Life Practice Council

The Life Practice Council oversees the Academy's public policy work on life insurance issues. The council manages the work of its committees, subcommittees, and work groups. The Academy's vice president for life insurance issues heads the council and serves on the Academy Executive Committee and Board of Directors.

Staff liaison: Ian Trepanier

Chairperson: Dave Neve

Vice Chairperson(s): Linda Lankowski
Noel Abkemeier
Nancy Bennett
Thomas Berry
Michael Boerner
Thomas Campbell
Katie Cantor
Matthew Coleman
Richard Daillak
Timothy DeMars
Andy Ferris
Alice Fontaine
Barbara Gold
R. Dale Hall
Paul Hance
Laura Hanson
R Jerome Holman
Jason Kehrberg
Leonard Mangini
Patricia Matson
Donna Megregian
John Miller
Paul Navratil
Christopher Olechowski
Cande Olsen
Linn Richardson
Linda Rodway
Karen Rudolph
David Ruiz
Jeffrey Schlinsog
Benjamin Slutsker
Randall Stevenson
Wayne Stuenkel
Sheldon Summers
Connie Tang
Chris Trost
Peter Weber

Related Publications

Life Principle-Based Approach Practice Note Work Group update of the 2017 VM-20 Practice Note to reflect emerging practices and changes to the Valuation Manual since the version effective for 12/31/2018 valuations.  (January 17, 2019)
Role of the Actuary Subgroup comment letter to NAIC on the treatment and definitions of the term "actuarial opinion" in VM-30.  (January 10, 2019)
Non-Guaranteed Elements Work Group comment letter to NAIC on their proposal for a life insurance online guide landing page.  (November 28, 2018)
SVL Interest Rate Modernization update to Life Actuarial (A) Task Force on modernizing valuation interest rates for all non-variable annuities. (November 14, 2018)
Annuity Reserves Work Group presentation to Life Actuarial (A) Task Force on non-variable annuities. (November 13, 2018)
Annuity Reserves Work Group presentation on Non-Variable Annuities to Life Actuarial (A) Task Force. (November 13, 2018)
Reinsurance Work Group presentation to the Life Actuarial (A) Task Force on PBR Allocation and credit for Reinsurance.
(November 13, 2018)
PBR Governance Work Group update to Life Actuarial (A) Task Force at the NAIC Fall 2018 National Meeting.

(November 13, 2018)
Life Operational Risk Work Group follow-up letter to NAIC on exposed Life Risk-Based Capital growth charge proposal.  (October 29, 2018)
RBC Tax Reform Work Group letter to NAIC on the interpretation of year-end 2018 life risk-based capital results in light of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. (September 07, 2018)
Macroprudential Task Force comment letter to NAIC on the exposed scope for liquidity stress testing.  (August 31, 2018)
Life and Health Valuation Law Manual Task Force comment letter to Life Actuarial (A) Task Force on recommendations to changes for the 2019 Life and Health Valuation Law Manual.  (August 16, 2018)
Task Force presentation to Life Actuarial (A) Task Force on changes to 2019 Life and Health Valuation Law Manual.  (August 03, 2018)
Macroprudential Task Force comment letter on scope considerations for liquidity stress test and design elements. (July 16, 2018)
Lifetime Income Risk Joint Task Force letter to Congress on the Lifetime Income Disclosure Act.  (July 06, 2018)
Life Illustrations Work Group comment letter to California Department of Insurance regarding Assembly Bill 2634. (July 02, 2018)
Life Reserves Work Group revised APF on the aggregation of mortality segments in VM-20. (June 27, 2018)
Life Operational Risk Work Group comment letter to NAIC on prospective operational risk growth charge for Life RBC Formula.  (June 06, 2018)
Life Operational Risk Work Group comment letter to NAIC on prospective operational risk growth charge for Life RBC Formula.
(June 06, 2018)
RBC Tax Reform Work Group comment letter to NAIC on the rounding of C-2 life insurance RBC factors and life RBC charges for certain health insurance coverages.  (June 04, 2018)