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The Claims Interest Group is proud to achieve the highest honor from the CPCU Society. For the third year in a row, we have earned Platinum recognition. 

To be considered for recognition, interest groups must complete and submit both activity planning and tracking details in support of the CPCU Society’s strategic plan.

For the calendar year 2014, Claims Interest Group members contributed in the following categories:

Goal #1: Promote Insurance/Risk Management Education and the CPCU Designation via Outside Activities (Non-CPCU Sponsored Events)

  • Conduct symposia                                                                          
  • Conduct workshop(s)                                                                   
  • Conduct webinar(s)                                                                       
  • Publish articles (non-CPCU publications)                                              
  • Prepare a research project                                                         
  • Open: creative activity                                                                  

Goal #2: Promote the CPCU Designation and the Interest Groups via CPCU-Oriented Activity

  • Publish article in CPCU Society News                                      
  • Publish article in CPCU interactive newsletter                    
  • Conduct CPCU Society Annual Meeting seminar                               
  • Conduct CPCU Society member symposia                           
  • Enhance website for member value                                       
  • Open: creative activity                                                                  

Goal #3: Engage in Stewardship to Promote the CPCU Brand and the Interest Groups

  • Sponsorship program matching new designees                
  • Outreach program to CPCU Society membership                             
  • Local chapter outreach                                                                 
  • Email outreach                                                                 
  • Staff Annual Meeting interest groups booth                      
  • Staff Annual Meeting new designee open house             
  • Staff chapter events at I-Day and other chapter activities to promote the interest groups            
  • Open: creative activity                                                                  

A large majority of the submissions were in the creative categories, including: 

  • Adjunct teaching
  • Working on committees in a variety of insurance-related associations
  • Conducting podcasts
  • Attendance at the Leadership Summit and Annual Meeting
  • Serving the Society as a chapter leader, as an interest group chair, on a task force and as a chapter governor.


The Claims Interest Group Committee thanks all of its members for their commitment to their personal career, local chapter and the CPCU Society at large.