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Climate and Resiliency (EX) Task Force

2022 Membership

Mission

The mission of the Climate and Resiliency (EX) Task Force is to serve as the coordinating NAIC body for discussion and engagement on climate-related risk and resiliency issues, including dialogue among state insurance regulators, industry, and other stakeholders.

CLIMATE RISK AND RESILIENCY RESOURCE CENTER

2022 Adopted Charges

The Climate and Resiliency (EX) Task Force will:

  1. Consider appropriate climate risk disclosures within the insurance sector, including:
    • Evaluation of the Climate Risk Disclosure Survey.
    • Evaluation of alignment with other sectors and international standards.
  2. Evaluate financial regulatory approaches to climate risk and resiliency in coordination with other relevant committees, task forces and working groups, such as the Financial Condition (E) Committee and the Financial Stability (EX) Task Force, including:
    • Evaluation of the use of modeling by carriers and their reinsurers concerning climate risk.
    • Evaluation of how rating agencies incorporate climate risk into their analysis and governance.
    • Evaluation of the potential solvency impact of insurers’ exposures, including both underwriting and investments, to climate-related risks.
    • Evaluation and development of climate risk-related disclosure, stress-testing, and scenario modeling.
  3. Consider innovative insurer solutions to climate risk and resiliency, including:
    • Evaluation of how to apply technology and innovation to the mitigation of storm, wildfire, other climate risks and earthquake.
    • Evaluation of insurance product innovation directed at reducing, managing and mitigating climate risk, and closing protection gaps.
  4. Identify sustainability, resilience and mitigation issues and solutions related to the insurance industry.
  5. Consider pre-disaster mitigation and resiliency and the role of state insurance regulators in resiliency.

Workstreams

Pre-Disaster Mitigation

co-Vice Chair: Commissioner Barbara Richardson (NV)

Members: 

1. Commissioner Michael Conway (CO)
2. George Bradner (CT)
3. Commissioner David Altmaier (FL)
4. Commissioner Colin M. Hayashida (HI)
5. Commissioner James J. Donelon (LA)
6. Peter Brickwedde (MN)
7. Connie VanSlyke (NE)
8. Superintendent Elizabeth Kelleher Dwyer (RI)
9. Acting Director Michael Wise (SC)
10. Stephanie Cope (TN)
11. Commissioner Mike Kreidler (WA)
12. Sarah Smith (WI)

Solvency

Vice Chair: Commissioner Kathleen A. Birrane (MD)

Members: 

1. George Bradner (CT)
2. Commissioner David Altmaier (FL)
3. Commissioner Gary D. Anderson (MA)
4. Yue Nina Chen (NY)
5. Superintendent Elizabeth Kelleher Dwyer (RI)
6. Stephanie Cope (TN)
7. Commissioner Scott A. White (VA)
9. Commissioner Mike Kreidler (WA)
10. Amy Malm (WI)

Climate Risk Disclosure

co-Vice Chair: Commissioner Andrew R. Stolfi (OR)
co-Vice Chair: Superintendent Elizabeth Kelleher Dwyer (RI)

Members: 

1. Mike Peterson (CA)
2. George Bradner (CT)
3. Commissioner Karima M. Woods (DC)
4. Commissioner Gary D. Anderson (MA)
5. Commissioner Kathleen A. Birrane (MD)
6. Peter Brickwedde (MN)
7. Yue Nina Chen (NY)
8. Acting Commissioner Michael Humphreys (PA)
9. Stephanie Cope (TN)
10. Commissioner Scott A. White (VA)
11. Commissioner Mike Kreidler (WA)

Innovation

Vice Chair: Commissioner Colin M. Hayashida (HI)

Members:

1. Lucy Jabourian (CA)
2. Commissioner Michael Conway (CO)
3. George Bradner (CT)
4. Commissioner David Altmaier (FL)
5. Chris Aufenthie (ND)
6. Director Judith L. French (OH)
7. Commissioner Mike Kreidler (WA)
 

Technology

Vice Chair: Commissioner James J. Donelon (LA)

Members:

1. Commissioner Michael Conway (CO)
2. George Bradner (CT)
3. Commissioner Colin M. Hayashida (HI)
4. Chris Aufenthie (ND)
5. Superintendent Elizabeth Kelleher Dwyer (RI)
6. Stephanie Cope (TN)
7. Commissioner Mike Kreidler (WA)

Climate and Resiliency (EX) Task Force

2022 Summer National Meeting
Climate and Resiliency (EX) Task Force
Thursday, August 11, 2022
7:45 AM - 9:15 AM PT

Portland Ballroom 254-255 - Level 2 - Oregon Convention Center

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Contacts

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816-783-8758

Please see the current Committee List for a complete list of committee members.