2019 Board of Directors Elections Results
The Society of Actuaries (SOA) announced the results of its member voting, with Roy Goldman, Ph.D., FSA, MAAA, CERA, serving as 2019-2020 president-elect. Goldman will begin his duties as the 72nd SOA president at the 2020 SOA Annual Meeting and Exhibit, for the 2020-2021 term.
During his term as SOA president, Goldman’s focus will be to ensure actuaries remain relevant and play an ever more influential role for employers and the public.
Based in Jacksonville Beach, Fla., Goldman is officially “retired,” though remains quite active in the actuarial profession. He previously served as VP and Chief Actuary of Humana. Goldman is a long-time SOA volunteer on education and exams and a past SOA Board member.
Vote totals for president-elect candidates:
|Roy Goldman, FSA, MAAA, CERA||2,523||50.4%|
|Jim Toole, FSA, MAAA, CERA||2,486||49.6%|
The SOA announced the newly elected SOA Board members:
- Robert Eaton, FSA, MAAA
- William B. Fornia, FSA, MAAA, EA, FCA
- Sharon Giffen, FSA, FCIA, ICD.D
- Lisa Kuklinski, FSA, MAAA
- Xu (Vincent) Xuan, FSA, MAAA, CFA
The Canadian reserved seat was filled with these election results, and there was no need to exercise any reserved seat.
Voting SOA Fellows approved the bylaws amendments. The SOA will move forward with changes to the organization’s legal structure and tax-exempt status.
|FOR approval of the amendments||3,772 votes||92.3%|
|AGAINST approval of the amendments||314 votes||7.7%|
Additional communication will be distributed later for the Section Council election results. Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2019 SOA elections.