2023 President's Message

Saskatchewan, "The Land of Living Skies", well known for its amazing sunrises and sunsets, is home to this exciting RIMS chapter. SKRIMS is committed to continuing to offer networking opportunities and provide educational content for our members.

2022 was a very exciting year for SKRIMS as we celebrated our 40th anniversary as a Chapter and we got to meet in person for the first time in almost 3 years.  We continued to host a variety of events to meet our members needs.  We held 6 virtual Lunch and Learns, 1 virtual social event (wine tasting), 2 in person chapter meetings and the 2nd SKRIMS is pleased to continue to provide an exciting line up of virtual monthly Lunch and Learn presentations this year, the annual golf day and two in person meetings - the AGM in May/June in Saskatoon and the Holiday Social in November in Regina.

SKRIMS has just launched its Mentoring Program that was announced last fall.  Thank you to everyone who signed up as a mentor or mentee.

At the December Holiday Event, I was pleased to announce a NEW Contest for 2023 open to all SKRIMS members residing in Saskatchewan. 

  • You could WIN a RIMS Canada Conference Registration and Hotel expenses up to $2,000!
  • For every SKRIMS event that you attend between January 2023 and the AGM in May/June 2023, eligible SKRIMS members will receive an entry to the draw for the contest. (Example: Jane Smith attends 2 virtual lunch and learns, 1 networking event and the AGM. She will receive 4 entries to the draw for the contest). 
  • Draw will be held in-person at the AGM in Saskatoon in May/June 2023.
  • Please contact any board member if you have questions or would like more information.

Thank you for your continued support and a special thank you to the board for all your support and assistance in 2022.

Here’s to a great 2023.

Katherine Dawal

SKRIMS President



Where: Conexus Arts Centre, Regina, SK

Cost: Free to SKRIMS professional and associate members

RSVP Deadline: 3:00pm Monday, November 27th to katherine.dawal@nfp.com


10:30-12:00     Professional Headshots / Networking

12:00-1:00pm Lunch

1:00-1:30pm    Will Gilchrist, Director, Member and Chapter Engagement, RIMS, provides an insightful presentation on RIMS including history, present, future, and the resources RIMS members have access to.

1:30-2:30pm    Superintendent Trent Stevely, Officer in charge Investigative Services Division will provide a presentation on Risk Management and the role that It plays in the day-to-day operation of Policing.

2:45 - 3:15pm    Insurance Market Update by Cagney Brucker, Assistant Vice President, Account Executive, Aon

3:30pm   Holiday Social Refreshment, sponsored by NFP Canada at Bar Willow Eatery, 3000 Wascana Dr, Regina 


SKRIMS is continuing this contest starting with the June 22nd Virtual Meeting and everytime you attend a SKRIMS function your name will be put in a draw to be held at the 2024 AGM to win $2,000 towards attending the 2024 RIMS Canada Conference.


SKRIMS 40th Anniversary Celebration

On May 12, 2022, current and former members and guests of SKRIMS met at Mosaic Stadium in Regina to celebrate our 40th anniversary as a RIMS Chapter.  We were delighted to have Steve Pottle, Chair of the RIMS Canada Council, join us for this celebration.

Vision Statement

To be recognized as the leading organization for risk management best practices in Saskatchewan.



Sharing leading practices, success and continuous improvement in Risk Management.

Free exchange of ideas in a safe environment.
Development of strong professional connections for our members.

Awards and Announcements

2023 RIMS Echo Award

SKRIMS was one of 5 chapters honored with a RIMS Enhancing Chapter Outcomes (ECHO) at the 2023 RIMS Conference in Atlanta.  SKRIMS was recognized for increasing opportunities for education and networking opportunities through a combination of in person and virtual meetings.

2021 Heart of RIMS Award

Congratulations to SKRIMS member, Sue Mepham, who received the 2021 Heart of RIMS Award.  Read all about Sue's achievements in the attached document.



2020 RIMS Rising Star Award

Congratulations to SKRIMS member, Katherine Dawal, who was named the 2020 RIMS Rising Star.  Read all about Katherine's achievements in the attached document.



2019 SKRIMS Photo Contest Winner

Congratulations to SKRIMS member, Regan Seidler, who was the winner of the 2019 SKRIMS photo contest for her photo of Regina's Wascana Lake, near the University of Regina.  


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