Professionalism Outreach, September 2015
Committee on Qualifications Chairperson Keith Passwater and Academy President Mary D. Miller provided an overview of actuarial professionalism, including the Code of Conduct and the Academy’s development of a U.S. Qualification Standards attestation form, to the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Actuary Forum in Chicago on Sept. 22. Passwater and Actuarial Board for Counseling and Discipline liaison and staff attorney Brian Jackson presented a similar presentation in Indianapolis on Sept. 21 to the Actuaries Club of Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio. William Hines, vice president of risk management and financial reporting issues, provided senior actuaries at John Hancock Financial with “A Look at Ethics and Professionalism” on Sept. 18 in Boston. The presentation included an interactive discussion of hypothetical case studies of ethical dilemmas actuaries might face.