Committees

Audit

Reviews the financial records for the prior year and reports the findings. Performed once annually.

David Ng, CPCU, ARM
Senior Account Executive
Victor O. Schinnerer & Company

Candidate Recruitment/Retention

Responsible for recruiting new CPCU candidates, contacting prospective students, providing information and guidance on educational opportunities available and encouraging enrollment in insurance education classes. Makes non-CPCUs aware of the CPCU designation and the benefits it provides to their company and clients.

Mark J. Baldwin, CPCU
Branch Manager
Insurance House

Capital I Day

Stanley Lipshultz, CPCU, JD Committee Chair
Independent consultant. expert witness and Insurance Instructor

Susan Scott, CPCU, ARM, CRIS Committee Liaison
Vice President
Weaver Bros. Insurance Associates, Inc.

Champions Coordinator

Diana M. Franklin, CPCU, CLU, ARM, MBA, CPIW, API, INS
Small Business Owner
Black Raven Corporation

Chapter-Interest Group Liaison

The CPCU Society’s 14 interest groups deepen members’ professional insight and vision. They provide dynamic, specialized views of the risk management and insurance industry across disciplines and functional area. Involvement creates invaluable opportunities for members to connect and network and access informational resources and best practices.  Groups are Leadership & Managerial Excellence, Risk Management, Agent & Broker, Claims, Coverage, Litigators, Educators & Witnesses, Excess/Surplus/Specialty Lines, Information Technology, International Insurance, Loss Control, Personal Lines, Regulatory & Legislative, Reinsurance, Professional Experience Resource Group and Underwriting.

Siva K. Cheruvu, CPCU
Technical Supervisor IV
GEICO

Circle of Excellence

Angelica Pueblo, CPCU
Underwriting Specialist
CNA Insurance

Education

Provides and promotes timely quality insurance education both continuing education (CE) and non-continuing education credit options, soft skills and leadership development. Encourages members to continue their professional development by promoting continuing education.

Diana M. Franklin, CPCU, CLU, ARM, MBA, CPIW, API, INS - Committee Chair
Small Business Owner
Black Raven Corporation

Good Works/Networking

Plans and provides opportunities to participate in charitable events and networking socials.

Ellina Kuper, CPCU, AU, AAI, ACSR
Senior Account Executive
NFP Property & Casualty Services, Inc.

Information Technology Committee & Webmaster

Develops, maintains our website and keeps it current with scheduled events and photos. The Webmaster assists and recommends the use of new technological tools, computer software and social media networks such as Facebook and LinkedIn in order to promote the Chapter as an educational and professional organization that benefits the community and its members.

Siva K. Cheruvu, CPCU
Technical Supervisor IV
GEICO

Marketing/Communications

David G. Cornett, CPCU
Director of Product Management
United Educators

Membership

Keeps in contact with current members to make sure that the Chapter is meeting their specific needs and provides strategies on how to grow the Chapter’s membership.

Ellina Kuper, CPCU, AU, AAI, ACSR
Senior Account Executive
NFP Property & Casualty Services, Inc.

New Designee

Assists and encourages new designees in becoming active Chapter and Society Members. Develops ideas and suggestions on how to improve new designee involvement and coordinates activities to accomplish this goal.

Eleanor Good, CPCU
Commercial Lines Account Manager, Assistant Vice President
Weaver Bros. Insurance Associates, Inc.

Newsletter/Chaptergram & Paid Administrator

Nominations

Angelica Pueblo, CPCU
Underwriting Specialist
CNA Insurance

Program and Event Planning

Plans, promotes ad coordinates monthly chapter meeting programs including scheduling speakers. Schedules and coordinates seminars on contemporary insurance and leadership issues.

Siu Fun Y. Poon, CPCU, CIC, CISR
Flather & Perkins, Inc.

Scholarship

Responsible for awarding scholarships to graduating high school seniors and currently enrolled college students who are immediately related to chapter members. Students should excel in academics, community service activities and school-related activities. In addition, students must submit an essay. The Scholarship Committee reviews and rates all essays submitted.

Eleanor Good, CPCU
Commercial Lines Account Manager, Assistant Vice President
Weaver Bros. Insurance Associates, Inc.

Volunteer Recruitment & Development

Coordinates chapter opportunities to participate in community service activities. Ensures that the chapter represents the insurance industry to the broader community in a manner consistent with our creed and cannons. Coordinates a quarterly article about service to the local community, highlighted on the web site and incorporated in the newsletter.

Ana Chamorro, CPCU
Account Executive
NFP Property & Casualty Services, Inc.