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RIMS Membership on the Rise 4/28/2014


Society Honors 17 Local Chapters for Successfully Recruiting New Practitioners

NEW YORK (April 28, 2014) — The evolution of risk management has prompted industry professionals from around the globe to invest in RIMS and leverage its resources to advance their risk programs and excel professionally. To recognize RIMS chapters that have successfully increased their membership, the Society honored them with its annual Membership Growth SuperStar and Star Awards at the RIMS 2014 Annual Conference & Exhibition in Denver.

The SuperStar Award is presented to RIMS chapters that have shown growth of at least nine percent. The Star Award recognizes those with growth rates of at least six percent but less than nine percent.“The valuable resources that RIMS continues to provide is a direct result of our enthusiastic membership – a vast network of passionate risk professionals who unselfishly share and contribute to the success of their peers,” said RIMS Executive Director Mary Roth. “RIMS sincerely thanks and appreciates the hard work of our dedicated chapter officers who year-after-year deliver amazing opportunities to their local risk management communities and who play such an important role in attracting and retaining new members.”

Recipients of the 2013 Membership SuperStar Award are:

  • RIMS Arizona Central Chapter (Phoenix, AZ)
  • RIMS Canadian Capital Chapter (Ottawa, ON)
  • RIMS Central Ohio Chapter (Columbus, OH)
  • RIMS Central Penn Chapter (Harrisburg, PA)
  • RIMS Maritime Chapter (Nova Scotia, NB)
  • RIMS Mexico Chapter (Monterrey)
  • RIMS Orange County Chapter (Orange County, CA)
  • RIMS Saskatchewan Chapter (Saskatoon/Regina, SK)
  • RIMS Toledo Chapter (Toledo, OH)

Recipients of the 2013 Membership Star Award are:

  • RIMS Chesapeake Chapter (Baltimore, MD)
  • RIMS Connecticut Valley Chapter (Hartford, CT)
  • RIMS Greater Quad Cities Chapter (Muscatine, IA)
  • RIMS Los Angeles Chapter (Los Angeles, CA)
  • RIMS South Texas Chapter (San Antonio, TX)
  • RIMS St. Louis Chapter (St. Louis, MO)
  • RIMS Western Carolina Chapter (Greenville, SC)
  • RIMS Wisconsin Chapter (Milwaukee, WI)

RIMS membership awards were initiated in 2008 to acknowledge chapters with exceptional annual membership growth rates.  For more information about RIMS chapters, visit

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About RIMS

As the preeminent organization dedicated to educating, engaging and advocating for the global risk community, RIMS, the risk management society™, is a not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 corporate, industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. RIMS has a membership of approximately 10,000 risk practitioners who are located in more than 60 countries. For more information about the Society’s world-leading risk management content, networking, professional development and certification opportunities, visit

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For more information, contact:

Josh Salter, RIMS communications manager, (212) 655-6059 or



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