Posted on: 8/24/2005

PRIMA Makes Changes to Board of Directors

PRIMA would like to announce that there have been several recent changes to its Board of Directors.


Cindy Davis, past president of PRIMA, has submitted her resignation from the PRIMA Board of Directors. Davis has accepted employment as Loss Control Specialist with a private employer, the Program for Sovereign Indian Nations, CIS Insurance Group, located in Englewood, Colo. The Program for Sovereign Indian Nations provides property and casualty insurance for tribal governments, enterprises, casinos and schools.


“I will truly miss serving on the PRIMA Board of Directors for the remainder of my term,” said Davis. “However I am looking forward to working with Tribal Nations throughout the United States and plan to continue as an active member of PRIMA.”


Davis can be reached at (303) 694-6466, ext. 187 or at cindydavis@cisinsgroup.com.


In order to fill this vacancy, PRIMA President, James E. Huckaby, has asked PRIMA Past President Ruth Unks to serve an additional year as past president. Unks, 2004–2005 past president, has graciously agreed to continue serving as past president.


Unks is the Risk Manager for the Maricopa County Community College District in Tempe, Ariz. “I feel honored to be asked to serve another year and look forward working with the other strong leaders of PRIMA,” she said.

In other PRIMA Board of Director related news, Frank Catapano has retired from his position as Director of Risk Management with Volusia County in Deland, Fla. Per PRIMA Bylaws, Huckaby nominated Bill Mason to fill the vacated board position left by Frank Catapano.


“We wish Frank the best and thank him for all his effort and leadership he has provided over the past two years,” said Huckaby. “We also welcome Bill and thank him for volunteering to serve the PRIMA membership as a board director.”
Mason, CPCU, ARM-P is the risk manager for the City of Sunrise, Fla. He also is the chair of the PRIMA education committee and has taught training classes for PRIMA over the past several years.


PRIMA is a national not-for-profit association that provides education, information, and advocacy for nearly 2000 members representing counties, cities, schools, states, park districts, transit authorities and water facilities. For more information about PRIMA call (703) 528-7701 or visit PRIMA’s Web site at www.primacentral.org.

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