To honor Irwin I. "Wynn" Kent, President from 1989-1990 for the Conference of Consulting Actuaries, Mr. Kent's son, Ken Kent -- Fellow and also a Past President of the CCA -- established, along with family and friends, an award in Mr. Kent's name through The Actuarial Foundation.
The intent of this award is to recognize members of the actuarial profession who have contributed to the public's understanding of financial risk and to encourage more actuaries to engage in these activities. Activities recognized by the Award include, but are not limited to: Literature, speeches, work with the media, and volunteering and representing the profession in areas outside the actuarial profession.
This award given to an eligible actuary who has materially contributed to the communication of financial risk and work product of the actuarial profession in some form or media to the public. Recipients must be a member of a recognized US actuarial professional organization.
- One thousand dollars ($1,000 US) monetary prize;
- A plaque of recognition;
- A waiver of registration fee for the Annual Meeting of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries where the award is presented
The Award may or may not be given annually, based on the eligibility and quality of nominations received each year.
Nominations must be received by June 1st of each year.
2016 - Steve Vernon
2015 - Josh Shapiro
2014 - Frederick W. Kilbourne
2013 - Dale H. Yamamoto
2012 - Jim Toole
2011 - Richard S. Foster
2010 - John Bertko
2009 - Vincent Amoroso
2008 - Ronald Gebhardtsbauer
2007 - A. Haeworth Robertson
2006 - Anna M. Rappaport
Contributions to the Wynn Kent Memorial Fund can be made through The Actuarial Foundation's Web site at: http://www.actuarialfoundation.org/donate/index.shtml
The Conference of Consulting Actuaries invites you to nominate an individual for the Wynn Kent Award by submitting the official form.