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GEM Board Meeting (October 23-24, 2017)
7.31.17
GEM is scheduled to hold its fourth quarter Board meeting at The Conrad Indianapolis, IN on Monday October 23rd, and Tuesday October 24, 2017.

GEM Election Results 2017
7.28.17
Congratulations to the directors and officers that were elected to the GEM Board and Officer positions!

GEM 2017 Election Ballot - Please Vote
7.3.17
The GEM 2017 election ballot was distributed to the membership via email on 07/03/17. The Annual Meeting will be held at 8:30am Friday 7/28/2017, at the Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel, Denver, CO.

GEM - Nominations Announcement & Annual Meeting Notice for 2017 Election
6.2.17
The Nominations Announcement and Annual Meeting Notice for the 2017 election was emailed to the membership on Friday June 2, 2017.

GEM - Request for Nominations (Deadline: Friday May 12th, 2017)
4.28.17
A "Request for Nominations" notice was emailed to the membership on Friday April 28, 2017. The deadline for nominations is Friday May 12, 2017. For consideration, letters of interest and bios are required from new candidates and incumbents.

GEM Board & Annual Meeting - July 27-28, 2017
4.28.17
GEM is scheduled to hold its third quarter meetings at the Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel, in Denver, Colorado on July 27-28, 2017. Meeting schedule and details are posted to the Events & Meeting calendar on this website.

Upcoming GEM Board Meeting April 24-25, 2017
2.14.17
The April 2017 meeting will be held at the Dupont Circle Hotel, in Washington D.C. See Events & Meeting Calendar for details.

Upcoming GEM Meetings - February 2017
11.1.16
GEM has scheduled two full days of meetings for the Members and the Board at the Newport Beach Hotel in California on February 1 & 2, 2017.

GEM Board Meeting - October 27-28, 2016
8.1.16
GEM held its fourth quarter Board meeting at the Gwen Hotel in Chicago, Illinois on Thursday October 27th, and Friday October 28, 2016.

GEM Annual Report 2015
7.25.16
Available for download from the GEM Website.

GEM 2016 Election Results
7.22.16
Congratulations to the directors and officers that were elected to the GEM Board and Officer positions!

Member Highlight: Bryan Anderson (MMRMA)
7.22.16
Bryan Anderson became the designated member representative for MMRMA in July 2016. Bryan is the Managing Director for MMRMA.

GEM 2016 Election Ballot - Please Vote
7.1.16
The GEM 2016 election ballot was distributed to the membership via email on 07/01/16. The Annual Meeting will be held at 8:00am Friday 7/22/2016, at the Big Sky Resort, Big Sky, MT.

GEM Nominations Announcement & Annual Meeting Notice for 2016 Election
6.3.16
The Nomination Announcement and Annual Meeting Notice for the 2016 GEM election was emailed to the membership on Friday June 3, 2016.

Member Highlight - Rafaela Ortiz (Enduris)
5.16.16
Rafaela Ortiz, Chief Operating Officer, of Enduris was appointed the GEM designated member representative in May 2016.

GEM - Request for Nominations (Deadline: Friday May 13th, 2016)
4.29.16
A "Request for Nominations" notice was emailed to the membership on Friday April 29, 2016. The deadline for nominations is Friday May 13, 2016. For consideration, letters of interest and bios are required from new candidates and incumbents.

GEM 2016 Annual Meeting Notice - (Annual Meeting Friday July 22, 2016)
4.22.16
GEM will hold its third quarter Board Meeting and its 2016 Annual Members Meeting at the Big Sky Resort in Big Sky Montana on July 21st & 22th, 2016, respectively.

GEM 2016 Election Schedule
4.22.16
The 2016 election schedule was approved at the April 2016 Board meeting.

GEM To Host Reception for Membership at AGRiP - Tuesday, March 8th
2.5.16
GEM’s team will be hosting an informal private reception at the AGRIP conference on Tuesday, March 8th, from 5:00 - 7:00 PM at the Delta Pavilion, centrally located on property at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville,TN.

Upcoming GEM Board Meeting - April 21-22th, 2016 - Washington D.C.
1.8.16
The April 2016 meeting will be held at the Dupont Circle Hotel, in Washington D.C. The meeting is open to the membership.

