Committees

The following is a listing of the Boston Chapter CPCU Society Committees, the Committee Chairs, and Committee Members:

New Designee

Committee Charter:

This committee is responsible for motivating CPCUs to maintain membership in the CPCU Society and to participate in Boston Chapter functions and events. It organizes activities, which are social and charitable in nature, and supports the activities and events presented by the other committees. It also maintains contact with and keeps records of local CPCUs. In addition, this committee coordinates efforts with the President to involve new designees and candidate members in the Boston Chapter's activities. Efforts of this task force includes activities such as:

1. Inviting new designees to the New Designee Reception
2. Encouraging board members to meet and greet new designees at the reception
3. Inviting new designees to the New England Chapter functions at the annual meeting
4. Inviting new designees to the Conferment Exercises and Seminar.
5. Encouraging board members to meet and greet new designees at the Conferment
6. Assigning each board member and officer to call an assigned new designee to encourage event and chapter involvement.

Chair, New Designee Committee:
Michael Casey, Alliant
 

Committee Members:

Jamie Warner, Liberty Mutual
Julie Routhier, Cleary Insurance
Michael P. Roche, Commodore Builders Corp
John Hanshaw, Liberty Mutual
Lisa Beaulieu, AIG
Roselyn Garcia, Safety Insurance

Program

Committee Charter:
This committee is responsible for coordinating Boston Chapter monthly meetings and developing educational programs including reporting continuing education credits. This committee is heavily involved selecting various topics and speakers to provide interesting material and current industry information to chapter members.

Chair, Program Committee:
Craig Billings, Bunker HIll Insurance Company

Committee Members:
Courtney Knowlton, Arbella
Jonathan Laubinger, Liberty Mutual
Kate Clark, Liberty Mutual
Paul Oberlander (Advisor), FM Global

Scholarship

Committee Charter:
This committee coordinates Boston Chapter meetings and events by sending out notices and maintaining social media sites to enhance communications and visibility.

Chair, Scholarship Committee:
Jeff Couden, Quincy Mutual

Committee Members:
Larry McNally, Liberty Mutual

Web Communications

Committee Charter:
This committee maintains the chapter website, coordinates Boston Chapter meetings and events by sending out notices and maintaining social media sites to enhance communications and visibility.

Chair, Web Communications Committee:
Craig Billings, Bunker Hill Insurance Company
 

Committee Members:
Andrew Lajzer, Safety Insurance Company
Phil Hunt, Safety Insurance Company

Membership / Sponsorship Committee

This committee spearheads the annual company sponsorship drive and the annual golf outing.   We also work with the new designee/candidate development team to  plan social events for all our members throughout the year.

The annual company sponsorship drive is what brings in the funds that allow us to have our many events throughout the year.  By supporting the Boston Chapter, companies benefit with  complimentary meeting admissions, informative educational offerings, and prominent recognition at all Chapter events.   This committee engages with current and new companies and solicits their participation in our annual drive. 

This committee also organizes the annual golf outing.  Duties may include identify and working with golf course, monitoring web site for sign ups, keeping records of sponsors and foursomes, soliciting donations and raffles and working the event the day of.   It's a super fun day so this work is worth it.

Chair, Membership / Sponsorship Committee:
Anne Caliento, GenRe
 

Committee Members:
Tom Darabaris, Central Mutual

I-Day Committee

This committee is tasked with setting up our All Industry Day ("I-Day") Event which includes finding relevant topics, arranging for appropriate speakers, working with the Program committee on arranging a suitable venue.  This committee formulates the entire I-Day event including setting up the schedulings, writing the event details for the Web Communication Committee, etc.  I-Day is the largest event each year for the Chapter.

Chair I-Day Committee:

Jamie Warner, Liberty Mutual

 

Board of Directors Term Expires 2018

Jamie Warner, CPCU
Liberty Mutual
 

Board of Directors Term Expires 2019

Kate Clark, CPCU
Liberty Mutual Insurance

Anne Caliento, CPCU
General Reinsurance

Susan Cook, CPCU
AIG

Andrew Lajzer, CPCU
Safety Insurance Company

Tom Darabaris, CPCU
Central Mutual

Cidney Thomas, CPCU
Chubb / Ace Group

Board of Directors Term Expires 2020

Michael Casey, CPCU
Alliant
 

Jonathan Laubinger, CPCU
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
 

Larry McNally, CPCU
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
 

Roselyn Garcia, CPCU
Safety Insurance Company

Dinah White, CPCU
PMA Companies

Additional Committees and Contacts

Lower New England Governor
Melissa A. Jadin, Amica Mutual