Below is a brief description of the Committees. If you wish to know more about a specific committee, please see the Chapter Organization Chart in the Documents section to find the Director over the Committee. The Director will be able to answer questions and direct you to the Committee Chair.
All Industry Day (I-Day)
The All-Industry Day Committee presents an annual educational seminar for participants that focuses on property and casualty trends in the industry and touches on current issues that are important to all property and casualty areas. All-Industry Day helps keep CPCU members on top of the insurance profession which is a Member Success goal under the Circle of Excellence.
The committee recognizes new CPCU completers with a conferment presentation at All-Industry Day given by an attending CPCU Society Executive. Recent CPD completers are also recognized for their efforts in continuing insurance education.
The committee is made up of four sub-committees which include Program, Marketing, New Designee and Facilities.
Audit chapters’ financial records annually or upon request and submit report of findings
Beyond Bloomington Connections
Organizes quarterly meetings and other activities to specifically target Peoria and Pekin area members.
Candidate Recruitment & Development
Recruits qualified candidates for the pursuit of CPCU education. This is accomplished by contacting those who have completed the associates program and encouraging those who temporarily interrupted their study to re-enroll
Careers in Insurance
Presentations to Insurance classes at the local colleges on careers in insurance. Attend career fairs to bring more students into the field of insurance.
Continuing Professional Development
Solicits and awards a CPCU Excellence Award, maintains and promotes an active CPD program, maintains an active development program for chapter and National leaders through the NLI Program, and reports Continuing Education credits to National.
Works on Ethics Awareness Month activity, enhance ethics awareness through educational programs, presentations, and articles
Organize events to highlight the functions of each committee and encourage membership involvement.
Plans and arranges locations and menus for the various chapter meetings, including lunch and dinner meetings.
Supports the social service organizations in communities represented by the Central Illinois Chapter of CPCU. Recruit volunteer assistance to programs benefiting youth, senior citizens, and/or those in need.
Laws and History
Maintain historical records of the chapter. As required, develop by-law changes and review board activity for compliance with by-laws.
Focus on membership records; analyze member participation in chapter programs, events, dues renewals and conversion of new designees into paid members; report membership trends to Board.
Conducts an annual member survey to gather feedback from chapter members about the level of satisfaction with the chapter and the value of chapter services. Also, handles administration of the Chapter Interest Inventory.
Organizes at least one networking and social event per year.
Host the new designee dinner, encourage designees to become involved with the local chapter, and coordinate new designees conferment ceremony during the All Industry Day.
Provide a variety of speakers and programs for the chapter, and host a recreational spouse/guest event
Maintains membership roster and name tags. Sends out chapter meeting notices. Collects meeting fees and handles reservations for various chapter meetings.
Scholarships & Internships
Partner with local universities, community colleges, and the Institutes to promote and offer scholarship and internship opportunities to qualified students.
Responsible for promoting interest & participation in the CPCU Society through mentorship activities & events.Create mentoring pair opportunities for current members and college students.
Plans and organizes a summer activity that is social in nature.
Website & Social Media
Provides access to information about events, committees, and resources for both our local chapter and national CPCU affiliates.
Encourages local CPCU’s to promote the value of the CPCU designation to employers, businesses, consumers, and the general community.
Develops annual 1/2-day member workshop on contemporary industry issues.