Conference Committee

The committee purpose is to organize the program for each Annual Conference held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of Members.  The location of the Conference is selected by the Board of Directors or Executive Committee based on request-for-proposals received.

Once the Committee chairperson has determined the nature of the program to be presented, provided complete speaker contact information, topic titles and topic summaries to the executive staff, they will follow-up with all speakers, prepare and distribute all marketing materials and administer the Conference which will be conducted by the Conference Program Chair and members of his/her committee.


  1.  Determine subjects of topical interest to the Association membership.
  2. Solicit speakers to present suitable subjects before the membership at regular and special meetings.
  3. Formulate program agenda and make timely confirmation of same to the President and Executive Director.

Keith Cartmell
Toa Reinsurance Co of America

Elizabeth (Liz) Hodge
SCOR Reinsurance Company

Abbey Allen
Partner Re

Paul Carroll
Markel Global Re

Phil Clancey
Guy Carpenter & Company

Sam DeGiovanni
Ryan King

Andrew Downing
Lockton Affinity

Dwayne Elliott
American Agricultural Insurance Company

Laura Herubin
Mapfre Re

Emily Rudowitz
Acrisure Re

Michael Schummer
Munich Re

Danny Hojonowski
Trans Re

Julie McLoughlin
Guy Carpenter & Company

Pat Talley

Jennifer Uy
Mapfre Re

Carl Weinberger
Munich Re