Sep 25, 2018
Welcome to the third episode of RIMScast. Your host is Justin Smulison, Business Content Writer at RIMS, the Risk and Insurance Management Society. This episode, he’s coming to you live from the RIMS Legislative Summit in Washington, DC.Joining him, live and in-person is special guest Whitney Craig, RIMS Government Relations Director. Whitney’s goal is to advance the legislative and regulatory interests of risk managers worldwide.
Whitney explains some of the biggest priorities that are being addressed at RIMS Legislative Summit this year, such as: some of the biggest players in helping RIMS achieve their goal of reauthorizing and extending the duration of The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) as well as the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), and their headway in pushing for a national data breach notification standard.
Barry Dillard - Director, Risk Strategies, Insurance and Compliance at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US also pops in near the end of the episode as a surprise guest to discuss what he believes to be most important for members attending the RIMS Legislative Summit, his views and excitement for the political process, and people who have stood out to him at this year’s summit.
[:08] About the RIMS Legislative Summit in Washington, DC (where this episode is being recorded live!)
[:37] About the RIMScast guest today, Whitney Craig.
[:55] Justin welcomes Whitney to the podcast.
[1:13] Whitney explains some of the biggest priorities that are being addressed at RIMS Legislative Summit this year.
[2:11] Who are some of the biggest players that can help RIMS in achieving the goal of reauthorizing and extending the duration of The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)?
[3:59] About RIMS headway for pushing for a national data breach notification standard.
[5:49] RIMS work on reauthorizing the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA).
[6:52] The support that politician Dennis Ross has provided for RIMS.
[8:28] About the excitement surrounding RIMS Legislative Summit and how members benefit greatly from attending meetings.
[11:14] Welcoming surprise guest to the podcast, Barry Dillard!
[11:24] What Barry believes would be important to members attending the summit.
[11:49] Why does Barry like the political process?
[12:00] Does he plan to attend several more of RIMS Legislative Summits in the future?
[12:10] People who have stood out to Barry at this year's summit.
[13:05] If you want to get a hold of Whitney, you can contact her at WCRAIG@rims.org.
Mentioned in this Episode:
RIMS.org (for more information about upcoming events and more)
RiskManagementMonitor.com (for the most recent coverage of the legislative summit)
Want to Learn More?
Keep up with the podcast on RIMS.org and listen on iTunes.
Have a question or suggestion? Email: Content@rims.org.
Join the Conversation!
Follow up with Our Guests: