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Replay Encore: Day 1

Fraternal Tribute Video A

Replay Encore: Day 2

Fraternal Tribute Video B

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Central

Day 1 – December 15

Leadership Update, Fraternal Education, Delegate Voting

Alliance Board Chair Timothy L. Kuzma
Alliance Board Chair
Timothy L. Kuzma
Alliance Chief Executive Officer Allison Koppel
Alliance Chief Executive Officer
Allison Koppel
Nicole Gourley, Chief Global Membership Officer, Foresters Financial
Mission & Vision Task Force Chair Presentation
Nicole Gourley
Chief Global Membership Officer, Committee Chair
Foresters Financial

Fraternal Education — Session 1
Global Economic Update
Thomas Mucha
Presented by:
Thomas Mucha
Managing Director and Geopolitical Strategist
Wellington Management

Annual Business Meeting
  • Committee Updates

  • Election of Alliance Board Members

  • Proposed Changes to Constitution

Fraternal Education — Session 2
CEO Counterpoint – How to Make a Strategic Merger a Reality
Presented by:
Craig Van Dyke
Craig Van Dyke
President & CEO
Western Fraternal Life Association
Dan Shinnick
Dan Shinnick
President and CEO
National Mutual Benefit

Adjournment of ENCORE Day 1
9:00 am – Noon Central

Day 2 - December 16

Future Plans, Fraternal Education, and Virtual Roundtables

Virtual Gavel Presentation
Cynthia Maleski
Incoming Chair:
Cynthia Maleski
National President & CEO
First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association of the USA

Advocacy Update
Drew Goesl, Capitol Counsel
Drew Goesl
Capitol Counsel

Fraternal Education — Session 3
Fraternal Jeopardy
Barbara Cheaney
Game Show Host:
Barbara Cheaney
Senior VP/Marketing Communications
Catholic Life Insurance
Kate Chillinsky
Kate Chillinsky
Vice President, Membership & Communications
United Commercial Travelers
Tim Saccoccia
Tim Saccoccia
Senior Policy Director
Knights of Columbus
Zach Snell
Zach Snell
Sr. Marketing Specialist of Member Attraction and Activation

Fraternal Contributions Finale

A celebration of the fraternal spirit in unprecedented times.

Adjourn to 90-Minute Roundtable Platform in the Virtual Ballroom

*Eligibility: Virtual Ballroom is open only to Fraternal Member Executives and Sponsors. All Alliance Members and approved non-member Industry Friends may attend ENCORE event through Fraternal Session #3.

Table Topics, Raffle Prizes & Tips

10:30 am – Noon Central

Virtual Ballroom
Fraternal Roundtables

* Employees, Executives, and Boards Will Connect “Zoom-Style” at Dozen of Hosted Tables for 90 Minutes via Amazing New Platform

Two Buildings/Four Floors

  • CEO/VIP Building (private; invite required)

    • Leadership & strategy topics

  • Main Ballroom Building

    • Fraternal Floor offers chapter/community service/communications topics

    • Operations & Governance Floor offers topics on tactical strategies and solutions

    • Sponsor Floor offers business solutions and resource identification

ENCORE Day 2 Adjourns at Noon Central

Deadlines, Eligibility, and Fees

Please register by December 7 to ensure you receive the proper links and have time to check your computer system for a seamless virtual experience. Fraternal members who register by December 7 will be entered into a drawing to win one of three $50 Starbucks gift cards which will be “awarded” during the Roundtable sessions at the end of Day 2. You must be present to win. All industry friends are eligible to attend the ENCORE main stage events on Day 1 and the first part of Day 2. Fraternal staff and sponsors are eligible to attend the Roundtable sessions at the end of Day 2. This year’s ENCORE event is complimentary. If you register and cannot attend, cancelling is not necessary.