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April 2016
 
 

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Practice Council

The following people have been appointed to the (sub)committees named below:

  • Committee on Life Insurance Financial Reporting:
    • Emerging Expectation of Future Reinvestment Subcommittee: Caroline Rendall (Chair), Steven Chen, Trudy Engel, Saul Gercowsky, Martin Labelle, and Jean-Philippe Morin, effective March 10, 2016;
  • Committee on Property and Casualty Insurance Financial Reporting: Mariane Takahashi, effective April 1, 2016; and
  • Committee on the Appointed/Valuation Actuary: Azmina Jiwani (Chair), effective immediately.

The following people have completed their term with the (sub)committees named below, and have left with thanks:

  • Committee on the Appointed/Valuation Actuary: Cindy Forbes; and
  • Committee on Life Insurance Financial Reporting:
    • Emerging Expectation of Future Reinvestment Subcommittee: Rebecca Rycroft.

Eligibility and Education Council

The following people have been (re-)appointed to the (sub)committees named below:

  • CIA Education Syllabus Committee: Zhouliang (Joel) Li, effective March 10, 2016;
  • Accreditation Committee: Zhouliang (Joel) Li, effective March 10, 2016;
  • Eligibility Committee: Stella-Ann Ménard, Cathy Macdonald, Andrew Kitchen, and Nathalie Cloutier, effective February 19, 2016;
  • Academic Relations Committee subcommittees:
    • 2016 Graduate Scholarship Program Selection Subcommittee: John Dark, Christiane Lemieux, Gary Parker, and David Scollnik, effective immediately;
  • Committee on Continuing Education (CEC) subcommittees:
    • Property and Casualty Insurance Subcommittee: Rachel Dutil and Lisa Guglietti, effective January 1, 2016;
    • Individual Life and Health Insurance Subcommittee: Jean-Pierre Cormier (Chair), Laura Anders, Yiru (Helen) Chen, and Debbie Chiu, effective January 1, 2016; and
    • Reinsurance Subcommittee: Mayur Shah (Chair), Stephanie Banfield, Patrick Charbonneau, Maria Semak, and Elena Stoyanova Tonkovski, effective January 1, 2016.

The following people have completed their term with, or resigned from, the (sub)committees named below, and have left with thanks:

  • CEC subcommittees:
    • Corporate Life and Health Subcommittee: Boon Thye Ho; and
    • Exam Translation Committee: Annie Blais, Isabelle Morin, Stéphane McGee, Chantal Guillemette, and Maxime Gélinas. 

Member Services Council

The following people have been appointed to the committees named below:

  • Predictive Modelling Committee: Bashir Moallim and Carl Lussier, effective March 4, 2016 and Ling Guo, effective March 14, 2016;
  • Enterprise Risk Management Applications Committee: Mario Robitaille, effective March 7, 2016;
  • Communications Committee: Stefan Ramonat, effective March 8, 2016; and
  • Research Committee: Chris Moorley, effective April 12, 2016.

The following people have completed their term with, or resigned from, the (sub)committees named below, and have left with thanks:

  • Research Committee: Denis Latulippe, effective January 31, 2016;
    • Annuitant Experience Subcommittee: Mark Harazny, effective January 15, 2016;
  • Climate Change and Sustainability Committee: Bill Brath, effective February 17, 2016;
  • Enterprise Risk Management Applications Committee: Kim Girard, effective February 19, 2016;
  • Predictive Modelling Committee: Marc-André Belzil, effective March 16, 2016; and
  • New Members Committee: Paul Lai Fatt, effective April 4, 2016. 

The MSC has approved the creation of a Committee on Emerging Practice with the following mandate:

  • Develop, deploy, and monitor a marketing strategy that aims to
    • Identify opportunities and develop short- and long-term plans for new (start-up) emerging practice areas, fast-tracking potential resolution of any existing gaps impeding their development;
    • Increase the participation of CIA members in activities supporting the development of emerging practice areas; and
  • Enhance the hiring of actuaries in emerging practice areas;
  • Monitor and manage the progress in the development of these new areas until they become fully functioning practice areas with independent practice group oversight, suggesting strategies to ensure appropriate progression time from one stage of development to the next; and
  • Monitor and enhance the retention within the CIA of actuaries who are moving into emerging (non-traditional) practice areas.
 

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