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Results of 2009 CAS Election

09/04/2009 —

Balloting for the 2009 CAS election closed on August 28, 2009 and the CAS Tellers have verified the election results.

Ralph Blanchard has been elected President-Elect.

Beth Fitzgerald, Richard Goldfarb, Arlie Proctor, and Kenneth Quintilian have been elected to the Board of Directors.

The following members were elected or re-elected by the Board to serve as Vice Presidents:

  • Leslie R. Marlo, Vice President-Administration
  • David L. Menning, Vice President-Admissions
  • Kevin G. Dickson, Vice President- ERM
  • Kris D. DeFrain, Vice President-International
  • Nancy A. Braithwaite, Vice President-Marketing and Communications
  • Chester John Szczepanski, Vice President-Professional Education
  • Louise A. Francis, Vice President-Research and Development

These Fellows will assume their positions at the close of the 2009 Annual Meeting in Boston.

A total of 1,208 Fellows voted in this year's election, or 35% of the Fellows. This compares to 1,219 Fellows or 37% for last year.

According to the election procedures approved by the Board, all vote counts are released to the membership. These follow:

Ralph Blanchard1,013
Richard Goldfarb650
Beth Fitzgerald625
Arlie Proctor596
Kenneth Quintilian553
Robert Anker497
James Christie432
Cara Blank413
Clive Keatinge345

Congratulations to the new President-Elect and Board members, and to our new and continuing Vice Presidents! On behalf of the CAS, I want to thank all the candidates in the 2009 election for their willingness to run and, if elected, to serve.

John J. Kollar
President, Casualty Actuarial Society

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