Annual Conference

PRIMA’s 2012 Annual Conference will be held June 3 – 6, 2012,
at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee.


Registration for the conference and hotel rooms will open in early January. For additional information, contact Jen Welan Morris at jmorris@primacentral.org.


Each year, PRIMA hosts the premier conference for risk managers in the public sector. Attendees at PRIMA's Annual Conference will participate in an exceptional program with sessions focusing on the ever-expanding and changing position of public sector risk managers. As always, PRIMA’s Annual Conference is the ideal setting for peer-to-peer networking with others in the profession. Learn how other risk managers have dealt with the day-to-day challenges they face in our entities.


Who should attend?
This conference is the forum for all levels of risk managers in the public sector as well as professionals in related fields such as human resources, employee benefits, health and safety, legal and regulatory, risk financing, claims management and pooling.


Attendees at PRIMA's Annual Conference enjoy networking with more than 1,200 risk management professionals, a trade show with over 130 public sector service providers, and a broad risk management experience at some of the most impressive educational sessions in the industry!  


Annual Conference sessions include topics in human resources, law/legal, financing, public administration, risk management, schools, terrorism and much more! Additionally, attendees have access to state-of-the-art risk management products and services at our industry-leading trade show. The Annual Conference attracts companies featuring safety, workers’compensation, finance, insurance, training and software geared specifically to the risk management professional.



2012 Conference Planning Committee:


Dan Hurley, CSP, ARM-P, MS – 2012 Chair
Norfolk Public Schools


Ed Beecher

City of Pompano Beach


Betty Coulter

City of Asheville


Matt Hansen, MPA

City & County of San Francisco


Dan Hurley, CSP, ARM-P, MS

Norfolk Public Schools


Cindy Mallett, AIC, CWCP, ARM-P

City of Gainesville


Laura Peterson, JD, MPA

University of Wyoming


Marilyn Rivers, CPCU, ARM, AIC

City of Saratoga Springs


Regan Rychetsky, ABCP

Texas Health & Human Services Commission


Valerie Horton, Esq.

City of Jackson, TN


David Brooks, CPCU

County Risk Sharing Authority


Diane Barr



Jim Dart

Genesis Management and Insurance Services Corporation

Judy Downey

Munich Reinsurance America, Inc.


Dorothy Gjerdrum, ARM-P

Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc.


Richard McAbee

Carl Warren & Company


Carleen Patterson, ARM-P, CIC

Aon Risk Services


Dave Randall

Safety National


Richard Vincelette

ACE Public Entity