RIMS NEWS


California 'RIMS on the Mall' a Tremendous Success 2/11/2009

 

Attendees in the office of California State Sen. Dave Cox, R-First Senate District, during RIMS on the Mall Legislative Conference. From left: Risk Willson, Pacific Coast Co.; Deborah Luthi, Matheson, Inc. and member of RIMS board of directors; Mark Field, Raley's; Sen. Dave Cox; and Marjorie Hickey, Carl Warren. 
The inaugural California RIMS on the Mall Legislative Conference was held on January 28-29 in Sacramento, Calif. Nearly 20 membersrepresenting five of the seven California RIMS chaptersunited to discuss state policy issues affecting the risk management profession in The Golden State. RIMS members interacted with state legislature representatives and the Insurance Commissioner's Office staff to introduce the Society, provide education on the risk management profession and discuss the policy issues of contract certainty and workers compensation reform. Speakers at the event included Manolo Platin, director at the Office of the Insurance Advisor; Lori

Attendees at the inaugural California RIMS on the Mall Legislative Conference in Sacramento, Calif.
Kammerer, principal of Kammerer and Co.;
and John Benton, principal of Government Strategies, Inc.

The four RIMS Texas chapters will also host their first Texas Legislative Conference on March 2-3 in Austin. Session will focus on workers compensation concerns, Texas State Department of Insurance issues, and how to effectively communicate with legislators and their staff.

Are you interested in holding a Legislative Conference in your state? Contact Nathan Bacchus, RIMS State and Regulatory Affairs Associate, at 212-655-6215 for more details.