Welcome to the website for the Rocky Mountain Chapter of RIMS! 

Mission Statement

Advance the Risk Management profession among our members, students and business community through educational programs, professional development resources and networking opportunities.

Our Events


  • 2021 Colorado PRIMA Annual Conference

    Colorado PRIMA has invited Rocky Mountain RIMS members to attend their Annual Conference. They are taking a hybrid approach for the conference this year, part in-person, and part remote.

    On Sunday, August 8
    th they will host a suite experience at the Colorado Rockies game (included in the price of registration).  The conference will continue with an online  session (better than Zoom or Teams!) on Tuesday August 10th.  This is an enhanced virtual conference built for networking and education from 10:00 am – 4:30 pm.
  • A Discussion of Lloyd’s Environmental, Social and Governance Report 2020

    RIMS members are exclusively invited to join this virtual discussion on July 26th at 9am Mountain Time, which will be moderated by Emily Bloedel, RIMS Rocky Mountain Chapter Vice President, and feature guest speaker Rebekah Clement from Lloyd’s of London, who will provide a summary of the 2020 ESG Outlook Report that was issued in December 2020. The discussion will be followed by a real-time Q&A session with attendees.


  • LGBTQ+ travelers can face unique challenges when traveling abroad—many countries do not legally recognize same-sex marriage and more than 70 countries consider consensual LGBTQ+ relationships a crime. If an employee travels on business to a country where their sexual orientation or expression of gender Continue reading
  • For risk professionals, the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the importance of ensuring customer and employee safety measures are incorporated into operations, processes and future strategies. As many businesses reopen from pandemic shutdowns or return from remote work arrangements, some enterprises Continue reading
  • Today’s enterprises operate in a complex digital ecosystem that connects customers, vendors and partners and through which data is shared and transactions are processed. Because much of this is done through outsourcing of systems and services to third parties, many Continue reading
  • For many CISOs, overseeing identity management represents a significant challenge and a substantial component of their broader security ecosystem. In a nod to its importance, the National Cyber Security Alliance even recently kicked off the first ever Identity Management Day. Continue reading

Legislative Update

California Consumer Privacy Act
On January 1, 2020, California will implement a sweeping new data privacy law that gives its residents the right to know (1) what "personal information" has been collected about them; (2) with whom it has been shared; (3) how it may be deleted; and (4) how to stop it from being sold. The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), is a significant shift in US privacy law and greatly impacts how covered businesses collect, use, store and share the "personal information" of all California residents. Continue reading.

Workers Compensation for Mental Impairment (HB17-1229)

Signed 6/5/17 | Effective 7/1/18
Workers’ Compensation for Mental Impairment will allow a claim for mental impairment benefits in cases with no physical injury even if the source of the trauma is something within the worker’s usual experience in certain situations.  Continue reading.

General Data Protection Regulation
Effective May 25, 2018
The European Union (EU) adopted the GDPR with the purpose to regulate organization’s management of data with a primary focus on protections of personal information stored and processed by businesses. Continue reading