Distinguished Risk Manager Award

Purpose

Each year, URMIA honors at least one Institutional member with the Distinguished Risk Manager (DRM) Award. It is a singularly high honor to receive this award, signifying the profound respect of one’s peers. Those who receive the award will be recognized during URMIA’s upcoming Annual Conference.


Deadline 8/1/18

Nominations received after the deadline will be considered for the following year.

Nominate

Recipients of URMIA's Distinguished Risk Managers Award in 2017

2017 Distinguished Risk Manager Award Recipients

Phillip B. Dendy and Marjorie F.B. Lemmon

Selection Criteria

The Honors Committee relies upon members to call attention to individuals for consideration. Nominees must be employed by an institution with an URMIA membership in good standing. Other criteria include:

  • Long-term distinguished career as a risk manager
  • Professional accomplishments (e.g., ARM, CPCU, CLU, etc.)
  • Other awards and recognition nominee has received
  • Service to URMIA, RIMS, NACUBO, CPCU, CLU or similar organizations as a board officer or member, committee chair or active committee member, etc. Service as a mentor to others in management, risk management, higher education, insurance industry, or local community. Service as a teacher fostering risk management principles.
  • Contributions to the field of risk management demonstrated by the development of new techniques or approaches for addressing risk management issues and/or writing articles that shed new light on the practice of risk management
  • Leadership qualities demonstrated by having marshaled resources to address regular and/or unusual problems in the field of higher education risk management or risk management in general

The committee recognizes that individual accomplishments are unique; we will consider other accomplishments. We also understand that nominators may not have exact details or dates. URMIA staff will verify details.



Contact

Jenny Whittington, Executive Director

812-727-7124 | Contact Jenny



Distinguished Risk Managers

2016
 
2009
 
1999
 
George H. Meeker, ARM
1996
 
Michael G. Klein
1995
 
1994
 
Benning F. Jenness
1994
 
1994
 
1993
 
Murray C. Edge, ARM, CSSD, WSO
1993
 
1992
 
Charles D. Emerson
1990
 
Stanley Tarr, DHL
1989
 
John Adams
1989
 
Lee B. Stenquist
1989