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
Barbara Lautzenheiser
Leonard Mangini
Patricia Matson
Donna Megregian
John Miller
Christopher Olechowski
Cande Olsen
Linn Richardson
Linda Rodway
Karen Rudolph
David Ruiz
Jeffrey Schlinsog
Benjamin Slutsker
Randall Stevenson
Wayne Stuenkel
Sheldon Summers
Chris Trost
Peter Weber

Related Publications

AG43/C3P2 Work Group comment letter to NAIC on Recommendation #9. (May 11, 2018)
RBC Tax Reform Work Group follow-up letter to NAIC Life Risk-Based Capital Working Group on additional comments regarding impact of changes to corporate tax rate on risk-based capital calculation.  (April 24, 2018)
Non-Guaranteed Elements Work Group comment letter on the NAIC March 19 draft life insurance buyer's guide.  (April 04, 2018)
RBC Tax Reform Work Group comment letter to NAIC on suggested changes to 2018 Risk-Based Capital calculations.  (April 03, 2018)
RBC Tax Reform Work Group update to NAIC on effects of tax reform on life risk-based capital.  (March 24, 2018)
RBC Tax Reform Work Group comment letter to NAIC on changes to Life Risk-Based Capiutal calculations as a result of tax reform.  (March 16, 2018)
Non-Guaranteed Elements Work Group comment letter to the NAIC's Life Insurance Buyer's Guide (A) Working Group on the revised Life Insurance Buyer's Guide draft. (February 22, 2018)
Life Illustration’s Work Group practice note assists actuaries in performing professional services in compliance with ASOP No. 24 and provides information to actuaries on current or emerging practices. 
(January 26, 2018)
Role of the Actuary Subgroup Amendment Proposal Form to the NAIC Life Actuarial (A) Task Force on the definition of Actuarial Opinion.  (January 11, 2018)
Non-Guaranteed Elements Work Group comment letter to the NAIC's Life Insurance Buyer's Guide (A) Working Group on the CEJ Expanded Outline Exposure Draft. (January 03, 2018)
Non-Guaranteed Elements Work Group Comment Letter to NAIC Life Insurance Buyer's Guide (A) Working Group on "10 Things You Should Know Before Purchasing Life Insurance" exposure draft.  (December 14, 2017)
Role of the Actuary Subgroup’s update on the development to the NAIC Life Actuarial (A) Task Force on the definition of “qualified actuary”.
(December 01, 2017)
PBR Governance Subgroup update to the NAIC Life Actuarial (A) Task Force on the Academy’s efforts on PBR implementation.
(December 01, 2017)
Life Experience Committee presentation to the NAIC Life Actuarial (A) Task Force on joint committee recommended changes related to guaranteed issue (GI) tables, and exposed simplified issue (SI) exposed tables and report. (November 30, 2017)
Life Experience Committee presentation to the NAIC Life Actuarial (A) Task Force on developing accelerated underwriting techniques.
(November 30, 2017)
Life Practice Council’s preliminary summary to the NAIC Life Actuarial (A) Task Force on the aggregation of mortality segments in VM-20.
(November 30, 2017)
Life Practice Council comment letter to NAIC Financial Condition (E) Committee raising concerns over the process by which the NAIC is developing changes to the statutory framework for variable annuities (VAs), including both C-3 Phase II for risk-based capital (RBC) and Actuarial Guideline (AG) 43 reserve requirements. (November 28, 2017)
Non-Guaranteed Elements Work Group comment letter on the NAIC's development of a life insurance buyer's guide. (November 15, 2017)
Academy Position Statement on support for policy and educational initiatives to increase retirement income options within employer-sponsored defined contribution (DC) plans. (October 31, 2017)
The Life Products Committee comment letter to the Actuarial Standards Board regarding a proposed actuarial standard of practice (ASOP) on pricing of life insurance and annuity products. 
(October 31, 2017)