Upcoming GEM Board Meeting - April 23-24th, 2015 Washington D.C.
1.5.16
The April 2015 meeting will be held at the Dupont Circle Hotel, in Washington D.C. The meeting is open to the membership.

GEM Announces Appointment of New Chief Executive Officer
1.1.16
GEM is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Halsall as its new President & Chief Executive Officer. Andrew takes over from John Foehl, who retired from GEM at the end of 2015.

February 2016 - GEM Board Meeting & Strategy Session
11.1.15
The GEM Board of Directors will meet at the Clearwater Beach Marriot Suites on Sand Keys in Florida for their first quarter meeting scheduled for February 11-12, 2016. The Board meeting is to the membership. The Strategy Session is a closed session for Directors only. Season Greetings!

October 2015 - GEM Board Meeting Scheduled - Newport, RI
8.17.15
The GEM Board of Directors will meet in Newport, RI. at the Hotel Viking for their fourth quarter meeting scheduled on October 29-30, 2015. These meetings are open to the membership. Participants must complete the registration form by 9/25/15 to secure room in guest room block. We encourage early registration to ensure availability and guest room preferences.

GEM 2015 Annual Election Results
7.24.15
Congratulations to the directors and officers that were elected to the GEM Board and Officer positions!

GEM Annual Report 2014
7.24.15
We are pleased to report that GEM had another very successful year in 2014. It is our highest year to date, reporting almost $3.6 million net income.

GEM Cyber Summit - July 22, 2015 (Wednesday)
7.22.15
The GEM Membership is welcome to register for the upcoming Cyber Summit schedule for July 22, 2015 at the Nines Hotel in Portland, Oregon. Presenters will include Peter Singer, author of Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know®, Attorney Holly K. Towle: Building An Approach to Data Security Breach Liability, Brian Huntley from IDT 911: Cyber Security, Risk Management, and Insurance, and Alex Ricardo from Beazley’s Technology, Media & Business Group: Best Practices on How to Prepare for a Data Breach and How to Create a Data Breach Response Plan.

GEM Nomination Announcement for 2015 Election - June 5, 2015
6.5.15
The Nomination Announcement for the 2015 GEM election was emailed to the membership on Friday June 5, 2015.

GEM - Request for Board Nominations - Extended Deadline to (Tuesday - June 02, 2015)
5.19.15
The GEM Governance & Nominating Committee met on May 19, 2015 and determined that there will be an open seat on the Board of Directors in the July 2015 election. Director Richard Lee has submitted notice that he will not be seeking re-election when his term ends at the July annual meeting. Letters of interest and bios are required and must be received by (Tuesday - June 2, 2015) in order to be considered.

GEM Request for Nominations - Deadline Friday May 15, 2015
5.1.15
A "Request for Nominations" notice was emailed to the membership on May 1, 2015. The deadline for nominations is Friday May 15, 2015. For consideration, letters of interest and bios are required from new candidates and incumbents.

GEM Annual Meeting Notice - (July 24, 2015) Portland, Oregon
4.24.15
GEM will hold its third quarter Board Meeting and its 2015 Annual Members Meeting at the Nine Hotel in Portland, Oregon on the 23rd & 24th of July 2015. In addition, GEM has scheduled a Cyber Summit to proceed these meetings on Wednesday July 22,2015 at the same venue.

GEM 2015 Board Nominations & Election Schedule
4.24.15
The Board approved the 2015 Board Nominations & Election Schedule at the April 24, 2015 Board meeting in Washington, D.C. The election schedule follows date requirements published in the GEM Bylaws. The schedule can be download from the link below.

GEM Board & Strategy Meeting - February 2015
2.4.15
GEM held its first quarter Board meeting at the Hotel Del Coronado Hotel from February 4-6, 2015. Designated member representatives and key contacts from the full membership were asked to participant in key strategy session focusing on the direction of GEM.

GEM has Relocated its Office!
9.15.14
On September 29, 2014, GEM relocated its office to Bedford, NH.

GEM 2014 Annual Election Results
7.29.14
Congratulations to the directors and officers that were elected to the GEM Board and Officer positions!

GEM Annual Report 2013
7.29.14
We are pleased to report that GEM had another very successful year in 2013, reporting our best year in the history of GEM.

