Risk Management Certification Program

Oregon PRIMA, in conjunction with CIS (Citycounty Insurance Services), is happy to announce the Oregon Risk Management Certification Program.  Please visit the Risk Management Certification page for more information about this new designation or contact Niki Fisher.

If you would like to submit an application to participate in this program please complete the Risk Management Certification Application and submit to the contact at the bottom of the form.  

Thank you for your interest in this exciting new program brought to you by CIS and Oregon PRIMA.  

Oregon PRIMA Scholarship Program

OR-PRIMA is very pleased to offer its members two scholarship opportunities to advance their expertise in the field of public sector risk management.  In addition, the chapter is offering one student scholarship.

Memorial Scholarship

Download the Memorial Scholarship Application. (PDF)

Oregon PRIMA is pleased to offer a $500 scholarship in memory of two public risk managers who demonstrated excellence in public risk management, Gary Deverell and Sharee Emmons.

Gary Deverell was a passionate, dedicated advocate for excellence in public Risk Management. He worked for over 30 years in the public sector in Oregon, most recently as Risk Manager at the City of Gresham. Gary mentored countless others. He served eight years on the Oregon PRIMA Board, including a term as President from 2002 through 2003.

Sharee Emmons was known for her tenacity in pursuing excellence in public risk management. She started her career with the City of Salem in 1988 as a Loss Control Representative and in July, 1992 was promoted to the position of Risk manager where she served the City for another 18 years until her retirement in February, 2010. She served on the OR PRIMA Board from 2007 through 2010.

Applicants are required to complete the Memorial Scholarship Application. There is no limit to the length of responses but brevity and conciseness will be noted. Applicants are also required to attach a current copy of their resume.

Oregon PRIMA Memorial Scholarship Information (PDF)

Outstanding Student Scholarship

Scholarship is available to an Oregon college/university undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in full-time study preparing for a career in state or local government.  The selected applicant will be invited to attend the Oregon Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) annual conference at the Salishan Spa and Golf Resort in Gleneden Beach, Oregon from October 2-4.  The Oregon PRIMA chapter feels strongly that the addition of educational benefit to the area of Risk Management will supplement the existing academic program in an enriching way and provide networking opportunities with existing government professionals. Funds from the scholarship include: complimentary annual conference registration fees as well as reimbursed transportation costs to Gleneden Beach, Oregon and advanced hotel accommodations up to $500.

Download the Student Scholarship Application (PDF)