CAS Board Meets With Tonya Manning, SOA President-Elect
The CAS Board met with SOA President-Elect Tonya Manning and SOA Executive Director Greg Heidrich on Sunday, May 20, 2012. The meeting provided an opportunity for the CAS Board to hear directly from SOA leadership the SOA’s perspectives on its current challenges and its response to those challenges. In extending the invitation for dialogue to the SOA, CAS President Pat Teufel and President-Elect Gary Josephson emphasized the benefits of continued dialogue between the two organizations.
Ms. Manning spoke of the SOA’s vision to be recognized as a global leader in actuarial education. She explained that recent decisions announced by the SOA were in keeping with the SOA’s international strategy and in response to the significant opportunities that the SOA sees outside North America. Following the prepared remarks, members of the CAS Board had the opportunity to ask questions and offer comments.
The CAS Board appreciated the willingness of SOA leadership to engage in dialogue. Following the meeting, CAS President Pat Teufel commented: “The discussion with the SOA was constructive. Hearing the SOA’s priorities and rationale for its actions directly from SOA leadership will help the CAS Board as it deliberates and refines the strategic direction for the CAS.”