WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Curtis Huntington will become the chairperson of the Actuarial Board for Counseling and Discipline on Jan. 1. He was appointed to the post by the Council of U.S. Presidents, a committee comprised of the presidents and presidents-elect of the five U.S.-based actuarial organizations. Huntington has served on the Actuarial Board for Counseling and Discipline since 2008 and was the chairperson in 2009. He will succeed Carol Sears, who served as the chairperson in 2010.
Huntington is a professor of mathematics at the University of Michigan, where he directs the Actuarial Mathematics Program and the Financial Mathematics Program. He also serves as executive director of the Michigan Pension Education Training Program. Huntington is a longstanding volunteer for the International Actuarial Association (IAA). He will retire at the end of the year from his tenure as chairperson of the IAA's Audit and Finance Committee, a post he has held for 10 years.
Huntington is a member of the American Academy of Actuaries, a fellow of the Society of Actuaries, a fellow of the Conference of Consulting Actuaries, and an associated professional member of the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries. He also is a fellow in both the New Zealand Society of Actuaries and the Lebanese Association of Actuaries. Huntington earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics and a master's in actuarial science at the University of Michigan, and a law degree from Suffolk University.
The Actuarial Board for Counseling and Discipline responds to actuaries' requests for guidance on professional issues and considers complaints about possible violations of the actuarial Code(s) of Professional Conduct. It was established within and is supported by the American Academy of Actuaries. For more information, contact Andrew Simonelli, assistant director of communications for the American Academy of Actuaries, at 202.785.7872 or visit: www.abcdboard.org/.
The American Academy of Actuaries is a 17,000-member professional association whose mission is to serve the public on behalf of the U.S. actuarial profession. The Academy assists public policymakers on all levels by providing leadership, objective expertise, and actuarial advice on risk and financial security issues. The Academy also sets qualification, practice, and professionalism standards for actuaries in the United States.
SOURCE American Academy of Actuaries