Christine is the Trust Administrator/CAO for both the workers' compensation and property/casualty pooled trusts which are self-insurance programs for local governments in Pennsylvania. In this role, her responsibilities include overseeing the administration, operations of programs, management of finance, and strategic plan of the organizations. She has been a part of MRM since 1986.
Christine began her career with the Allegheny League of Municipalities and Municipal Risk Management, leaving thirteen years later to start a family. She re-joined the MRM team in March of 2011 then later held the position of Deputy TA/Chief Financial Officer until September of 2021 when she was appointed as the Trust Administrator.
John has served as the Risk Manager of Municipal Risk Management since its creation in 1982.
Prior to his service with MRM, he spent seven years as a local government administrator.
A graduate of Duquesne University, he is a member of the Society of Property & Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) and holds the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) professional designation.
He is a past president and current treasurer of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the national Public Risk Management Association (PRIMA), serves as a risk management peer consultant for the Governor's Center for Local Government Services as well as an instructor on insurance/risk management for a variety of public and private sector organizations.
Donna Cox-Bird is a Senior Claims Adjuster with an Associate in Claims (AIC) designation. AIC is a professional designation administered by the Insurance Institute of America that provides claims professionals with enhanced skills and expertise in claims handling issues.
She has 24 years of claim handling experience.
Meghan Graham has been a Claims Adjuster in the MRM Trust Claims Department since October 2010. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology (Human Services) from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2005, and became a Certified Disability Management Specialist (CDMS) in 2010.
Prior to MRM, Meghan worked for Hoover Rehabilitation Services, Inc. as a Vocational Counselor.
Rochelle Johnson is the newest claims adjuster with MRM Trust. She earned her bachelor’s in Healthcare Business Administration in 2018.
Prior to MRM, Rochelle worked for Workwell as a billing and accounts receivable administrator for Workers’ Compensation.
Marlene has held the title of Office of the Secretary for MRM since 1981.
She performs the duties incident to the Office of Secretary and such other duties assigned to her by the Chairman or the Board of Directors.
Lorie Mertz joined MRM in February 2017 as the part-time bookkeeper and as of October 2021 became the full-time Finance Assistant.
She earned her Bachelor’s in Accounting from Robert Morris College.