Are you an employee of a company/organization for which you have risk responsibilities?
Your company is eligible to become an Organizational Member of RIMS and you and a colleague (also an employee with risk responsibilities) will be your company’s individual members (we refer to you as a Professional member). Both your memberships are included in the $550 annual Society dues. The membership belongs to the organization, not the individual.
$575 - RIMS Society Dues (includes up to two members).
$190 - for each member after two.
$50 - RIMS Chicago Chapter dues for each member joining RIMS.
Do you provide products or services to those in the risk management profession? For instance, are you a broker, underwriter, consultant, attorney, accountant, actuary or outsourced risk manager?
You are eligible for Associate membership in RIMS. Associates have all the privileges of membership except they are not eligible to serve as voting members of Boards or Committees at the Society or Chapter level. Your individual Society member dues are $575 per year*; the membership belongs to you, not to your company/employer.
$200 Chapter Dues for each Associate Member.
Are you a full-time undergraduate or graduate student working towards a degree in risk management, insurance or business?
If you are not eligible in any other category, you are eligible for Student membership in RIMS. RIMS has waived dues for Student member, but you will be required to join and pay applicable dues to your local chapter. The Chicago Chapter dues are $0.
(A copy of your current transcript is required in order to qualify for student membership)
Are you a full-time professor or dean in a program providing risk management, insurance or business education?
You are eligible for Educational membership and your Society dues are $125 per year*.
(A current curriculum vitae is required in order to qualify for educational membership)
Chicago Chapter dues are $0.
Are you fully retired from the risk profession? Were you a Professional or Associate member of RIMS immediately prior to your full retirement?
You are eligible for Retired membership and your Society dues are $125 per year*.
Available to any Professional or Associate member upon separation from their current place of employment. Transitional Membership is renewable once, or a maximum of 2 years from the date of separation. Membership terminates upon acceptance of employment.
Chapter-Only Membership must be applied for and approved by the Chicago RIMS Board. The chapter-only membership is awarded only to members that have special circumstances for a period of 12 months. If approved, chapter-only members will have access to local chapter benefits, but will not have access to the benefits available to full RIMS members as described on www.rims.org.
Are you a professional that is 25 and younger? RIMS offers an Individual Young Professional and Young Associate membership.
Here’s what to know about the Young Associate membership:
As a RIMS member, you gain opportunities to volunteer, network, learn, and receive significant discounts to events.
$75 – Chicago RIMS Chapter Dues for one year of membership based upon date of joining the chapter.