Course Information

Program: RGS
Event: Ruble Graduate Seminar
Delivery Method: Classroom
Instruction Hours: 16*
Metro Area:
Available Seats: 150
Start Date: Oct 06, 2021
End Date: Oct 07, 2021
Price: $445


PIIAC Education Center
Oct 06, 2021

8354 Northfield Blvd., Ste. 2710
Denver, CO 80238

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Pacific Mountain Central Eastern



Topic Date Time Speaker
Registration and Coffee & Rolls Oct 06, 2021 07:30-08:00
Current Events and the Impact Upon Insurance Oct 06, 2021 08:00-12:00 Dick Clarke
Lunch - on your own Oct 06, 2021 12:00-13:15
Fiduciary Liability, ERISA Bonding and Employee Benefits Liability Oct 06, 2021 13:15-17:15 Dick Clarke
Coffee & Rolls Oct 07, 2021 07:30-08:00
Certificates of Insurance and Additional Insureds: Navigating the Maze Oct 07, 2021 08:00-12:00 Cathy Trischan
Lunch - on your own Oct 07, 2021 12:00-13:15
Commercial Liability Endorsements To Watch Out For Oct 07, 2021 13:15-17:15 Cathy Trischan

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Pacific Mountain Central Eastern

Cathy Trischan | Bio

Cathy Trischan has been with the E&K Insurance Group in Eatontown, New Jersey since 1996, and currently serves as Director of Commercial Underwriting. She began her insurance career upon graduation from Rutgers University in 1987. She has worked as a claims adjuster for a major property and casualty carrier as well as in the commercial departments of several New Jersey agencies. In addition to her work with E&K, Cathy provides education and consulting services to other agents and brokers. She is a National Faculty member of The National Alliance, speaking in the CIC, CISR and Ruble programs. She also serves as a mentor for new CIC and CISR faculty. Cathy is a regular presenter for various agents’ associations and other organizations and has taught both pre-licensing and continuing education courses. She has written courses and articles on various insurance topics. A firm believer that one should never stop learning, Cathy holds several professional designations including CIC, CRM and CPCU.

Dick Clarke | Bio

Dick Clarke is a veteran of the property/liability insurance industry, having worked as underwriter, broker and consultant through hard and soft market cycles. He was formerly Senior Vice President with the regional brokerage, J. Smith Lanier & Co. headquartered in Georgia, having retired late in 2016. He publishes articles and teaches on a variety of executive liability, cyber and E&O subjects, and functions as an expert witness, a consultant to buyers of commercial insurance, and to insurance companies concerning product development. He is a teacher in CE programs for several professional insurance organizations. His books are listed for purchase on, with the most recent, Executive Liability Insurance: From the Basics to an Advanced Approach having entered its fifth edition in 2012. (This work is currently being updated, with a revised, sixth edition available late in 2019.) Additionally, this book was translated into Japanese for the Risk Management community in Japan, in 2013. Clarke provided content and editing for The National Alliance's on-line course on Directors and Officers Liability insurance (2015 to present), and was an original recipient of the CPCU Society's "Distinguished Instructor in Insurance" award, in 1996. He holds several professional designations.

John M. Dismukes | Bio

John Dismukes has been involved in the insurance business since 1967. He has worked for an insurance company as a marketing representative, independent insurance agent, and served as Director of Education for the Independent Insurance Agents of Oklahoma from 1996 to July 2000. John received his CPCU designation in 1977, his AAI designation in 1984, and his CIC designation in 1994, and his AIS designation in 2000. He has served as President of the Independent Insurance Agents of Greater Tulsa and President of the Northeastern Oklahoma Chapter of CPCU. John is a National Faculty member of The National Alliance and serves as Educational Consultant. John formed his own independent training and consulting firm in 1998, and now conducts educational seminars all over the United States. In addition, he provides consulting services, expert witness services, and insurance agency valuations to agencies and companies.