Jill Laster, ARM, DRM

(Retired) Associate Vice Chancellor for HR & Risk Mgmt.,
(Retired) Texas Christian University

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(Retired) Texas Christian University


Distinguished Risk Manager



Jill Laster serves as the associate vice chancellor for human resources and risk management at Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, Texas, where her master's in education has come in handy as she educates a vast number of people on proper risk management. In 2005, Ms. Laster co-authored an URMIA white paper on pandemic response. She developed TCU's emergency response plans in between answering the Ethics and Compliance Hotline and working with others to develop TCU's clever and effective buildings database for emergency response, for which she won the URMIA Innovative Risk Management Solutions award in 2010. Ms. Laster has assisted URMIA over many years in various capacities as committee chair and board member and is a recipient of URMIA's Distinguished Risk Manager award.