Committees

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

Membership

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, Membership Committee:
Eric Reneau
PURE Insurance

Committee Members:
Mark Davison
Corvus Insurance

Al Smith
Safety Insurance

Ed Krupski III
CNA Insurance

Michelle Sieckowski
LIberty Mutual

Jennifer Pashby
Cincinnati 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:

Susanne Dillman, Standard Publishing Company

Committee Members:

Student Outreach

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, Student Outreach Committee:
Christopher Lynch
Chubb

Committee Members:
Mark Davison
Corvus Insurance

Susan Cook
AIG

Megan Eckstrom
PURE Insurance

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:
Susanne Dillman
Standard Publishing Co

Committee Members:

Daniel Beaton
Chubb

Craig Billings
Andover Companies (Advisor)

Fundraising 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, Fundraising Committee:
 

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:

Rakesh Dhawan
Xceedance

Committee Members:

Jamie Warner
Lincoln Financial

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

Megan Eckstrom
PURE Insurance

Board of Directors Term Expires 2022

Susan Cook, CPCU
AIG

Al Smith, CPCU
Safety Insurance

Megan Eckstrom, CPCU
PURE Insurance

Mark Davison, CPCU
Corvus Insurance

Paul Tetrault, CPCU
Insurance Library of Boston

Board of Directors Term Expires 2023

Dinah White, CPCU
PMA Companies

Board of Directors Term Expires 2024

Eric Reneau, CPCU
PURE Insurance

Daniel Beaton, CPCU
Chubb

Rakesh Dhawan, CPCU
Xceedance

Laura M. Gregory, CPCU
Sloane and Walsh LLP

Ed Krupski III, CPCU
CNA Insurance

Michelle Sieckowski, CPCU
Liberty Mutual

Additional Committees and Contacts

Northeast Region Governor
Judy R Frey, Erie Insurance