Committees - Volunteers

An organization is only as strong as those members who support its goals. Through the efforts of our committees, we continue to serve our membership and enhance an environment of professional development.

We need your time and talent to continue our success. If you can help, contact the committee chair

Need to contact a committee member? Locate them in the Directory. 

Communications Committee

Justin Gillette, Chair

The Communications Committee handles all internal and external communications for the chapter, including advising members of upcoming meetings and other important information, and supervising public relations activities subject to the approval of the board of directors.

Community Service Committee

Nicholas Luebesmier, Chair

MN RIMS's Community Service Committee is charged with developing programs and events in which members may participate to give back to our communities and supporting those in need.

We give back to the community during two events by making sandwiches for Simpson Housing. Simpson Housing’s mission is to house, support and advocate for people experiencing homelessness. Simpson Housing’s goals are to end homelessness one household at a time and address the deeper issues that contribute to homelessness for those they serve. MN RIMS contribution helps support the more than 3,000 people annually that are using Simpson services.

Education Committee

Amanda Lagatta, Chair

The Education Committee is responsible for developing topics, speakers and programs for professional development opportunities offered by the chapter, both at meetings and at the annual seminar.

Golf Outing Committee

Mark Ropel, Chair

Kevin Myers, Chair

Responsible for planning MN RIMS's annual golf outing which generates revenue to help support the chapter's activities, and offers networking opportunities in a casual, relaxed atmosphere.

Membership Committe

Lisa Kreb, Chair

The Minnesota RIMS Membership Committee is responsible for maintaining and developing our member base through ongoing and special activities targeting to reaching risk management professionals from throughout the state.

Nominating Committee

Melissa Cudzillo, Chair

The Nominating Committee is responsible for identifying members to serve on the chapter's board of directors, and presenting these nominees to the board each year

Programs Committee

Nicholas Luebesmier, Chair

The Minnesota RIMS Programs Committee develops topics and content presented to members at our meetings and the annual Seminar. The Programs Committee Mission is to advance the risk management profession through networking, education and professional development by organizing monthly programs with topics that are of interest to our members.

Seminar Committee

Jessica Yost, Chair

The Seminar Committee oversees the scheduling and development of Minnesota RIMS's yearly Seminar, a day-long event that brings together risk managers from throughout the state.

The seminar includes keynote speakers, breakout sessions on topics of importance to the profession and networking opportunities.