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Jun 11, 2019

Welcome to RIMScast. Your host is Justin Smulison, Business Content Manager at RIMS, the Risk and Insurance Management Society.


Today’s guest is one of Justin’s favorite guests (and co-workers), Whitney Craig — Director of Government Relations at RIMS! In this episode, Whitney will be speaking on RIMScast about what’s going on with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act, and several other important items that are on the minds of RIMS members! Whitney also gives some sneak previous of what she will be discussing at upcoming conferences as well as some of the topics and special guests that will be appearing at the RIMS Legislative Summit!


Key Takeaways:

[:15] About today’s episode with Whitney Craig.

[:43] About upcoming RIMS events.

[1:33] Whitney Craig updates us all on what’s going on with the NFIP today (June 4th, 2019).

[3:02] Some of the issues Whitney is working on right now with regards to TRIA.

[5:39] Whitney highlights some of the key differences of this year’s Legislative Summit with previous years and some of the special guests they have in mind.

[11:07] Whitney gives a previous of what one of the confirmed speakers at the 2019 RIMS Legislative Summit, Dr. Daniel Kaniewki (Deputy Administrator of FEMA Resilience), will be speaking about.

[12:25] Whitney gives a quick previous of what another guest speaker at the Legislative Summit will be discussing.

[12:59] Justin highlights some upcoming events Whitney will be attending and speaking at.

[13:18] Whitney gives a preview of what she will be discussing at two upcoming conferences she will be speaking at.

[13:37] If you want to extend the conversation further with Whitney and you want to be more active in RIMS Advocacy, you can join her at the RIMS Legislative Summit!

[13:48] With this new Congress, is Whitney finding that there are some new faces in Congress that RIMS can collaborate with?

[15:01] Justin thanks Whitney for joining him this episode!


Mentioned in this Episode:

RIMS Advocacy

RIMS NeXtGen Forum: June 14th, 2019 in New York City (Use the discount code NEXTCAST10 to receive 10% off registration!)

RIMS ERM Conference 2019: Nov. 4th–5th in New Orleans

RIMS Legislative Summit: Oct. 16th–17th in Washington, DC

Upcoming RIMS Events

RM Magazine

Risk Management Monitor

RIMS Membership — Discover why 10,000 of your peers from more than 60 countries are part of the RIMS community!

National Flood Insurance Program

RIMS Legislative Summit 2018 “Round-up” Custom Publication

Risk Management Monitor — 2018 Legislative Summit Coverage

RIMScast Episode: “Whitney Craig on NFIP, TRIA, and 116th Congress Predictions”

RIMScast Episode: “RIMScast Live at RIMS Legislative Summit (2018) with Whitney Craig and Barry Dillard”

The 44th Annual RIMS Educational Conference: July 30th–August 3rd in Naples, Florida

2019 RIMS Western Regional Conference: Sept. 9th–11th in Las Vegas, NV



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