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 annual SKRIMS Golf Day at Elbow Golf and Country Club.

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



Every SKRIMS session you attend gets your name entered for a chance to win your way to Ottawa RIMS Canada Conference! Contact Katherine for more details.

March 9 - Lunch & Learn - ESG in 2023 - The Year Everything Changes

Thank you to Conor Chell, Head of ESG Practice Group, MLT Aikins for his great presentation on ESG in 2023



Tuesday, April 18th 12-1pm virtual Lunch and Learn with a presentation by Lynn Oldfield, President and CEO, AIG Insurance Company of Canada.

A big Thank You to Michael Brennan, President and CEO of Great Western Brewery for his great presentation on resiliency and risk management and for the fantastic sample kit that he provided to all participants for the February 15th virtual event.

January 2023 Chapter Presentation

A big thank you to Nick Quigley for his fantastic presentation on Introduction to Quantitative Monte Carlo Modelling: It’s Easier Than You Think.  A copy of his presentation materials is posted below.



Atlanta   April 30 - May 3




2022 SKRIMS Golf Day

The SKRIMS 2022 Golf Day was another great success.  A special thank you to our sponsors:
Aon      BFL    Claimspro      Crawford      Evanya Consulting Ltd.      FlashTech Ltd.      IBAS
Marsh      Midwest      NFP      SGI      Steege XP      Suncorp

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.



Discovery and sharing of leading practice, success and failure in Risk Management.

The free exchange of ideas in a safe environment.

The development of strong professional connections for our members.

Awards and Announcements

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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