Taxation Section – 2021 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.


Tony Phipps, Chair

Erik Pronovost, Vice-Chair

Dave Noga, Secretary

Bingjie Li, Treasurer

Council Members

Jean Baxley, Affiliate Member

Haixia Gu

Larry Hersh

Sandhya Ramakrishnan

Przemyslaw Szumowski

Dean Slyter

Newsletter Editors

Kushagra Agrawal

Bingjie Li

Erik Pronovost

Editorial Board

Jean Baxley

Ann Cammack

Sheryl Flum

Rick Gelfond

Brian King, FSA, MAAA

Samuel Mitchell

Kristin Norberg, FSA, MAAA

Arthur Schneider

Mark Smith

Craig Springfield

Daniel Stringham

Jim Van Etten, FSA, MAAA

SOA Staff

Ladelia Berger, Section Specialist

Ronora Stryker, Staff Actuary