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(Includes the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Upstate New York, Rhode Island, Vermont)

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2016 Board Members

Brian M. Duval

Brian M. Duval
Liberty Mutual Benefits
175 Berkeley Street, MS 05250
Boston, MA 02116
P: 857-224-8483

Rachel C. Galasso

Vice President
Rachel C. Galasso
MAPFRE Insurance
211 Main St
Webster, MA 01570
P: (508) 949-4482


Michael R. Sternberg

Michael R. Sternberg
Beazley Group
30 Batterson Park Road
Farmington CT 06032
P: 860-674-4664

Sarah J. Huffer

Sarah J. Huffer
Currin Compliance Services, Inc.
14 Main Street
Greenwich, NY 12834
P: 518-512-0177
Main: 518-692-2494 | Direct: 518-512-0177


Denise Tessier

Past President
Denise Tessier, JD, CPCU, ARe, ARM-e, MCE
IBM Global Technology Services
Financial Services Center of Excellence

P: 413-219-4525

Julie A. Levine

Regional Director
Julie A. Levine, JD
Cigna Corporate Insurance
Connecticut General Life Insurance Company
P: (860) 226-9019 [6-9019]




Planning & Events Committee: Planning upcoming Events and Chapter Meetings

Sara R. Thomas (Chair)
Liberty Mutual Benefits


Volunteer Recognition Committee: Identifying and recognizing outstanding volunteer leaders and recruiting new volunteers.

Stephen Fisher (Chair)
Beazley Group


Membership Committee: Promoting AICP to attract new members, provide information to existing members.

Seeking Volunteers


Marketing/Publicity/Website: Works directly with National Website committee to maintain Website content for our chapter, explores ways to market the value of our chapter, in order to enhance the image and increase the recognition of AICP within the industry.

Seeking Volunteers


Nominating Committee: Identifies leaders within our chapter, coordinates the nomination process.

Denise Tessier
IBM Global Technology Services
Financial Services Center of Excellence


Meeting Dates/Info

AICP Mid-Atlantic Chapter and New England Chapter Q&A with the New York Department of Financial Services

August 18, 2017
Empire State Plaza Convention Center
Albany, NY
Registration is now open for the AICP Mid-Atlantic Chapter and New England Chapter Q&A with the New York Department of Financial Services Life and Health Division on Friday, August 18 in Albany. Registration is $40 per person and includes a continental breakfast and networking event and a lunch after the Q&A.
Click here to register online.
Click here to register by mail.



FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2017

Session Topics include the following:
Repeal or Change ACA & State Mandated Benefits
Managing Compliance Risk / Corporate Governance
Universal Life Issues
NAIC Update including SERFF and Big Data
Emerging P&C Issues
L&H/P&C Roundtables & Hot Topics with Regulators
Privacy – US and International Trends Association and Discretionary Groups
NY Specific Issues
IIPRC presentation and updates
Compliance with OFAC
Consumer Protection
Reinstatement of Insurance Liability and Liability Assessment

Handouts and Presentations


PRIOR MEETING RECAP: New England Chapter Holds its 20th Annual E-Day!

The AICP New England Chapter held its 20th Annual E-Day April 29th at the lovely Wentworth by the Sea Hotel in Portsmouth, N.H. Close to 100 insurance compliance professionals and state supervisors from six states benefitted from a choice of 14 educational sessions, including regulator roundtables, industry “hot topics” sessions, and property & casualty, life and health specific topics. Guest speakers included Eric Nordman, director of Regulatory Services at the NAIC, and New Hampshire insurance commissioner Roger Sevigny provided a keynote speech about challenges facing the insurance industry.

Rhode Island Update from Paula Pallozzi

Our Sharing Economy Overview from Eric Nordman

Property & Casualty Trends from Joe Bienick

Legislative and Regulatory Update


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