Update from CEO and President and Chair of the Board

Update from CEO and Chair of the Canadian Board

October 28, 2020


Dear Members,

Thank you for your ongoing commitment to your education and continuing support of the International Foundation. We are grateful for those of you who have reached out to us and shared your experiences over the past several months, and to those who have joined us in the dozens of virtual educational opportunities in 2020.

As we look to the future, we have engaged in a thorough examination process to indicate when it will be safe to gather again. We have consulted health organizations; federal, state and local officials; and we've asked members about their travel restrictions and comfort levels. We have encouraged an ongoing touch base with these groups, as new information changes meeting plans. This continual outreach will help us make the best-informed decision to provide you with a healthy and safe learning environment.

To that end, we have altered our early 2021 educational programs to be held either virtually, or rescheduled for later in the year. As we make plans to offer educational programs in person, many of these events will have a virtual component for those unable to join us in person. Please find the tentative 2021 Canadian schedule in an easily printable PDF format for your reference.

As an organization that has provided education to the benefits industry for more than six decades, we remain fully committed to providing education today and in the brighter future.


On behalf of Foundation leadership, we look forward to seeing you soon.

John Blair

Chair of the Canadian Board


Terry Davidson, CEBS

CEO




October 28, 2020


Dear Members, 

Thank you for your ongoing commitment to your education and continuing support of the International Foundation. We are grateful for those of you who have reached out to us and shared your experiences over the past several months, and to those who have joined us in the dozens of virtual educational opportunities in 2020.

As we look to the future, we have engaged in a thorough examination process to indicate when it will be safe to gather again. We have consulted health organizations; federal, state and local officials; and we've asked members about their travel restrictions and comfort levels. We have encouraged an ongoing touch base with these groups, as new information changes meeting plans. This continual outreach will help us make the best-informed decision to provide you with a healthy and safe learning environment.

To that end, we have altered our early 2021 educational programs to be held either virtually, or rescheduled for later in the year. As we make plans to offer educational programs in person, many of these events will have a virtual component for those unable to join us in person. Please find the tentative 2021 US schedule in an easily printable PDF format for your reference.

As an organization that has provided education to the benefits industry for more than six decades, we remain fully committed to providing education today and in the brighter future.


On behalf of Foundation leadership, we look forward to seeing you soon.

Wendell Young IV

President and Chair of the Board


Terry Davidson, CEBS

CEO