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American Academy of Actuaries Announces Election of Regular Directors.



WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Actuaries announced the beginning of the terms of the three regular director members elected by its members in online balloting this past summer. Shari Westerfield , Katie Campbell , and Godfrey Perrott are now regular directors on the professional association's board of directors. They will serve three-year terms.

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Westerfield is the senior actuary actuary

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 Services department at the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Chicago. She has more than 20 years of experience in the health actuarial field, including various pricing and valuation roles in both insurance and consulting. She has been and is an active member of the Academy's Health Practice Council.

Campbell is a Life/Health actuary for the Alaska Division of Insurance where she is responsible for life and health actuarial, rate and form filing, and market regulation functions. She has been active in the state's high risk pool board of directors of over 15 years. She has also been very active on the national level as a member of the NAIC NAIC

See National Association of Investors Corporation (NAIC).
 Life and Health Actuarial Task Force in leadership roles and other NAIC working groups.

Perrott , who is retired, formerly was a Principal with Milliman. He was the last actuarial student hired by Wendell Milliman and spent his entire professional career with the company. He was elected to Milliman's Board in 1999 and then Life Practice Director for five years beginning in 2001. For the last several years, he has been an active participant in the International Actuarial Association's model standard setting activities on behalf of the U.S. profession.

Their terms begin on Oct. 15 at the close of the Annual Meeting of the Academy. For more information or digital photographs, contact Heidi Guerra at the American Academy of Actuaries, at 202.785.6923 or guerra@actuary.org. For more information on the American Academy of Actuaries, please visit: www.actuary.org.

The American Academy of Actuaries is a 17,000-member professional association whose mission is to serve the public on behalf of the U.S. actuarial profession. The Academy assists public policymakers on all levels by providing leadership, objective expertise, and actuarial advice on risk and financial security issues. The Academy also sets qualification, practice, and professionalism standards for actuaries in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. .

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