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C2, Plenaries, & Workshop Offerings

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Active Shooter: Prevention & Preparedness for the Faith Community

Paul Timm, PSP

Paul Timm, Vice President of Facility Engineering Associates, is a board-certified Physical Security Professional (PSP), the author of School Security: How to Build and Strengthen a School Safety Program, and a nationally acclaimed expert in physical security. In addition to conducting numerous vulnerability assessments and his frequent keynote addresses, Paul is an experienced Crisis Assistance Team volunteer through the National Organization for Victims Assistance (NOVA). He is certified in Vulnerability Assessment Methodology (VAM) through Sandia National Laboratories and the ALPHA™ vulnerability assessment methodology. He is also a member of ASIS International’s School Safety & Security Council and the Illinois Association of School Business Officials’ Risk Management Committee. Paul recently earned his Master’s degree from Moody Theological Seminary.

Misconduct Crisis & The Vatican: New Temporal Administration Initiatives

Mike Patterson Founding Principal

Mr. Patterson concentrates his practice on high stakes, high profile litigation and has represented scores of school districts; numerous cities, counties, and fire districts; various dioceses/archdioceses throughout the country; and many well-known private clients in high stakes litigation. He won the Mary Kay Letourneau case for the Highline School District. With his big case experience, he is frequently called upon to be the media spokesperson for clients involved in difficult situations. He has been interviewed by ABC, CBS, Dateline and NBC. Mr. Patterson is also a nationally recognized speaker for a wide variety of litigation and best practices issues.

 

A Financial Perspective to Addressing the Education & Prosperity Gap in Minnesota

Alvin Abraham

Dean Alvin Abraham shares the emerging story of the University of St. Thomas Dougherty Family College (first class August 2017), destined to advance the common good (mission of St. Thomas University), help solve the education gap and workforce shortages in Minnesota, and built on a long term model of access to state  & federal support, private foundations and endowment. Talk about responding to the Gospel call of evangelization! Dean Abraham will tell the story, featuring the compelling statistics and the financial models for execution and where DFC is at it completes year 1 of operation.

Alvin Abraham currently serves as the founding dean of the Dougherty Family College at the University of St. Thomas, which welcomed its inaugural class of students in August 2017. He also serves on The Collective’s National Advisory Board at Teach For America, the board of directors at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, and the board of Great MN Schools.

 

 

C2 Offerings 

 

Presenters 


C2 – 1.1

A New Ministry for Your Diocesan Athletic Program

WILL REPEAT IN 9:15 – 10:15 AM SESSION

 

  • Kristin Sheehan, Play Like a Champion Today Educational Series
  • Dr. Clark Power, University of Notre Dame

 


C2 – 1.2

Diocesan Enterprise Platform of Service

WILL REPEAT IN 9:15 – 10:15 AM SESSION
  • John Barker, Diocese of Charleston
  • Paul Turner, TVX and vCIO
  • Lydia Doyle, Diocese of Charleston


C2 – 1.3

SML Risk Management Program Sharing

WILL REPEAT IN 9:15 – 10:15 AM SESSION
  • Teresa Kettelkamp, former USCCB & Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Monitors, Vatican, Facilitator
  • Janell Rasmussen, Archdiocese of Saint Paul & Minneapolis
  • Pat Neal, TNCRRG VIRTUS
  • DJ Paxton, Proud to Protect


C2 – 1.4
RMIS Education 101

WILL REPEAT IN 9:15 – 10:15 AM SESSION


Facilitator:

  • Mike Baumann, Gallagher
  • Michael Creighton, Gallagher Origami Luminos
  • Joel Embry, RiskPartner


C2 – 1.5
Focus Group:  Best Practices for Communicating with other parishes, schools & offices regarding risk management

WILL REPEAT IN 9:15 – 10:15 AM SESSION


Facilitator:

  • Ann Steffens, Steffens Communication


C2 – 1.6
Open Forum - Supporting your employees with their Financial Wellbeing

THIS SESSION WILL NOT REPEAT
  • John Jurik, Gallagher
  • Emily Brainerd, Gallagher


