Life Experience Committee

The Life Experience Committee is responsible for interfacing with the work groups of the Society of Actuaries, such as the Preferred Mortality Project Oversight Group, regarding experience studies.


Staff liaison: Ian Trepanier

Chairperson: Mary Bahna-Nolan
Mark Birdsall
John Bruins
Allen Klein
John Luff
Marianne Purushotham

Related Publications

Life Experience Committee presentation to NAIC on analysis and comparison of reserves for Guaranteed Issue (GI) plans.  (March 22, 2018)
Life Experience Committee letter to NAIC responding to ACLI comment on accelerated underwriting data elements.  (March 20, 2018)
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)
Mary Bahna-Nolan, chairperson of the Academy's Life Experience Committee and SOA Preferred Mortality Oversight Group, presentation on PBR valuation considerations and recommendations related to accelerated underwriting to the Life Actuarial Task Force. (August 04, 2017)
Mary Bahna-Nolan, chairperson of the Academy's Life Experience Committee and SOA Preferred Mortality Oversight Group, presentation on the guaranteed issue report and amendment proposals to the Life Actuarial Task Force. (August 04, 2017)
Life Experience Committee amendment proposal form to the NAIC's Life Actuarial Task Force to implement guaranteed issue mortality tables under current formula requirements. (August 04, 2017)
Life Experience Committee amendment proposal form to the NAIC's LIfe Actuarial Task Force to implement guaranteed issue mortality tables under principle-based reserve requirements. (August 04, 2017)
Mary Bahna-Nolan, chairperson of the Academy's Life Experience Committee and SOA Preferred Mortality Oversight Group, presentation on the 2017 simplified issue composite mortality tables to the Life Actuarial Task Force. (August 04, 2017)
Academy's Life Experience Committee and SOA Preferred Mortality Oversight Group report to the Life Actuarial Task Force on the 2017 simplified issue composite mortality tables. (August 04, 2017)
Accelerated Underwriting Project Oversight Group (reporting to the Academy's Life Experience Committee and SoA's Preferred Mortality Oversight Group) comments to NAIC's Life Actuarial Task Force (LATF) discussing future experience study data elements. (July 14, 2017)
Mary Bahna-Nolan, chairperson of the Academy’s Life Experience Committee and SOA Preferred Mortality Oversight Group, presented an update on the joint committee’s work to address the Life Actuarial Task Force (LATF) request for information on simplified issue and accelerated underwriting mortality under VM-20. (April 06, 2017)
Mary Bahna-Nolan, chairperson of the Academy's Life Experience Committee and SOA Preferred Mortality Oversight Group, presented an update on guaranteed and simplified issue and preneed mortality tables to the Life Actuarial Task Force (LATF). (April 06, 2017)
Life Experience Committee report to the NAIC Life Actuarial Task Force (LATF) on 2017 guaranteed issue mortality tables, including spreadsheets with a blended mortality table, a male mortality table, and a female mortality table. (April 06, 2017)
Mary Bahna-Nolan, chairperson of the Joint Academy Actuaries Life Experience Committee and SOA Preferred Mortality Oversight Group, presented an update on guaranteed and simplified issue and preneed mortality tables to the Life Actuarial Task Force (LATF). (December 08, 2016)
Mary Bahna-Nolan, chairperson of the Joint Academy Actuaries Life Experience Committee and SOA Preferred Mortality Oversight Group, presented an update on the new joint initiative of the Academy and the SOA in formulating a work group to address the Life Actuarial Task Force (LATF) request for information on accelerated underwriting mortality under VM-20. (December 08, 2016)
Mary Bahna-Nolan, chairperson of the Life Experience Committee, update on guaranteed issue and preneed mortality table to the Life Actuarial Task Force (LATF). (August 24, 2016)
Joint American Academy of Actuaries Life Experience Committee and Society of Actuaries Preferred Mortality Oversight Group update on guaranteed issue and preneed mortality to the Life Actuarial Task Force. (June 16, 2016)
Joint Academy Life Experience Committee and SOA Preferred Mortality Oversight Group comments to the NAIC’s Life Actuarial (A) Task Force (LATF) on the removal of the provisions for unisex rates as applied to reserves. (March 17, 2016)
Joint American Academy of Actuaries Life Experience Committee and Society of Actuaries Preferred Mortality Oversight Group update on guaranteed issue, simplified issue and preneed to the Life Actuarial Task Force at the NAIC Fall 2015 National Meeting. (November 17, 2015)