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The Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) is a non-profit association offering risk management educational programs, management information and publications to people involved with public sector risk management across the United States.

This is the website for the Maryland Chapter of PRIMA. We welcome any risk management professionals to attend our seminars which are held three times a year in various parts of Maryland. Join our group on LinkedIn or contact us to be added to the mailing list to stay updated on our events! We hope to see you at our next meeting!


The Maryland PRIMA Board hopes you are healthy and well. We will miss seeing you all this spring/fall. Please contact us if there is anything the Maryland PRIMA community can do to offer feedback or support during the COVID-19 crisis on a local level.


If you aren't a National PRIMA member, we strongly recommend joining and tapping into the many resources being offered for free to National PRIMA Members for COVID-19 response. Visit for more information.

Virtual Seminars

Due to COVID-19 concerns, we are offering a series of FREE virtual seminars in lieu of in person meetings.  ​Please check back for the 2021 schedule which will be updated regularly. 

"COVID Challenges for Large Organizations" by Dr. Cheung

Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 9:00AM - 10:30AM (EDT)

"Nothin' to it but to do it" by John Magoon

Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 9:00AM - 10:30AM (EDT)

John will share his perceptions of Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Management and how it overlap with Buisiness Continuity or Continuity of Operations Planning in the Public Sector.


John has worked as a Risk Management Officer at the Maryland Association of Boards of Education for 17 years, providing risk Management consulting services to the members of the Association and both self-insurance Pools.  He is a product of Maryland's Public Schools and the University of Maryland, College Park.  Prior to working at MABE, John worked with several National and International Commercial Insurance Carriers, managing Risk Control Srvices for a variety of clients. 


*Materials from this, and other previous seminars, can be found on our Resources Page

PRIMA Institute Scholarship!

We look forward to continuing our scholarship program pending a COVID-19 resolution.

Complete the Following to Register!


If you have a job opening for a risk management, safety, or insurance related position in your public entity, email the information and we will post it on our website and send out an email blast for FREE!


  • Maryland PRIMA memberships expire at the end of each year.  Visit our Membership page to become a supporter and member of Maryland PRIMA today!  The membership applies to your entity, not just you!  
    • $30.00 for Public Entities​
    • $45.00 for Private Entities
  • Due to COVID-19 concerns and closures, our May 2021 in person meetings has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.  In the meantime, we are offering several virtual seminars that we hope you'll enjoy.
  • Prima National Conference will be virtual, dates will be announced shortly. Visit for more information.​​


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