GEM DC Examination 2008-2012
7.28.14
GEM received the final 2012 examination report from the DC Regulators, Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking(DISB).

GEM 2014 Election Ballot - Please Vote
6.30.14
The GEM 2014 election ballot was distributed to the membership via email on 06/30/14. The Annual Meeting will be held at 9:00am Tuesday 7/29/2014, at the Omni San Francisco Hotel, CA.

GEM Nomination Announcement for 2014 Election - June 6, 2014
6.6.14
The Nomination Announcement for the 2014 GEM election was emailed to the membership on Friday June 6, 2014.

GEM Request for Nominations - Deadline Friday May 16, 2014
5.2.14
A "Request for Nominations" notice was emailed to the membership on May 2, 2014. The deadline for nominations is Friday May 16, 2014. For consideration, letters of interest and bios are required from new candidates and incumbents.

GEM Board & Annual Meeting to be held in San Francisco, CA - July 2014
5.1.14
GEM will hold its third quarter Board Meeting and 2014 Annual Members Meeting at the Omni Hotel in San Francisco, CA on the 28 & 29 of July 2014.

April 2014 - GEM Board Meeting Scheduled - Washington, D.C.
4.24.14
The GEM Board met in Washington, D.C. at the Loews Madison Hotel for its quarterly Board meeting on April 24th, 2014. The Board approved the 2014 Audited Financials and Loss Reserve Certification. Dana Sheppard and Sean O'Donnell from the District of Columbia Risk Finance Bureau attend the meetings to share DC Domicile updates that may effect captive reinsurers like GEM.

Membership Highlight - AGRiP 2014 Leadership Award to Wayne Carlson
3.12.14
Wayne Carlson,from Nevada Public Agency Insurance Pool recently received the AGRiP 2014 Leadership Award for Excellence in Service. Read for further details in the news release attached.

Membership Highlight - AGRiP 2014 Leadership Award - Greoffrey Beauchamp
3.12.14
Geoffrey Beauchamp,from Delaware Valley Insurance Trustrecently received the AGRiP 2014 Leaderhip Award for Excellence in Service. Read for further details in the news release attached.

GEM Board Meeting - February 2014
2.6.14
GEM will hold its first quarter Board meeting at the Loews Ventana Canyon hotel in Tucson, AZ on Thursday February 6th and Friday February 7th, 2014.

GEM Celebrated 10 Years of Operations with its Membership on July 25, 2013
8.20.13
We thank everyone who participated in the celebration and helped to make the event successful!

GEM 2013 Annual Election Results
7.26.13
Congratulations to the directors and officers that were elected to the GEM Board and Officer positions!

Can You Hear Me Now?
6.13.13
Effective 6/13/13 GEM cancelled its 866-342-5436 PBX number that had been put in place back in 2003 to reroute voice messages to staff. This should have little to no impact on the membership. The upside is an annual cost savings on administative expenses.

GEM Celebrated its 10th Year of Operation in July 2013
5.1.13
GEM celebrated its 10th Year Anniversary on Thursday July 25, 2013 in conjunction with its second quarter meetings held in Lake Tahoe, CA.

GEM Board Meeting - April 2013
4.29.13
The GEM Board held its quarterly meeting in Washington, D.C. in April 2013.

GEM Board Meeting - February 2013
2.8.13
GEM held its first quarter Board Meeting in Naples, Florida on February 4-5, 2013.

AGRIP News Announcement - November 30, 2012
11.30.12
Recent Announcement, from Jenny Emery, Executive Director Association of Governmental Risk Pools (AGRiP), regarding a GEM Member, Brett Davis of Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA). Contratulations to Brett and to Tom Barnes!

David Harmer - Appointment to the GEM Board of Directors
10.25.12


Upcoming GEM Board Meeting - October 2012
9.2.12
GEM will hold its fourth quarter Board meeting at the Barton Creek Resort in Austin, Texas, on Thursday October 25th, and Friday October 26, 2012.

GEM Board & Annual Meeting - July 2012
7.25.12
GEM held its 3rd quarter Board meeting and Annual meeting in Portland Me.

NAGEP Sponsors HR Sentry Webinar on March 20, 2012
3.6.12
How to Avoid Unlawful Termination Claims

GEM April 2012 Board Meeting in Washington D.C.
3.1.12
GEM will hold its April 2012 Board meeting at the Matriott at the Metro in Washington, D.C. on April 26th and 27th.

