Author Archives: San Diego RMA


Regulators – COVID Modifications and Perspective

Please join us for a timely panel where we will be talking with local regulators regarding COVID Modifications, lessons learned during the pandemic and perspective. Panelists will include Chris Fransway (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency), Yoon Nam (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation), and Sean Fowler (Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco). Webinar is hosted by the Los Angeles Chapter of Risk Management Association and co-sponsored by RMA Inland Empire, RMA Orange County, and RMA San Diego.


Zoom Webinar: Front Row Seats for the Elections

Would you like a balanced opinion? Having predicted a Trump victory during his October 2016 presentation, “Why Donald Trump Shouldn’t Win – and Will,” Brian Calle has met with disapproval from both ends of the political spectrum. During his tenure, Orange County Register readers claimed that the “editorial board has now fallen into the liberal progressive trap” and predicted “more progressively liberal positions on social issues.” While LA Weekly critics now claim that “Calle is a right-wing ideologue with a mission to slowly but surely pitch the Weekly to the right” and “have every reason to believe he’s somehow MORE conservative” than his career would suggest. Join RMA OC for an “insider’s” view of the highly anticipated elections!

***** May RMA Meeting Cancelled *****

We regret to inform you that the RMA Meeting scheduled for May 13,2020 will be canceled due to the state’s restrictions for gathering in groups (especially with high risk individuals) and the CDC recommendations to limit the spread of COVID-19. At our last Dinner Meeting, we postponed all RMA Education classes to the fall of 2020 (with dates to be determined).


March Chapter Dinner – 3/11/20 – Navy Seal Team Commanding Officer Tom Deitz

Topic: “Contingency Planning: Don’t “What if?” it to Death”. Commander Tom Deitz is a retired Navy SEAL, and former Commanding Officer of SEAL Team Five, based in Coronado. Tom is a 1984 graduate of the US Naval Academy, who earned his Naval Surface Warfare Qualification prior to graduating Basic Underwater Demolition / SEAL Class 142. He was a SEAL Platoon Commander during Operation Desert Storm, where he led a deception mission which held Iraqi troops in defensive positions on the coast as the Allied ground forces commenced their assault in Kuwait.