Board of Directors

To help ensure appropriate representation and balance of viewpoints, the Board of Directors of ARIAS·U.S. is composed of current and former senior executives from reinsurers, insurers, attorneys in private practice, and experienced arbitrators in the industry.

Chairman 
Scott Birrell
Travelers
1 Tower Square, 4 MS
Hartford, CT 06183

President
Michael A. Frantz 
Munich Re America
555 College Road East
Princeton, NJ 08543

Vice President
Steve Schwartz
Chaffetz Lindsey LLP
1700 Broadway, 33rd Floor
New York, NY 10019

Vice President
Cynthia R. Koehler
XL Catlin
322 Cabot Street
Newton, MA 02460

Treasurer
Peter A. Gentile
7976 Cranes Pointe Way
West Palm Beach, Fl 33412

Sylvia Kaminsky
405 Park Street
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043

 

 

Deidre Derrig
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
1875 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006-1238

Alysa Wakin
Odyssey Reinsurance Company
300 First Stamford Place
7th Floor
Stamford, CT 06902

Beth Levene
Transatlantic Reinsurance Co.
One Liberty Plaza
165 Broadway, 17th Floor
New York, NY  10006

Deirdre G. Johnson 
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
2550 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037

Marc Abrams
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
666 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017

Chairman Emeritus
T. Richard Kennedy

Directors Emeriti
Charles M. Foss
Mark S. Gurevitz
Charles W. Havens, III
Ronald A. Jacks*
Susan E. Mack
Robert M. Mangino
Edmond F. Rondepierre*
Daniel E. Schmidt, IV

*deceased

Administration

Executive Director and Corporate Secretary
Sara Meier, M.S.Ed, CAE