Kollar Voted President-Elect; Carlson to Become CAS President
Arlington, VA—Balloting for the CAS election closed on August 31, 2007 and tellers verified the election results. A total of 1,118 Fellows voted in this year’s election, or 37% of the Fellows. This compares to 1,268 Fellows or 44% for last year.
Receiving 979 votes, John J. Kollar has been voted in as president-elect. Kollar, a 1975 Fellow, currently serves on the CAS Executive Council as the Vice President-ERM. His CAS governance experience includes a term on the Board of Directors from 1998 to 2001 as well as service on numerous CAS committees relating to ERM, education, and long-range planning. Christopher S. Carlson was elected president-elect in 2006. He will become CAS president at the close of the 2007 CAS Annual Meeting.
CAS Fellows elected Albert J. Beer, David R. Chernick, John P. Tierney, and Michael G. Wacek to the CAS Board of Directors.
At its meeting in September, the CAS Board elected Kevin G. Dickson as Vice President-ERM and Ralph S. Blanchard III as Vice President-International. The Board re-elected the following members to serve as Vice Presidents: Kenneth Quintilian, Administration; James K. Christie, Admissions; Patricia A. Teufel, Marketing and Communications; Andrew E. Kudera, Professional Education; and Roger M. Hayne, Research & Development. Immediate Past President Thomas G. Myers will chair the CAS Board.
The Actuarial Review congratulates the new president-elect, board members, and vice presidents. These Fellows will assume their positions at the close of the 2007 Annual Meeting this month in Chicago.