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Taxation Section – 2020 Leadership

Mission Statement

The mission of the section is to advance the actuarial profession by assisting members of the section with the educational, research, networking and other specialized needs that arise in matters related to taxation. This includes tax issues related to life insurance companies, insurance and annuity products and qualified and non-qualified employee benefit plans.


Tom Edwalds, Chair

Sandhya Ramakrishnan, Vice-Chair

Erik Pronovost, Secretary

Dave Noga, Treasurer

Council Members

Jean Baxley, Affiliate Member

Sivakumar Desai

Larry Hersh

Tony Phipps

Newsletter Editors

Larry Hersh

Editorial Board

John Adney

Ann Cammack

Mary Elizabeth Caramagno

Sheryl Flum

Rick Gelfond

Brian King

Samuel Mitchell

Kristin Norberg

Arthur Schneider

Mark Smith

Gregory Stephenson

Daniel Stringham

Jim Van Etten

SOA Staff

Beth Bernardi, Staff Partner

Ladelia Berger, Section Specialist

Julia Anderson Bauer, Staff Editor