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Speaker's Name
Dean Coughenour


Company Name
City of Flagstaff, retired


Dean Coughenour is the Risk Manager for the City of Flagstaff and directs their Risk Management Department, managing a comprehensive risk and safety program that includes reducing risk factors, grass root integration of the risk management decision matrix, safety, insurance, litigation management, Workers' Compensation, training, and facility inspection programs. Coughenour has over 30 years’ experience in proactive Risk Management and has served on various boards and associations including Arizona Municipal Risk Retention board, City of Scottsdale Loss Trust Fund board is a past national board member of PERI (Public Entity Risk and Insurance), past loss trust fund board chair for the City of Scottsdale, past president of PRIMA National and has held various other community leadership positions. He is a frequent speaker on Risk Management topics both at national and local conferences. Serves on the national speaker bureau and is a champion for Risk Management and the employment of the Risk Management decision matrix in day to day operations of public sector entities.

Session List

Building a Culture of Risk Management
Tuesday, June 07th 9:45 AM to 11:00 AM Room: 221 A
Where Have All the Risk Managers Gone?
Wednesday, June 08th 8:30 AM to 9:45 AM Room: 221 C