GEM February 2012 Board Meeting Held in Palm Springs
1.24.12
The GEM Board met in Palm Springs at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort Tuesday 1/31/12 through Friday 2/3/12.

NAGEP Sponsors HR Sentry Webinar on Worker Classification - Tuesday -1/17/12
1.17.12
HR Sentry is offering an on-line training webinar on Tuesday January 17, 2012 that will be sponsored by NAGEP. The webinar will be entitled, “Independent Contractor vs. Employee” and will focus on proper classification of workers, helping attendees learn how to avoid misclassification, and how to avoid potential liability.

NAGEP to Host Economic Outlook and Fixed Income Webinar
12.19.11
In partnership with Dan Smereck of Strategic Asset Alliance NAGEP will host a webinar on the Econonic Outlook and Fixed Income on Thursday, January 12, 2012. The webinar is open to first 25 individuals to sign-up. Please read further for details.

AGRIP News Announcement - November 18th, 2011
11.18.11
John Foehl and David Harvey have been appointed to the AGRIP Board of Director.

GEM Board Appointment
9.21.11
Please join the GEM staff in welcoming Micheon Balmer of California Transit Insurance Pool to the GEM Board of Directors.

GEM Board Meeting and Retreat - October 2011
9.20.11
The GEM Board to participate in the Gettysburg Leadership Experience scheduled by Conference Board in October 2011.

GEM 2011 Election Results
8.15.11
Congratulations to the directors and officers that were elected to the GEM Board and Officer positions!

NAGEP Risk Management Summit - Held July 25, 2011
5.26.11
The National Association of Government Entity Programs (NAGEP) co-hosted a Risk Management Summit with GEM on Monday July 25, 2011 in Seattle Washington.

GEM Recognized Former Director Richard O'Hare
4.25.11
Richard O'Hare, former director of GEM from 2003-2009, was recognized by GEM at its April 2011 Board meeting held at the Marritt at the Metro Center in Washington, DC.

Member Announcement - VTLP
2.14.11
GEM staff would like to extend their congratuations to David Harmer who has recently been appointed as Administrator to Virgina Transit Liablity Pool.

Upcoming GEM Board Meeting - February 2011
1.27.11
GEM to hold it upcoming Board meeting at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina February 2-4, 2011. Meeting details are posted on the GEM Event & Meeting Calendar on the GEM website.

GEM Board Meeting Held February 2011 - San Diego, CA
1.27.11
The GEM Board held its first quarter board meeting at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina from February 2-4th, 2011. Meeting details are posted on the GEM Website on the Events & Meeting Calendar.

MMIA Claims Adjuster Position
12.22.10
Montana Municipal Interlocal Authority is seeking a liability/property claims adjuster.

NAGEP Invesment Webinar
11.16.10
The National Association of Government Entity Programs (NAGEP) will hold a one hour webinar on Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 12:00 pm EST on the economic outlook for 2011 and portfolio construction considerations. This webinar is open to the membership.

New Conference Board Monograph for Members
11.9.10
The Conference Board has just produced a new monograph entitled "Growing Talent for Succession" GEM Members are encouraged to log into the Member's Section under (Reference Library - Additional Resources) or the (Recent Updates) link to view this report.

NAGEP Awarded John L. Salisbury Grant to Members
10.14.10
NAGEP announced issuance of a Grant awarded to three member pools who combined efforts to create a risk management training course on Risk Pool Solvency. The intended audience for this training program is public pool Board Members/Trustees, and Senior Administrators of public risk pool programs.

Member Announcement - MMRMA
9.3.10
Mike Rhyner, Executive Director, of Michigan Municipal Risk Management Authority (MMRMA) announces role-out of its new website. MMRMA partnered with Wedu a nationally recognized and published award-winning full service advertising and marketing agency located in Manchester NH to create the site to meet member needs. Take a look at http://www.mmrma.org .

Pooling Issues Examined by Joel Kress
8.17.10
AGRIP recently posted six articles written by Joel Kress (Underwriting Manager) at Government Entities Mutual, Inc. The articles can be found at the related link embedded when you expand or click on this news article.




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