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The MIABC is excited to announce the launch of our brand-new website! After months of hard work, we are happy to finally share it with you. Our primary goal in re-designing our website is to provide you with a more intuitive and user-friendly…
Today, we welcome Jacinta Wu, CIP, as the newest member of the MIABC team in the role of Risk Management Advisor. Jacinta started her insurance career in claims five years ago before moving on to various commercial lines positions on the brokerage side…
After sixteen years leading the Municipal Insurance Association of British Columbia (MIABC), Chief Executive Officer, Tom Barnes, has announced he plans to retire at the end of June 2022. Tom has played a critical role in the growth and transformation…
Today, the MIABC says farewell and happy retirement to Susan Ackerman, our Risk Management Advisor. Susan has been an invaluable member of the MIABC team since 2011. Did you know that Susan’s decision to join the MIABC all started with a leap of faith?…
We are pleased to announce that Brian Lee has joined the MIABC as Legal Counsel. Brian most recently worked with Dolden Wallace Folick LLP as an Associate Lawyer and previously spent three years working at ICBC as Legal Counsel. Brian completed his…
We are delighted to welcome Jordan Hauschildt to the MIABC as Legal Counsel. Jordan previously practiced insurance defence at Health Law LLP, and he has also worked as a sole practitioner, specializing in criminal defence, and as Crown Counsel in the…
The MIABC exists to support its members and their communities. As we have entered a period of unprecedented uncertainty and disruption across the globe related to the COVID-19 health pandemic, we want you to know that we are here to assist you to…
Congratulations to our CEO, Tom Barnes for winning the 2020 Award for Excellence in Leadership awarded byAGRiP (Association of Governmental Risk Pools). Tom’s award recognizes his transformative tenure as CEO of the Municipal Insurance Association of…
Do you have a great idea for a risk management project? Do you need money to make your idea come to life? Apply now to make a pitch for up to $10,000 in Risk Management Grant funding at the Raptors’ Room session at the MIABC’s Risk Management Conference…
To My Fellow MIABC Members, As 2018 draws to a close, and I complete my first year as Chair of the MIABC Board after 24 years as a Board member, I thought it seemed appropriate to send you each my best wishes for the holiday season. I also want to share…