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:
Eric Reneau, PURE Insurance

Committee Members:

Al Smith, Safety Insurance
Mark Davison, Corvus 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:

Roselyn Garcia, Safety Insurance

Committee Members:
Paul Tetrault, Insurance Library of Boston

Kate Clark, Liberty Mutual
 

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:
Jamie Warner, Lincoln Financial 

Committee Members:
Larry McNally, Liberty Mutual

Susan Cook, AIG

 

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:
Tom Darabaris, Central Mutual

Committee Members:

Susanne Dillman, Standard Publishing Co.
Craig Billings, Andover Companies. (advisor)

Membership / Sponsorship Committee

Commitee Charter:

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:
Dave Stzempko, The Vertex Companies

Committee Members:
Megan Eckstrom, PURE Insurance
Susan Cook, AIG

I-Day Committee

Commitee Charter:

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:

Chris Lynch, CHUBB

Committee Members:

Mike Casey, Risk Strategies 

Courtney Knowlton, Arbella

 

Good Works Committee

This committee organizes the Chapter's volunteer outreach events for the calendar year.  The committee's goal is to organize at least 4 events in which Boston Chapter members can participate.

Chair, Good Works Committee 

Dinah White, PMA Companies

Board of Directors Term Expires 2020

Michael Casey, CPCU
Risk Strategies

Larry McNally, CPCU
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company

Dinah White, CPCU
PMA Companies

Paul Tetrault

Insurance Library of Boston

Board of Directors Term Expires 2021

Chris Lynch, CPCU
Chubb

Dave Strzempko, CPCU
The Vertex Companies

Eric Reneau, CPCU
Farmers Insurance

Board of Directors Term Expires 2022

Kate Clark, CPCU
Liberty Mutual Insurance

Susan Cook, CPCU
AIG

Tom Darabaris, CPCU
Central Mutual

Paul Tetrault, CPCU

Insurance Library of Boston

Al Smith, CPCU

Safety Insurance

Megan Eckstrom, CPCU

PURE Insurance

Susanne Dillman, CPCU

The Standard

Mark Davison, CPCU

Corvus Insurance

Additional Committees and Contacts

Lower New England Governor
Melissa A. Jadin, Amica Mutual