Member Newsletter

 A Message From Your President, Ellen Kleinstuber

This month, CCA president, Ellen Kleinstuber talks about networking and learning opportunities available through the online communities, the new CCA podcast channel, CCA's successful spring meetings and invites you to submit nominations for the annual awards recognition. Learn more by watching her video message.

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May 2022

  • Membership News
  • Education Spotlight
  • CCA Community Digest
  • Philanthropic Opportunities

Membership News

Focus on What Matters

This month find out what important leadership lesson she learned from her mom that she has been working hard to embrace.

Submit Your Award Nominations - Deadline: June 1

When it comes to accolades, what's more deeply satisfying than being recognized by your peers? The honor carries a certain authenticity when your professional community comes together to recognize your professional achievements. Nominate your fellow members for one of three Awards.

CCA Podcast Channel Debut!

The CCA, as part of its commitment to delivering you timely and relevant continuing education and professional development opportunities, has launched a new podcast channel featuring leadership and healthcare topics. It can be found on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts.


Education Spotlight

2022 CCA Enrolled Actuaries Conference Concludes

Thank you to everyone who attended and supported the 2022 EA Conference. Nearly 800 actuaries participated in this year’s virtual conference May 2, 4 & 6 for three days of sharing and learning. A special thanks to the program committee chair, James Berberian, and the entire committee for designing an outstanding meeting. And thank you to our corporate sponsors for their generous support. Save the dates for 2023, May 1, 3 & 5.

2022 Annual Meeting - You're Invited

CCA's Annual Meeting program committee chair, Ed Pudlowski, invites you to beautiful Austin, Texas October 16-19. The program committee has put together a great set of sessions that are above and beyond anything we've put together before.

CCA is a Content Provider for CONVENTION A

CONVENTION A, an online, international actuarial conference September 9-13, 2022. Hear more about CCA’s participation in this brief video message delivered by CCA president, Ellen Kleinstuber. 

Upcoming Webinars

Community Digest

CCA Communities are active forums for getting answers, sharing your concerns and taking actions to help shape the profession. Visit your communities to stay up to date and join the conversation. To join communities, visit your member profile

Community Discussion

Here is what has been happening in your communities.

  • Potential update to JBEA regulations regarding three-person requirement for formal credit
  • IRS 2023 Mortality Tables
  • The Future of Medicare
  • The use of speech therapy post-COVID

New Defined Contribution Community

We've created a new Defined Contribution Community that is open to all members who want to learn, discuss and debate relevant topics. To join, please update your member profile


Upcoming Leadership Series Interviews

Thursday, June 2  |  4:30 p.m. CT

Dominic Lee, ACAS, Senior Actuary and Senior Solutions Advisor, Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions at SAS. Dominic is the self-proclaimed Maverick Actuary. He is a public speaker, content creator, and helps quantitative professionals increase impact and value using media and visual storytelling. Check out his TED-style talk.


Friday, July 8  |  10 am CT

Mallika Bender, FCAS, MAAA, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Staff Actuary at the Casualty Actuarial Society. Mallika helps build awareness of and educate stakeholders on DE&I topics, develop strategies and mobilize volunteers and partners to increase the diversity and maintain and strengthen relationships with key DE&I partners.


Public Plans Community Call

Wednesday, June 14  |  1:00 PM CT

Join the Public Plans Community Call to hear about and discuss one of the winning papers from the recent CCA / NIRS funding strategies contest. Andy Blough and Seth Stock will present their paper “The Cost of Stability: A Case Study” followed by an open discussion. Participants will have the opportunity to ask the authors questions. Read the paper.


Philanthropic Opportunities

Gift Donation Matching Program

The CCA is proud to support the efforts of the International Association of Black Actuaries (IABA), the Organization for Latino Actuaries (OLA), and the Actuarial Foundation with a donation program. CCA will match donations made by CCA members to the Actuarial Foundation up to $10,000. When donating please indicate you are a CCA member! 

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The Actuarial Foundation

The Foundation provides free virtual math resources and tutoring, administers middle and high school academic competitions and funds scholarships.

The Actuarial Foundation is looking for Modeling the Future Challenge volunteer judges. Learn More.

International Association of Black Actuaries

The International Association of Black Actuaries (IABA) is a volunteer-based organization dedicated to increasing the number of successful Black actuaries through programs that address the underrepresentation of Blacks in the profession.


Organization of Latino Actuaries

The Organization of Latino Actuaries (OLA) provides exam support, scholarships, job search support, and an interactive network and pipeline of talented Latino students and actuaries.

Professional Resources