Volunteers Needed - Local Chapter, Regional and National CPCU

Tue, 01/01/2019 - 11:05
by Matt Andresen - 2019 MN Chapter Vice President

We are looking for volunteers to join our MN CPCU Chapter committees or Board:

All Industry Day Lunch Event - need 2 people to work on  annual sponsorship call and invite people to be program speakers - about their CPCU journey. Experience with event planning and scheduling or non-profit fund raising a plus, but not required.  Contact Matt Andresen to attend a committee meeting and learn more. Matt.andresen@countryfinancial.com  or 651-631-7403

Membership Committee - need 2 people to assist with new designee outreach and personal invitation to events and joining the organization. Contact Dana Bolz for additional information. dana.s.bolz@emcins.com  612-643-4719

Board of Directors - need 3 candidates for 2020 term. Board members are also expected to serve on or chair committees and attend chapter meetings and events.  Board meetings are monthly for 1 hour + the annual planning session in October. Contact Dana Bolz to learn more about the nominating process dana.s.bolz@emcins.com  1-612-643-4719

Benefits to you:

  • Opportunity to serve other CPCU members and candidates
  • Expanded network of professional contacts
  • Volunteer leadership and mentoring experience
  • Use your time and talents to grow professionally and personally
  • Learn more about CPCU Society on-going programs and The Institutes 


  • Hold the CPCU designation or conferring in 2019
  • Active 2019 membership in MN CPCU chapter and CPCU Society 
  • Attend committee meetings as scheduled by chair - by conference call or in person
  • Willing to take on and complete tasks for the chapter

Give back to the industry though:

Volunteer and leadership opportunities within the National CPCU Society 

As the industry’s premier association for risk management and insurance professionals, the success of the CPCU Society depends upon the dedication and talent of our volunteer leadershipEarning a volunteer or leadership role is a unique opportunity that will allow you to:

  • Gain leadership KNOWLEDGE that you can apply to your day-to-day professional responsibilities
  • Be EMPOWERED to positively influence the CPCU Society, the industry, and your own career advancement
  • ENGAGE and network with Society members and other industry professionals

Leadership Council Roles for National CPCU

Apply by January 15, 2019 for the following roles (for terms beginning January 1, 2020):

  • Leadership Council President-Elect (1)
  • Leadership Council Member (2) 

Chapter Governor Roles

There are currently 7 open positions for chapter governor roles for 2020. View the position description.

Apply by April 1, 2019 for the following roles (for terms beginning January 1, 2020):

Openings for 2020

  • Northeast Region  ​New York City Metro 2 Territory - Central Jersey, Long Island, New Jersey
  • Southeast Region Upper South Territory - Atlanta, Central Alabama, Great Smoky Mountains, Middle Georgia, Mid-Tennessee, North Alabama
  • North Central Region Upper Midwest Territory - Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota Roughrider, Omaha, Souix Empire
  • East Central Region Northern Ohio Territory - Akron-Canton, Allegheny, Cleveland, Columbus, Grand Lake, Presque Isle
  • South Central Region North Texas/Oklahoma Territory - Central Oklahoma, Dallas, Fort Worth, Northeastern Oklahoma
  • Western Region Two Territories:
    • Los Angeles/Southern California/Hawaii Territory - California El Camino, California Golden Empire, Hawaii, Los Angeles, Orange Empire, San Diego
    • Pacific Northwest Territory - Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Pacific Northwest, Spokane

Interest Group Governor Roles

There are currently 2 openings for interest group governor roles for 2020.

 Apply by April 1, 2019 for the following roles (for terms beginning January 1, 2020):

Committee and Task Force Roles

Apply by August 1, 2019 for the following roles (for terms beginning January 1, 2020)

  • Nominating Committee *Immediate Positions Available for term beginning January 1, 2019
  • Annual Meeting Task Force
  • Finance Training and Development Committee
  • Champions Advisory Committee
  • Diversity Committee
  • Ethics Committee
  • Interest Group Committees
  • Loman Advisory Committee
  • New Designee Committee
  • Publications Committee
  • Veterans Task Force


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