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.

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


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


Vice 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


Treasurer

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


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

 

James I. Rubin 
Butler Rubin Saltarelli & Boyd LLP
321 North Clark Street
Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60654

 

Sylvia Kaminsky
405 Park Street
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043

 

Deidre Derrig
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
1875 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006-1238
*Admitted only to the IL Bar.
Practicing under the supervision of
members of the DC Bar

 

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


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


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