Category Archives: Volunteerism

National Volunteer Week: Why Do You Volunteer for the CAS?

As the United States celebrates National Volunteer Week, CAS president Steve Lowe gave a heartfelt thank you to all CAS volunteers for giving their time and efforts around the world.  I would like to join Steve in thanking CAS volunteers for your enthusiastic service to the Society. Since joining the CAS staff in 2010, I … Read more »

CAS Centennial Projects Recognized for Excellence

For any organization, paying tribute to 100 years of history can seem a daunting task. It will come as no surprise that the celebration of the CAS’s centennial year – culminating in the CAS Centennial Celebration and Annual Meeting in New York in November – was decades in the making. Projects such as the CAS … Read more »

Make an Impact as a CAS University Liaison

Take yourself back to your college days…. the future can seem so daunting and confusing. To add to your own internal monologue, the first question anyone asks you is “What is your major?” followed quickly with “What are you going to do with that?”  I made it to my junior year before I knew the … Read more »

A Successful Year for the Continuing Education Review

The Continuing Education Compliance Committee (CECC) has completed the 2014 Continuing Education review and is happy to report that all members selected for review either met or exceeded the requirements! This year, about 1% of membership was randomly selected for review, which is about 70 members.  The members of the Executive Council and Board of … Read more »

Connecting with Universities – The CAS University Liaison Program

University engagement is an important part of the CAS Strategic Plan, as the CAS has an objective to build and foster relationships with academics and university students. To support this goal, CAS has been expanding the University Liaison program, which matches CAS members to universities. Since October 2013, we have matched over 60 members to universities … Read more »

Share News of Your Career Advancements in the Actuarial Review

Do you have a new job or a promotion? Have you presented at an event for an organization outside of CAS? Have you been appointed to a corporate or non-profit board of directors? We want to know! Future issues of the Actuarial Review will feature a new column called “Comings and Goings” that will share … Read more »

The Actuarial Review Is Getting A Makeover And Needs Your Participation In A Quick Online Survey

When finished reading this blog post, please take the Actuarial Review online readers survey. After 43 years as a printed newsletter the Actuarial Review is evolving into a new magazine design layout. The Actuarial Review will still contain the same great educational and interesting columns and content as before, but it will also include new items. … Read more »

Matt Rodermund Would Have Been Proud

As the CAS nears its centennial celebration in 2014, many members may not realize that the CAS office in Arlington, Virginia has only existed since 1991. For over three-quarters of a century, the CAS was managed almost entirely by volunteers, giving the organization a strong culture of volunteerism that continues today. As the Membership and … Read more »