C2 – 2.1
A New Ministry for Your Diocesan Athletic Program

REPEAT OF 8:00 – 9:00 AM SESSION
  • Kristin Sheehan, Play Like a Champion Today Educational Series
  • Dr. Clark Power, University of Notre Dame


C2 – 2.2
Diocesan Enterprise Platform of Service

REPEAT OF 8:00 – 9:00 AM SESSION
  • John Barker, Diocese of Charleston
  • Paul Turner, TVX and vCIO
  • Lydia Doyle, Diocese of Charleston


C2 – 2.3
SML Risk Management Program Sharing

REPEAT OF 8:00 – 9:00 AM SESSION
  • Teresa Kettelkamp, former USCCB & Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Monitors, Vatican, Facilitator
  • Janell Rasmussen, Deputy Director, Archdiocese of Saint Paul & Minneapolis
  • Pat Neal, Virtus
  • DJ Paxton, Proud to Protect


C2 – 2.4
RMIS Education 101

REPEAT OF 8:00 – 9:00 AM SESSION


Facilitator:

  • Mike Baumann, Gallagher
  • Michael Creighton, Gallagher Origami Luminos
  • Joel Embry, RiskPartner

– 2.5
Focus Group:  Best Practices for Communicating with other parishes, schools & offices regarding risk management

REPEAT OF 8:00 – 9:00 AM SESSION


Facilitator:

  • Ann Steffens, Steffens Communication

 


C2 – 2.6
Open Forum - Technology & Compliance

NOT A REPEAT OF 8:00 – 9:00 AM SESSION 1.6
  • Sean Goheen, Gallagher
  • Ruth Berger, Points North

C2 – 2.7

Wellbeing Walk
  • Emily Brainerd, Gallagher

 

Workshop Offerings

 

Presenters

W – 1.1
Talent Attraction, Retention and Engagement with Limited Resources

Rewards Alignment, Mission Focus, and the “Diocesan Fingerprint”

 

  • Keith Friede, Gallagher

 

W – 1.2
The Reporter is On the Way…With a Camera: 

  • Anne Steffens, Steffens Communication

W – 1.3
The Affordability Challenge for Diocesan Health Benefits

WILL REPEAT IN W-4.3
  • Rob Geyer, Reta Trust
  • Bob Burnett, JD, Gallagher

W – 1.4
Panel - State of the “Ever-Changing” Marketplace – Property, Casualty, WC et al.

WILL REPEAT IN W-4.4
  • Shawn McCall, Gallagher, Facilitator
  • Doug Ransom, Brit
  • Dave Adams, BPIC
  • Heyne, Church Mutual
  • Jan Stiff, MunichRE
  • Kathy Minnie, Old Republic
  • Don Bedford, Safety National
  • Steve Henne, TNCRRG
  • Charlie Lenz, Perr & Knight
W – 1.5
Effective Communication Strategies for your Diocesan 403 (b) Plan
  • Jonathan Paris,  Lincoln Financial Group
  • John Jurik, Gallagher
W – 1.6
Liability & Workers' Compensation Claims Trends & Best Practices
  • Tony McLaughlin, Gallagher
  • Chris Spala, Gallagher
  • Kristy Sands, Gallagher

W – 2.1

Critical Issues to Know When Buying Property Insurance
  • Tony Abella, Gallagher
  • Maria Perez, Gallagher
  • Ampy Jimenez, Gallagher

W – 2.2
Sensor Technology and Managing Diocesan Risk

  • John Stokes, The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co.
  • Robin Luo, The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co.

