Tupelo, MS, December 09, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- The Institute for Church Safety and Risk Management (ICSARM) has announced that Christopher E. Mandel, who serves as a senior executive officer one of the nation's top personal lines insurance companies, has agreed to serve on the ICSARM Advisory Board.
A highly skilled risk and insurance professional with over 30 years experience designing, developing and implementing large risk management programs, Mandel has previously served as Chairman of the Board and President as well as on the Executive Council of the Risk & Insurance Management Society, Inc (RIMS) “We are extremely grateful for the willingness of Chris to serve on our Advisory Board and provide assistance and direction as we seek to meet the risk management needs of churches across North America,” said ICSARM’s Executive Director Michael Boutot.
Mr. Mandel has served on several advisory boards both professionally and in the non-profit sector. He brings to ICSARM expertise in management, insurance claims, risk management and church governance. He holds CPCU, ARM, AIC, CCSA and RWW designations and was awarded the Risk Manager of the Year in 2004.
Chris is a member in good standing at Watermark Church in Boerne, Texas and was recently appointed to the church board of trustees.
About the Institute for Church Safety and Risk Management, LLC (ICSARM)
The mission of ICSARM is to promote the highest level of professional competence to churches and para-church organizations in the area of church risk management by providing programs of study, service, training, exchange of information and problem-solving discussions, leading to more effective and efficient utilization of church facilities and resources for the overall protection of the church building and her ministries, to include church staff, volunteers and members. General Membership for church leadership is free.
For more information about ICSARM visit them on the web at www.churchriskmanagement.org.