From the Presidents’ Desk

Cecilia A. Quiambao

Risk and Safety Officer
City of Petaluma

Rhonda Stribling

Director, Clinical Services

View the full list of chapter board members.

Welcome to the DMEC Northern California (San Francisco) chapter. We invite you to attend one of our upcoming events. Our meetings are a great place for employers, carriers, brokers, and consultants to learn about current disability and absence management trends and issues. They also provide a unique way to meet with other local disability management professionals to network and offer feedback.

We are actively seeking meeting partners to support our chapter at a grassroots level. If your company is interested in becoming a meeting partner, please contact us at to discuss further.

Join Our Mailing List

If you’d like to receive email invitations for upcoming chapter meetings, please contact us at and request to be added to the chapter mailing list.

If you don’t see an upcoming event listed, please check back. Meetings are added throughout the year.


Our chapter meetings are held four times per year from 11:00 am-2:00pm. Lunch, networking opportunities, and a presentation are provided. Attendees are a mix of employers and suppliers, and employers are represented by staff from employee benefits, disability, case management, safety, and workers’ compensation.

We focus on providing education and information on a variety of disability and absence management topics. We encourage you to attend and provide ideas for interesting and meaningful discussion topics.


All DMEC chapter meetings qualify for CPDM CEUs. Pick up a CPDM CEU reporting form at the close of each meeting. Any other CEUs provided for the meeting will be listed on the event details page.

Meeting Partners

We are seeking individual meeting partnerships to support chapter activities throughout the year. Local vendors are recognized at the event. If you would like to learn more about partnering with us for chapter events, please contact us at

Meeting Location

To serve professionals throughout the Bay area, our meetings are held in different locations. Check the event details page for location information.


Event fees include lunch and may vary for special events or longer meetings, but registration fees are typically:

  • DMEC members*: $55
  • Nonmembers: $65

*All employees of a DMEC member organization enjoy a variety of benefits, including reduced chapter fees.

Please register online for each event. You can pay by credit card or select the “Pay by Check Onsite” option. If paying by check, please bring a check (or cash) to the meeting for the full registration fee. Checks can be made payable to DMEC.

Substitutions and Cancellations

Substitutions are accepted; however, these must be made by the RSVP date indicated on the event details page. To make a substitution, contact or 800.789.3632, ext. 101.

Cancellation for a refund is required by the RSVP date indicated on the event details page. To request a refund, contact or 800.789.3632, ext. 101.


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Upon request, a receipt is provided at the meeting. Members can download a receipt by logging into their DMEC Account. Select “My Account”, then “Orders”. Select the specific order and print.

Below are resources from our 2016 events.