The Day After the Easter Snow Storm
April 15, 2022 near Yorkton

President’s Message

Saskatchewan, "The Land of Living Skies", well known for its amazing sunrises and sunsets, is home to this exciting RIMS chapter. SKRIMS is committed to continuing to offer networking opportunities and provide educational content for our members.

It is hard to believe that we have been living with COVID and a variety of restrictions for almost 2 years now.  In my message last year I talked about the new words added to our personal dictionaries - zooming, virtual team meetings, social distancing, masking, self-monitoring, self-isolation, COVID fatigue, and the most used phrase - you’re on mute.  This last year has only increased our vocabulary and we’re all learning the Greek alphabet – one letter at a time.

In 2020 we successfully transitioned the way we deliver professional development to our membership with monthly virtual Lunch and Learns and virtual evening social events and we continued in 2021 with events every month (except August).  We held 8 Lunch and Learns, 2 virtual social events (a mixology class where we created a special SKRIMS cocktail - "Stumble in Your Step", and holiday trivia where we learned a lot about Saskatchewan) a 2 day RIMS workshop, and the first in person event in two years – the SKRIMS Golf Day.

We are pleased to continue to provide an exciting line up of virtual monthly presentations this year and to continue to offer virtual evening networking events.  2022 will mark the 40th Anniversary of the SKRIMS Chapter and we are planning an in-person celebration in May in Regina to acknowledge the event.   

Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to when we can get back to meeting in person.

Here’s to a great 2022.

Katherine Dawal

SKRIMS President

Morning cloud rising above the Qu'Appelle Valley near Fort Qu'appelle

SKRIMS AGM and 40th Anniversary Dinner

May 12th, the Saskatchewan Chapter celebrated its 40th Anniversary with a dinner at Mosaic Stadium.


June 16: Lunch & Learn – TBD

August 25: 2nd Annual Golf Tournament (Elbow, SK)

September 11-14: RIMS Canada Annual Conference (Halifax, NS)

October 13: Lunch & Learn – TBD

November 10: Lunch & Learn – TBD

December 8: Holiday Social (Saskatoon)


*Please note that Lunch and Learns will be held at 12-1:30 pm via Microsoft Teams Virtual Meeting


If you have any questions regarding the above, or have suggestions for programming in 2022, please contact Katherine.dawal@nfp.com.

Thank You to Our Golf Sponsors   

A big thank you to our sponsors for helping make the first annual SKRIM Golf Day a great success:

Dinner Sponsor:
Suncorp Valuations

Hole Sponsors:   
BFL Canada
Midwest Claims
SCM Insurance Services
FP Canada

Ball Sponsor:
Marsh Canada


Vision Statement

To be recognized as the leading organization for risk management best practices in Saskatchewan.



Discovery and sharing of leading practice, success and failure in Risk Management.

The free exchange of ideas in a safe environment.

The development of strong professional connections for our members.

Awards and Announcements

2021 Heart of RIMS Award

Congratulations to SKRIMS member, Sue Mepham, who received the 2021 Heart of RIMS Award.  Read all about Sue's achievements in the attached document.



2020 RIMS Rising Star Award

Congratulations to SKRIMS member, Katherine Dawal, who was named the 2020 RIMS Rising Star.  Read all about Katherine's achievements in the attached document.



2019 SKRIMS Photo Contest Winner

Congratulations to SKRIMS member, Regan Seidler, who was the winner of the 2019 SKRIMS photo contest for her photo of Regina's Wascana Lake, near the University of Regina.  

A Flashback to 2007  

The 2007 Conference was held September 16 - 19 in Halifax and the conference theme was Beacons 2007 - Lessons of the Past . . . Beacons to the Future..  Here is the Saskatchewan contingent at the Conference Gala.   Let's try and have a larger SKRIMS presence at the 2022 Halifax Conference - Turning Tides. 


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