State Risk & Insurance Management Association (STRIMA) held their 2019 Educational Conference and Business Meeting in Rapid City, SD. Claims Associates’ Property & Casualty Manager, Tim Wieker was one of their speakers. STRIMA is a national association, with the goal of bringing Members comprised of risk and insurance professionals of state governments together, to promote the advancement of risk management principles and practices.
Tim was asked to speak on the topic “Correctional Facilities and Jail Operations – Changes and Risk Reduction”. Other guest speakers addressing this topic with Tim included Brendan Stratton, staff attorney for the Department of Corrections in Sioux Falls, SD, and Rebecca Schieffer, Associate Warden of the Mike Durfee State Prison in Springfield, SD.
Some of the conferences' other educational topics included:
- Presumptive Liability
- Workplace Bullying
- Emotional Support Animals and the Workplace
- Brink of Crisis: Opioid and Cannabis
- Property Insurance Market
- Experience Rating 101
- Avoidance and Defense Against a Violent Assailant
Tim has been in the insurance industry for over 25 years. Tim specializes in large loss handling, and also oversees the Property & Casualty Department for Claims Associates in Sioux Falls, SD.