Volunteer Leaders & Committees

PRIMA Volunteers

Lend your time and expertise to assist PRIMA staff and board members in carrying out the activities of the organization.

This affords members greater opportunities for involvement and also helps board and staff members identify potential future leaders.

PRIMA maintains the following committees:

CHAPTER RELATIONS & MEMBERSHIP ENHANCEMENT

CONFERENCE PLANNING

EDUCATION

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Chapter Relations & Membership Enhancement

Connects with PRIMA chapter leaders, members, the PRIMA board of directors and PRIMA staff to further PRIMA’s mission. Plans and implements communication with chapters and members.

Michelle Knockwood - Committee Chair
Town of North Branford, CT

Sean Barham
Las Cruces (NM) Public Schools

Collin Enstad
City of Sioux Falls, SD

Heather Fleming
City of Clarksville, TN

Jaci Kremser
Town of Windsor, CO

Jan Rise
City of Fremont, NE

Melissa Thorn
County of Broward, FL

Megan Zanesky
Town of Greenwich, CT

Adam Maxwell (Board Liaison)
City of Westerville, OH

Melvin Bodmer, Jr. (PRIMA Staff Liaison)

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Conference Planning

Develops the educational programs for PRIMA's Annual Conference. Reviews session proposals from members, vendors and other professional organizations.

2020-2021 PRIMA Board of Directors

JamiAnn N. Hannah, RMPE
Committee Chair
City of Gallatin, TN

Forestine W. Carroll
Memphis Housing Authority

Adam Maxwell
City of Westerville, OH

Laurie T. Kemper
City/County Insurance Services

Lori J. Gray, RMPE
County of Prince William, VA

Melissa R. Steger, MBA, CRM
University of Texas System

Michael S. Payne, ARM, HEM
City of Fresno, CA

Scott J. Kramer, MBA, ARM
Autauga County Commission, AL

Sheri D. Swain 
Maricopa Community Colleges

AGRiP

Stephanie Weiss
Association of Government Risk Pools

Corporate Partners

Chris Golonka, CPCU, RPLU, ARe
Euclid Public Sector Underwriters

Diane Barr
Travelers

Jose Peralta
AON

Joseph Peppelman
Munich RE

Dorothy Gjerdrum
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Jean Demchak
Marsh USA, Inc.

Catherine Bennett, CPCU, ARM
Sedgwick

Kevin Williams
Genesis Risk Mgmt and Insurance Services Corp

Renee Lunceford
Midwest Employers Casualty

Terry Stubbs 
BRIT Global Specialty USA

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Education

Oversees PRIMA's educational objectives and initiatives. Contributes guidance to the planning and implementation of educational programs. Reviews educational materials and opportunities.

Jean Jelinek - Committee Chair
WA State Department of Enterprise Services

Yvonne Aubrey 
City of Cedar Rapids, IA

James Curbeam
Las Vegas Valley Water District

Maureen Gochee 
Town of Lady Lake, FL

Jim Hanley
City of Manassas, VA

Donald Noel
Palm Beach County School District

Ann-Marie Sharpe
City of Miami, FL

Jane Wildesen
Garrett County (MD) Public Schools

Retha Youell
City of College Station (TX)

Forestine Carroll (Board Liaison)
Memphis Housing Authority

Shaunda Ragland (Staff Liaison)