2023 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.

2022 was a very exciting year for SKRIMS as we celebrated our 40th anniversary as a Chapter and we got to meet in person for the first time in almost 3 years.  We continued to host a variety of events to meet our members needs.  We held 6 virtual Lunch and Learns, 1 virtual social event (wine tasting), 2 in person chapter meetings and the 2nd annual SKRIMS Golf Day at Elbow Golf and Country Club.

SKRIMS is pleased to continue to provide an exciting line up of virtual monthly Lunch and Learn presentations this year, the annual golf day and two in person meetings - the AGM in May/June in Saskatoon and the Holiday Social in November in Regina.

SKRIMS has just launched its Mentoring Program that was announced last fall.  Thank you to everyone who signed up as a mentor or mentee.

At the December Holiday Event, I was pleased to announce a NEW Contest for 2023 open to all SKRIMS members residing in Saskatchewan. 

  • You could WIN a RIMS Canada Conference Registration and Hotel expenses up to $2,000!
  • For every SKRIMS event that you attend between January 2023 and the AGM in May/June 2023, eligible SKRIMS members will receive an entry to the draw for the contest. (Example: Jane Smith attends 2 virtual lunch and learns, 1 networking event and the AGM. She will receive 4 entries to the draw for the contest). 
  • Draw will be held in-person at the AGM in Saskatoon in May/June 2023.
  • Please contact any board member if you have questions or would like more information.

Thank you for your continued support and a special thank you to the board for all your support and assistance in 2022.

Here’s to a great 2023.

Katherine Dawal

SKRIMS President


February 15 - Virtual Networking Event - Great Western Brewery

Presentation by President & CEO Michael Brennan on resiliency and risk management followed by sampling. 

Date:     Wednesday, February 15th   

Time:     7:00pm-8:30pm

Cost:      Free

Each participant will be provided with a Great Western sampling kit. 

Please RSVP
 to Katherine.dawal@nfp.com by February 10th with your street address.


Every SKRIMS session you attend gets your name entered for a chance to win your way to Ottawa RIMS Canada Conference! Contact Katherine for more details.

January 2023 Chapter Presentation

A big thank you to Nick Quigley for his fantastic presentation on Introduction to Quantitative Monte Carlo Modelling: It’s Easier Than You Think.  A copy of his presentation materials is posted below.



Atlanta   April 30 - May 3


December 2022 Chapter Presentation

Thank you to Katherine Dawal for her presentation at the Chapter Holiday Social on December 7th in Saskatoon.  Here is a copy of her presentation for your information.

November 2022 Lunch and Learn Presentation

Thank you to McGill & Partners for their insightful presentation on the insurance market. Below is a copy of their presentation.

November_2022_Presentation_-_McGill___Partners_Market_Update.pdf November_2022_Presentation_-_McGill___Partners.pdf

2022 SKRIMS Golf Day

The SKRIMS 2022 Golf Day was another great success.  A special thank you to our sponsors:
Aon      BFL    Claimspro      Crawford      Evanya Consulting Ltd.      FlashTech Ltd.      IBAS
Marsh      Midwest      NFP      SGI      Steege XP      Suncorp

SKRIMS 40th Anniversary Celebration

On May 12, 2022, current and former members and guests of SKRIMS met at Mosaic Stadium in Regina to celebrate our 40th anniversary as a RIMS Chapter.  We were delighted to have Steve Pottle, Chair of the RIMS Canada Council, join us for this celebration.


December 7: 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 2023, please contact Katherine.dawal@nfp.com.

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 2009

The 2009 Conference was held September 13 - 16, 2009 in St. John's and the conference theme was Charting the Course - Navigating Your Risk.  Here is the Saskatchewan contingent at the Conference Gala.    


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