.ly/2mdfvJR

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


GOLF OUTING:
Don’t forget to sign up and join your Chapter for the Annual Golf Outing. A few spots remain. We will be playing at Philadelphia Country Club in Gladwyne, PA on Monday, September 16.  Please click here for information regarding registration, sponsorships and additional details. Please note the outing this year will have a shot gun start at 10:00AM with breakfast and registration at 9:00AM.  

Get your registration and sponsorships in now. We expect both to fill up this year.

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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 - Topic - TBD at LaSalle University

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

April 14, 2020 (this is a new meeting date as RIMS National Conference will be May 3 – 6, 2020 in Denver, CO)Artificial Intelligence at Sedgwick Claims Services1000 Continental Dr, King of Prussia, PA 19406

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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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.