The following is a listing of the Boston Chapter CPCU Society Committees, the Committee Chairs, and Committee Members:
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:
Roselyn Garcia, Safety Insurance
Cidney Thomas, Chubb / Ace Group
Julie Routhier, Cleary Insurance Michael Casey, Alliant
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:
Courtney Knowlton, Arbella
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:
Craig Billings, Andover Companies
Larry McNally, Liberty Mutual
Susan Cook, AIG
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:
Andrew Lajzer, Safety Insurance Company
Craig Billings, Andover Companies. (advisor)
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
Tom Darabaris, Central Mutual
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
Board of Directors Term Expires 2019
Kate Clark, CPCU
Liberty Mutual Insurance
Anne Caliento, CPCU
Susan Cook, CPCU
Andrew Lajzer, CPCU
Safety Insurance Company
Tom Darabaris, CPCU
Cidney Thomas, CPCU
Chubb / Ace Group
Board of Directors Term Expires 2020
Michael Casey, CPCU
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