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Katie School of Insurance and Risk Management

Katie School Financial Regulators Program

In an effort to meet the educational needs of financial regulators during these challenging times, the Katie School of Insurance is collaborating with The Institutes Griffith Insurance Education Foundation to deliver a series of 8 non-partisan, non-advocative webinar programs during the month of June.

Please note: This webinar series is being offered in place of the on-site, multi-day conference, which was to have taken place at the Katie School of Insurance in early June.  That event has been cancelled because of the COVID-19 crisis.  

  • The programs are offered without charge to public policymakers. 
  • A program calendar appears below, containing information about each webinar.
  • Pre-registration for each session is required.

The webinars will be moderated by Frank Paul Tomasello, JD, Senior Director at The Institutes Griffith Foundation, and Jim Jones, Executive Director at the Katie School of Insurance and Risk Management, Illinois State University.   Please click on the links below to view about each individual webinar.

The Katie School of Insurance at Illinois State University, which has hosted and facilitated a multi-day program on campus for insurance-centric financial examiners and analysts, for the past 15 years, is eager to resume this tradition in the years ahead, upon resolution of the COVID-19 crisis.

With a focus on providing fundamental knowledge of key functions and emerging issues, and on developing critical skills, this multi-day event held in the summer, is sponsored by The Insurance Regulator Education Foundation/IREF and has enjoyed the support of The National Association of Insurance Commissioners; The Surplus Lines Association of Illinois, The Illinois Life and Health Guarantee Association; and The Reinsurance Association of America.  In recent years, The Institutes Griffith Insurance Education Foundation has collaborated with the Katie School to deliver certain non-partisan, non-advocative program segments at this summer event and at a their Regulatory Symposium held in the fall of each year.

Insurance Regulators Education Foundation Golf Outing

When:  Monday, August 17, 2020
Where: Arrowhead Golf Club, 26W151 Butterfield Road, Wheaton, Illinois

Proceeds from this event provide funding for state insurance financial regulators program at the Katie School at Illinois State University. This program helps financial regulators better understand emerging issues and to identify troubled companies, helping to ensure the financial solvency of insurance industry in the U.S. and beyond.

  • 11:00 a.m. Registration & Lunch
  • 12:00 p.m. Shotgun Start
  • 4:00 p.m. Reception
  • 5:00 p.m. Dinner & Program


Cost: $500 for one golfer - $400 per golfer if registering two or more players I $150 for dinner only OR, consider becoming a Sustaining IREF Member. A $5,000 donation provides one foursome at the 08-17-20 golf outing and two seats at IREF's 2019 Fall Insurance Symposium (Date TBD).


Pay Online

Mail registration form

  • Provide player names and contact information in the space below by August 7.
  • Prepare a check payable to: Insurance Regulator Education Foundation.
  • Mail check to: Illinois Insurance Association, 217 East Monroe, Suite 110, Springfield, Illinois 62701.

For more information please contact: Contact Janet Patrick at the Illinois Insurance Association: 217-789-1010, email jpatrick@illinoisinsurance.org or James Schacht, IREF Board President, at 312-428-2624.

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