Don't Miss Our Upcoming Webinars

Litigation and Legal Challenges in the World of Benefits

1/22/2020 - 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM CT
Credits: EA Non-Core 1.0, CPD 1.50

The panelists discuss current trends in litigation and other disputes affecting both retirement plans and healthcare, including an overview of recent noteworthy decisions and ongoing disputes, and potential implications for plan sponsors, plan participants and other parties.


1. Lawrence J. Sher - October Three LLC
2. Paul M. Hamburger - Proskauer Rose LLP
3. David N. Levine - Groom Law Group, Chartered


PBGC – Premiums and Beyond

2/12/2020 - 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM CT
Credits: EA Core 0.75, EA Non-Core 0.75, CPD 1.50

A panel of PBGC representatives review topics such as: Policy – including a review of the latest single-employer solvency projections; Premium Rules Refresher – especially with respect to non-standard events (mergers, transfers and spin-offs); 4010 filings – declining interest rates are likely to subject more plans to this reporting; Reportable Events – advance reporting, post-event reporting and waived reporting situations.

Note that any allocation of EA credit depends on the actual content of the session.


1. Barbara J. Ruel - Mercer
2. Amy C. Viener - Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.
3. Kristina Archeval - Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.
4. Ted Goldman - Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.
5. Ellen Itkin - Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.

Special Offer for Newly Credentialed Actuaries

Actuaries who have received their SOA, CAS, or EA credential within the last 12 months are eligible to receive 50% dues for the first 3 years of membership*. This means that for $212.50, you will receive the same great benefits as other CCA members.

To take advantage of this offer, simply select the category that the Newly Credentialed (within last 12 months) Discounted Dues category that applies to you on the application.  Join today!

*Offer only available to first time members

Recognition by your colleagues is one of the highest honors and during the 2019 Annual Meeting CCA recognized three members for their contributions to the actuarial profession.

Click below to learn more about the 2019 CCA award winners:

Get to know CCA President - Michael S. Clark

One does not become the youngest CCA president ever by sitting around waiting for life to happen. Rather, it takes drive – but more importantly the passion that comes with a joyful endeavor. Being an actuary is a labor of love for Michael Clark (that’s Michael S. Clark – not to be confused with the two fellow actuaries of the same name).

Click here to check out our newest Member Spotlight and take a moment to get to know our 2019—2020 President - a CCA Member, volunteer, and friend unlike any other: Michael S. Clark!

Message From the CCA President

This month, CCA President Michael S. Clark delivers his message from the IAA meeting in Tokyo.  Click below to watch the message.

Free Digital Access to The Wall Street Journal Now Available to Members

CCA members may now access their complimentary digital membership to The Wall Street Journal. From breaking news to politics, business and more—get a global perspective with unlimited digital access to the Journal.

To activate your subscription, login to the CCA website and visit the Wall Street Journal Subscription page under Member Resources.

For more information and FAQs, please visit here.


Intersector Meeting Notes - November 13, 2019 Notes Now Available

Updated: January 8, 2020

Twice a year the Intersector Group meets with representatives of the U.S. Department of Treasury (Treasury Department), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) to dialogue with them on regulatory and other issues affecting pension practice. Click here to view notes from meetings with the IRS, Treasury, and PBGC on regulatory issues affecting pension practice.

CCA Rebranding with 2018 - 2019 CCA President Ed Pudlowski

A rebranding effort is more than just a new logo. It is about continuing to demonstrate the value we provide to our members and customers, while ensuring we connect with future generations. Here at the CCA, we are not changing the great services you have come to expect from us, just how we are communicating that value within the actuarial community.  Click the video below to hear CCA President, Ed Pudlowski discuss the new look which is unique, memorable, and simple – and connects with the new messaging of our value.  We hope you like it.

Experience the Latest in On-Demand Education from CCA

Have an upcoming client meeting in the health sector and are just starting out or need a refresher course? Where do you go?

Look no further than CCA’s new E-Learning module: Demographic Contributions to Medical Expense Cost and Trends. Developed by CCA with the assistance of Mercer Partner Rich Bailey, this module guides you through how demographic data such as age, gender, and location contribute to the potential cost of employee medical expense.  

This interactive module is available at no cost. 

Visit the E-Learning Section under Education to learn more!

Find a Consulting Actuary

The Directory of Actuarial Consultants allows you to search for a consulting actuary based on contact information, practice area (Retirement, Health & Welfare, Life, and Casualty), type of firm, or scope of practice.

Get Involved With the CCA

There are a variety of ways for CCA members to participate. For more information, view our Get Involved With the CCA interactive graphic, where the responsibilities and time commitments for each opportunity are outlined.

Once you match your talents and interests, please complete the Member Engagement form.

Experienced CCA volunteers are encouraged to volunteer for the Board of Directors. To help you determine whether this is a match for your talents, consider the duties involved. Contact the CCA office at for details.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Become a strategic sponsor of the CCA and immerse yourself in the world of the top purchasers and influencers in the marketplace for public and private pension instruments, employee benefits, and healthcare services.

Engage with industry leaders one-on-one - with the kind of undivided attention that only comes with interpersonal exchanges by becoming a CCA Sponsor.

Click here to learn about the various Sponsorship Opportunities available, including the Annual Meeting, Enrolled Actuaries Meeting, and Webinars.

To secure your sponsorship or discuss sponsorship options, please contact Marie Shaw at 847-719-6500 or by email at