News from the CAS Regional Affiliates

CAGNY- Casualty Actuaries of Greater New York

The next meeting of the CAGNY will be on Tuesday, December 2 at the Doubletree Suite Hotel in Times Square. For information, contact Eric Hornick or visit CAGNY in the Regional Affiliates section.

CAMAR- Casualty Actuaries of the Mid-Atlantic Region

The CAMAR Fall 2003 meeting will be held at the Sheraton University City Hotel in Philadelphia on Monday, December 1, 2003. The tentative program includes a panel on Pennsylvania and New Jersey personal automobile issues, a panel on insolvencies, and a presentation from CAS President Mary Frances Miller. For additional information, please contact John Forney. Refer to the Regional Affiliates section for details on exam seminars and the fall meeting.

CANW- Casualty Actuaries of the Northwest

The fall meeting was held on September 5th in Vancouver, B.C. Minutes are posted on the CAS Web Site. The following officers were elected for 2003-2004: President Daniel Perry, Vice President William Wilder, and Secretary/Treasurer Camille Minogue. There were presentations on "CAS Regional Affiliates Committee," "Surety 101," and "Medical Malpractice Crisis." CAS President Gail Ross presented an update on the CAS. The next meeting is set for March 2004 in the Puget Sound area. For additional information, see the CAS Web Site or contact William Wilder.

CASE - Casualty Actuaries of the Southeast

The CASE spring meeting will be held in late March or early April at NCCI in Boca Raton Florida. Details will be mailed to all actuaries in the Southeast and posted on the CAS Web Site. For additional information, contact Ken Morgan.

CSAF - Central States Actuarial Forum

The Central States Actuarial Forum held its third meeting on Monday, September 15, 2003, at Employers Reinsurance Corporation in Overland Park, Kansas. Four new Fellows and seven new Associates in the CSAF area were recognized. At the conclusion of the meeting, Jeremy Benson began his term as president. Richard Hofmann was elected vice president and Kris DeFrain was elected secretary. In addition to sessions on "Asbestos Issues and Trends," "The Great Mold Rush of '01," and "Generalized Linear Models and Their Applications," CAS President-Elect Mary Frances Miller presented the status of CAS goals related to education and certification, mutual recognition, research working parties, and increasing membership participation.

SWAF- Southwest Actuarial Forum

The SWAF Fall Meeting is scheduled for December 3 in San Antonio, Texas. Details will be posted in the Regional Affiliates section and e-mailed to Southwest regional actuaries. For more information, contact Lisa Sukow at (210) 913-7202.

Regional Affiliates Online

For more information on all CAS Regional Affiliates, please visit the "Regional Affiliates" section.