Want to learn how decisions are made at PRISM? Start at the committee level.

Why Get Involved?

Member involvement is critical to PRISM’s success. We are a member-driven organization. As a member, you can be a part of the decision-making process and have your voice heard. PRISM’s 17 active committees afford you and the rest of the membership the opportunity to participate in the development, governance, oversight, and future direction of all programs and services. Currently, more than 170 members serve on our committees and generously provide their time, expertise, and leadership for this organization.

Unlock Your Potential: A Hub for Growth and Influence

Membership in PRISM, and joining a PRISM committee isn't just about governance—it’s about enhancing your industry knowledge, growing your professional network, and gaining leadership skills. Here’s what’s in it for you and your organization:

  • Influence and Leadership:
    Have a direct impact on the strategies and policies of PRISM. Your involvement helps shape the direction of our programs and services, ensuring they meet the evolving needs of the community
  • Exclusive Insights:
    Gain valuable knowledge about industry trends and upcoming changes. This information can be crucial for your organization’s strategic planning and risk management.
  • Peer-to-Peer Networking:
    Connect with other professionals who share your passion and challenges. These connections can lead to collaborative opportunities, mentorship, and the exchange of innovative ideas.
  • Professional Development:
    By participating in our committees, you are the first to know about workshops, training sessions, and seminars that propel your professional skills and knowledge to the next level..
  • Recognition and Visibility:
    Increase your visibility in the industry through active participation. It’s an excellent opportunity to highlight your expertise and contributions to a broader audience, including potential clients and partners.

Committee Types

Committee members are responsible for making decisions that will benefit all of our members.

As a PRISM member, you can serve on two different types of committees:

  • Program committees: Responsible for managing and administering their programs; including approving new members, renewals, and premiums.
  • Advisory committees: Advise the Executive Committee and Board of Directors on issues such as finance, technology, risk control, or claims.

Involvement Made Easy

We understand your time is valuable. That’s why we’ve streamlined the process to get involved:

  • Annual Elections: Participate in our inclusive election process every fall.
  • Simple Onboarding: New members are equipped with all the necessary tools and information through a comprehensive onboarding session.
  • Flexible Commitment: Our hybrid meeting options are designed for maximum flexibility, accommodating your participation from anywhere. We convene in-person meetings only when the agenda is substantial, ensuring your time is used effectively and efficiently.

How to Get Started

Committee positions are for a calendar year term and each Committee seeks nominations each Fall for potential candidates. Appointments are then made by the Executive Committee in December. If you’re ready to take your professional journey to the next level by joining a committee, look for and submit the nomination form this Fall. Contact a staff member today to learn more about the opportunities available and how you can apply. Your path to personal and professional enrichment starts here!