The Philadelphia Chapter has committees in the following areas:
IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Awareness) Committee
New opportunity for 2022 and beyond. IDEA committee will help our chapter create opportunities to foster inclusion, diversity, and equity. Our IDEA Committee will also help ensure we welcome all of our members (new and tenured) to our chapter meetings/socials/events, along with, looking for opportunities for our chapter to collaborate with other groups/organizations.
Co-Chairs: Justin Schilawski and Carmela Robinson
Members: All of our Officers and Board of Directors
New Designee & Candidate Development Committee
This committee is responsible for developing and maintaining programs that increase membership by promoting the professional qualifications and ethical standards of CPCUs.
Chairperson: Steve Hicks
Members: Carmela Robinson, Clinton Smith, Chris Day
Social and Events Committee
This committee plans and executes several social events that offer professional networking opportunities and enhance camaraderie amongst our diverse membership.
Co-Chairs: Zerona Sharpe, Frank Bruzzese, Clinton Smith
Members: Paul Griffing, Chris Day, Dave Osuch
Good Works Committee
The purpose of the Good Works Committee is to identify specific charities for the Chapter to support via donation and/or actual service. Specific events are expected to include the chapter's Student Scholarship Essay Contest, the Blossom Philadelphia Night 5k Run, the Philadelphia Children’s Alliance event, the Fire Safety Essay Contest and promoting the Insurance Day of Giving.
Co-Chairs: Carmela Robinson and Clinton Smith
Members: Frank Bruzzese and Justin Schilawski
This committee works closely with the Chapter Treasurer to ensure our Chapter complies with all requisite regulations and operate as good stewards of the resources of our members.
Chairperson: Steve Hicks
Members: Carmela Robinson, Zerona Sharpe, Justin Schilawski
The I-Day committee is responsible for the planning and execution of Philadelphia I-Day. This committee works closely with the Insurance Society of Philadelphia to organize and promote one of the largest I-Day events in the nation.
Chairperson: Justin Schilawski
Members: Carmela Robinson, Paul Griffing, Chris Day
Franklin Award Committee
This committee is responsible for soliciting nominations, evaluating candidates, and presenting the prestigious Franklin Award annually.
Chairperson: Paul Griffing
Board Liaisons: All Board Members
Members: Past Philly Chapter Presidents, Past Franklin Award Recipients, Regional Industry Leaders
This committee develops programs and procedures to promote and increase the visibility of the CPCU Society, its members, and the designation. The Committee Chair will be responsible for managing and coordinating our messaging over multiple outlets.
Chairperson: Mike Povich
Members: Polly Williams, Keyson Dingle, Justin Schilawski