W – 2.3
Sexual Misconduct & Employment Practices Claims Update Including the #metoo Influence

  • Michael Caspino, JD, Buchalter Nemer
  • Tony McLaughlin, Gallagher
  • Mike Patterson, JD, Patterson Law Firm
  • Bill Rafferty, Diocese of Paterson

W – 2.4
Cyber Threats & Basic Security:  Planning for Protection & Insurance Issues

  • Craig Blackman, Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young LLP
  • Jana Landon of Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP

W – 2.5
Using Social Impact Investing & Catholic Private Equity in Your Diocese

  • Robert Seelig, Catholic Management Services
  • Tom Riorden, Catholic Extension
  • Jim Peterson, Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services

W – 2.6
Balancing Compensation Strategies and Stakeholder Beliefs to Thrive

  • Bob Lemke, Gallagher
  • John Allison, Gallagher

W – 3.1
Today’s Workplace Wellbeing: Impacting Culture and Driving Employee Engagement in the Diocese

  • Emily Brainerd, Gallagher

W – 3.2
Catastrophes & Disaster Preparedness - What we’ve learned from HIM

  • Tim Coumbe, Paul Davis
  • Kristy Sands, Gallagher

W – 3.3 10 Worst Practices for Diocesan Employers

  • Tom Buckley, Archdiocese of St. Louis
  • Petula Workman, J.D., CEBS, Gallagher

W – 3.4
HR Center of Excellence Unlocking the True Power of HR

REPEAT OF W-2.4
  • R. Bryan Braswell, Paycor
  • Bob Balogh, Paycor

W – 3.5
Incorporating a Medical Plan Decision Tool into your Enrollment Process

  • Arthur S. Taylor, BAS
  • Nolan Hughes, BAS
  • Bob Burnett, JD, Reta Trust Management Team, Gallagher

W – 3.6
State of the Art Workers' Compensation Cost Containment Strategy

  • Tony McLaughlin, Gallagher
  • Maria Perez, Gallagher
  • Bill Rafferty, Diocese of Paterson

W – 4.1
Explore HR Technology Landscape and Trends

  • Sean Goheen, Gallagher
  • Rhonda Marcucci, Gallagher
  • Ruth Berger, Points North

W – 4.2
Applying ERM & RiskMap to the Diocesan Enterprise

  • Scott Wightman, Gallagher

W – 4.3
The Affordability Challenge for Diocesan Health Benefits

REPEAT OF W-1.3
  • Rob Geyer, Reta Trust
  • Bob Burnett, JD, Gallagher

W – 4.4
Panel - State of the “Ever-Changing” Marketplace – Property, Casualty, WC, et al.

REPEAT OF W-1.4
  • Shawn McCall, Gallagher, Facilitator
  • Doug Ransom, Brit
  • Dave Adams, BPIC
  • Marty Heyne, Church Mutual
  • Jan Stiff, MunichRE
  • Kathy Minnie, Old Republic
  • Richard Gilmore, Safety National
  • Steve Henne, TNCRRG
  • Charlie Lenz, Perr & Knight

W – 4.5
Creating a Better Diocesan Retiree medical experience while lowering costs

  • Kris Veenstra, Humana
  • Bill Rafferty, Diocese of Paterson
  • Phil Bushnell, Gallagher

W – 4.6
The Evolution of Sustainable Investing, and the Benefits for Catholic Investors 

WILL REPEAT IN W-5.2
  • Thomas Duffy, Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors
  • Nick Karabinis, Gallagher

W – 5.1
Controlling Healthcare Costs through Innovative Methods – Analytics

  • Nick Karabinis, Gallagher

W – 5.2
The Evolution of Sustainable Investing, and the Benefits for Catholic Investors 

REPEAT OF W-4.6
  • Thomas Duffy, Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors
  • Nick Karabinis, Gallagher

W – 5.3
Governance and Diocesan Committees – Insurance Committee, Finance Committee etc.

  • Jim Rice, Ph.D., Gallagher
  • Jim Lundholm-Eades, Leadership Roundtable
  • Mary Beth Koenig, Diocese of Austin

W – 5.4
Diocesan Risk Managers FORUM Roundtable

Facilitators:

  • Mike Witka, Archdiocese of Indianapolis
  • Anne Steffens, Communications Specialist
  • Chris Spala, Gallagher

W – 5.5
Lay and Priests Pension Discussion

  • Bruce Johnson, Gallagher
  • John Murphy, Gallagher

W – 5.6
Cybersecurity & Diocesan Exposures

  • Brett Kreiter, Zurich North America
  • James Martinez, Gallagher