On April 19,1990, the University of Missouri Governmental Affairs Program Department set up the first statewide meeting forming a Missouri PRIMA Chapter. Since that time, MoPRIMA has met four times a year, with the spring meeting serving as a two-day annual conference.
MoPRIMA was formed to expand opportunities to exchange information about Risk Management at the local level, to contact others in the field with similar interests and problems, and to facilitate governmental risk management representation on a state and local level.
What is PRIMA? Established in 1978, the Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA) is a non-profit education and training organization for public entity risk management practitioners on state and local levels. Through its resources and educational programs, PRIMA helps its public entity members develop effective risk management programs and is dedicated to increasing risk management professionalism in the public sector. Through its conferences, seminars, publications, Webinars and risk management library, PRIMA assists its members in developing cost-effective techniques for handling the unique risk management problems they face.