Join us for our December breakfast meeting:

Supply Chain Risk Management

Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 8:00 AM


Multnomah Athletic Club

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ARM 54, 55 and 57 Courses Offered by RIMS, Oregon Chapter 
Winter/Spring Term 2015



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1. Connections—access to over 11,000 of your colleagues – both professional risk managers and     service providers for knowledge exchange and networking.

2. Discounts Professional Development – advance your knowledge by attending our educational conferences, workshops and webcasts. Members receive discounted rates.

3. Leadership opportunities—enhance your leadership skills while leading the Society in new directions.

4. News—Stay in-the-know with industry news from Risk Management magazine and the Risk Management Monitor blog.

5. Resources— Manage your risk with exclusive tools like our online resource library, Risk Knowledge, The RIMS Benchmark Survey™, the bi-annual Compensation Survey, and the Strategic and Enterprise Risk Center 

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Oregon RIMS 2014 Golf Tournament

Please take a look at the pictures from this year's golf tournament!

And the winners are:

1st Place (57) - Shon Devries, Mike Reiner, Brit Brady, Greg Borersma

2nd Place (62) - Dean Martin, Dean Fritze, Mark Skaar, Mike Nurre

3rd Place (62) - Melony Ellsworth, Dave Owre, Brian Pamiroyan, Nick Sindelar

Course Contests:

Closest to the Pin Women #3 – Anna Klostermann
Closest to the Pin Women #13 – Shannon Holt
Closest to the Pin Men #6 – Nick Warren
Closest to the Pin Men #17 – Scott Harbert
Longest Drive Women #5 – Melony Ellsworth
Longest Drive Men #12 – Nick Warren

Link for golf pictures...

Oregon RIMS 2014/15 Chapter Officers

As announced at our annual Education Day, the Oregon RIMS Chapter Officers for the 2014/15 year are as follows:

President: Laura Martin (OHSU)
Vice President: Dale Lindstron (Erickson)
Secretary: Jackie Kamstra (NIKE)
Treasurer: Eric Machado (Port of Portland)
Director-at-Large: Cassandra Forbess (OHSU)
Special Projects: Sue Ling Gandee (PCC Structurals)
Delegate: Eva LaBonte (NIKE)
Education: Sara Craft (Precision Castparts)
Communications: J.P. Agnesse (PGE)
Membership: Victoria Nolan (Clean Water Services)
Past President: Nick Hilbers (OCDC)

2014 Western Regional Conference

The Southern California RIMS chapters of Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego are teaming up to bring you the 2014 Western Regional Conference. At the beautiful... San Diego Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina. Click the link for all the details.


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