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Technology Committees

Applied Technology Committee

Facilitates high-level information exchanges on broad issues including current non-competitive technical, management, and best practices information related to technology and application infrastructures and architectures.

Membership Requirements:
Members should have Information Technology executive management experience with broad technology exposure in larger financial services companies with life insurance operations. Members would have responsibility for Application Development, Enterprise Architecture or serve as Chief Technology Officer for their organization.

LOMA Staff Liaison:
Jim Huffman
Phone: 770-984-6446
Email: huffmanj@loma.org

Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery Council

Educates, assists in compliance with requirements of federal and state business continuity laws, and assists in the development of good BC / DR practices within the insurance services industry. The meetings provide a forum in which information can be shared as it relates to program best practices, new technologies for recovery capabilities, planning for threats, and compliance and regulation. 

Membership Requirements:
The membership is comprised of those responsible for either Business Continuity or Disaster Recovery within their respective organization.

LOMA Staff Liaison:
Marvin Jones
Phone: 770-984-6459
Email: jonesm@loma.org

Canadian Systems Development Committee

The Canadian Systems Development Committee (consisting of Canadian insurance companies only) generally undertakes cooperative research and gathers and disseminates information in the areas of planning, systems, equipment, procedures and other company administrative practices. Committee members provide activity reports, which are fairly detailed one- to two-page write ups on specific developments in their companies, as well as informal notes on various events of interest throughout their companies. Activity reports are available for distribution and/or publication. Members also give presentations on topics of interest to the group.

Membership Requirements:
Typically, members are in a management position in a Canadian insurance company and have at least three years of life insurance experience, including some systems or information management responsibilities.

LOMA Staff Liaison:
Jim Huffman
Phone: 770-984-6446
Email: huffmanj@loma.org

Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) Council

Provides a confidential forum for the top security professionals (or their immediate designates) from LOMA member companies to share issues and experiences within the broad domain of information protection. Member research, presentations, or sponsored activities deal with common industry issues impacting people, process, and technology to maintain an appropriate level of security.

Membership Requirements:
Members are Chief Information Security Officers or CIOs responsible for IT Security (awareness, planning, implementation and monitoring) in LOMA member companies.

LOMA Staff Liaison:
Marvin Jones
Phone: 770-984-6459
Email: jonesm@loma.org

Group Retirement Systems Committee

Investigates, studies, and discusses current activity in member companies with group and individual pension systems, with primary emphasis on group pension systems. Primary emphasis is on group pension systems. 

Membership Requirements:
Members are responsible for the development and/or maintenance of an individual or group pension system. Depending on the company organization, the member could be from either the user or systems area.

LOMA Staff Liaison:
Jim Haggerty
Phone: 770-984-6448
Email: jhaggerty@loma.org

Group Systems Committee

Investigates, studies, and discusses current company activity with dedicated systems for administering group life, long-term disability, and medical business; the primary emphasis is on group life and medical systems. 

Membership Requirements:
Members are responsible for the development and/or maintenance of an integrated group system at their company.

LOMA Staff Liaison:
Jim Haggerty
Phone: 770-984-6448
E-mail: jhaggerty@loma.org

Individual Products Systems Committee

Investigates and shares experiences related to the development of product administration systems and other systems that support individual life and related products. 

Membership Requirements:
Members are senior-level executives with substantial responsibilities and expertise in individual systems and/or product development and support.

LOMA Staff Liaison:
Jim Huffman
Phone: 770-984-6446
E-mail: huffmanj@loma.org

Information Systems Committee

Facilitates an information exchange on broad issues of importance in the information management of a company. 

Membership Requirements:
Members should have executive management responsibilities at the Vice President or Chief Information Officer level with significant responsibility for the company's information management operation or for its entire information systems organization. 

LOMA Staff Liaison:
Jim Huffman
Phone: 770-984-6446
E-mail: huffmanj@loma.org

Investment Systems Committee

Focuses on current activity involving computer-assisted systems for investment support, including portfolio management, investment administration, and investment accounting. The committee analyzes how these systems support the business requirements of areas responsible for managing, administering or reporting on company investments.

Membership Requirements:
Members are officers with primary responsibility for recommending and/or implementing investment systems applications and ideally should have at least three years experience in investments, investment accounting, or investment systems.

LOMA Staff Liaison:
Angie Norman
Phone: 770-984-6438
E-mail: norman@loma.org

Project Management Committee

Studies and discusses current trends, strategies, and practices pertaining to the diverse responsibilities which comprise the Project Management Office (PMO) of life insurance companies. 

Membership Requirements:
The membership is comprised of those responsible for Project Management activities within their respective organization.

LOMA Staff Liaison:
Marvin Jones
Phone: 770-984-6459
E-mail: jonesm@loma.org

Social Media Advancement Council

Assists member companies in harnessing the power of and advancing the use of social media within the insurance industry. To gain a better understanding of industry related issues, the group will study and discuss current use of social media including strategies, procedures, tools, and best practices within their organization and industry-wide. 

Membership Requirements:
Members must have current, substantial and relevant experience in the use of social media and hold a management, policy making position.

LOMA Staff Liaison:
Jim Haggerty
Phone: 770-984-6448
E-mail: jhaggerty@loma.org

LIMRA Staff Liaison:
Steve Selby
Phone: 860-285-7858
E-mail: sselby@limra.com

LOMA Staff Liaison:
Jim Huffman
Phone: 770-984-6446
E-mail: huffmanj@loma.org

Systems Development Committee

Generally undertakes cooperative research and gathers and disseminates information in the areas of planning, systems, equipment, procedures, and other company administrative practices. Committee members provide activity reports, which are fairly detailed one- to two-page write ups on specific developments in their companies, as well as informal notes on various events of interest throughout their companies. Activity reports are available for distribution and/or publication. Members also give presentations on topics of interest to the group.

Membership Requirements:
Typically, members are in a management position and have at least three years of life insurance experience, including some systems or information management responsibilities.

LOMA Staff Liaison:
Marvin Jones
Phone: 770-984-6459
Email: jonesm@loma.org

Contact Us

If you are employed by a LOMA member company and are interested in participating on a Technology Committee, send an email to us at infoman@loma.org.