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Carole Walker

Executive Director at Rocky Mountain Insurance Association

Carole Walker has served as Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Insurance Association (RMIA) since 1998. RMIA is a non-profit state trade organization that represents auto, home and business insurance companies in the Rocky Mountain Region.

The RMIA office, headquartered in Denver, is an insurance industry resource for consumer information on insurance, loss prevention and safety issues. Walker serves as an industry spokesperson and advocate in the four-state region of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.

Walker has been at the forefront of insurance industry catastrophe and wildfire preparedness, response, and recovery efforts for more than two decades—acting as a liaison and building alliances between government agencies, fire and emergency management officials, regulators and private sector partners on public policy, mitigation, community programs, education, and risk reduction.

RMIA leads an extensive grassroots legislative network and spearheads key industry legislative and educational initiatives. Walker serves on a variety of boards and stakeholder groups, including the Colorado FAIR Plan, Colorado Homeland Security and All-Hazards Senior Advisory Committee, Colorado Fire Commission, Colorado State Recovery Task Force, Colorado Forest Health Council, Colorado Division of Insurance Producer Advisory Council, Boulder County’s Wildfire Partners, Colorado Society of Association Executives, Colorado Young Drivers Alliance, and the Colorado Emergency Preparedness Partnership. Walker also served for ten years on the Colorado Automobile Prevention Authority.

Walker has a B.A. in broadcast journalism from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. Prior to joining RMIA, Walker worked for 11 years as a television news reporter and anchor for ABC and NBC affiliates in Washington, Montana and Wisconsin.