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New Division Director  - Rachel George Terry

Executive Director Jenney Rees announced the appointment of Rachel George Terry as the new division director for the Utah Division of Risk Management. Rachel replaces Brian Nelson, who served as the division director since 2016. He retired in December 2022 after a 20-year career with the state.
Rachel joins Risk Management after working as the deputy director for the Utah League of Cities and Towns. Rachel has 17 years of experience as a litigator, including complex civil rights cases for the Utah Attorney General’s Office. She worked for the law firm Fabian & Clendenin for eight years and for the Utah Board of Education for two years.
Rachel received her BA from Utah State University (GO AGGIES!!!) and her law degree from BYU. Her experience in the public sector and leadership from a broad background in complex litigation are expected to guide key efforts to fulfill this role and contribute to making the government more efficient and effective.
The Division of Risk Management's role is to ensure and protect state assets, promote safety, and help prevent losses for State Risk Fund participants, which include state agencies, state institutions of higher education, school districts, and participating charter schools.


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Loss Control

Reduces and prevents risks through identification, assessment, treatment, and follow-up.

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Claims

Investigates and handles the processing of claims and related issues.

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Support Services

Statement of Values, Rebates, and Technical Programs.

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Strategy

Applies strategy and analytics to help entities discover the "Why's" behind claim losses.

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Division of Risk Management

The Division of Risk Management's role is to insure and protect State assets, promote safety, and help prevent losses for State Risk Fund participants which include State Agencies, State Institutions of Higher Education, School Districts, and participating Charter Schools. We approach loss control and claims management in a proactive and collaborative way in partnership with our clients.