MATE Seminars
7224 N Par Alley
Idaho Falls ID 83401


For seminar registration, purchases, or product availability questions please use the form to the right or email Barbara at

For syllabus or mathematics questions please email Dustin at

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Dustin Conrad
Author and Instructor
Dustin has a diverse array of work experience including benefits consulting, health insurance actuarial roles, experimental design statistician, and a university instructor. Dustin enjoys discussing how math and models combine to explain occurrences in our everyday world. He has earned a master’s degree in Statistics with an emphasis in Actuarial Science. He is in his sixth year of teaching with MATE Seminars, and teaches all of our Group and Health seminars. When not at work, Dustin loves being active outside, practicing yoga, and riding motorcycles.

Mark Bird, 
During his career, Mark has worked on almost all types of health insurance products. He has been responsible for pricing, reserving, managing, and performing all other actuarial functions for these products. Mark began preparing study guides and seminars for the Course 8 health exam in 2003. He continued teaching seminars through the Spring 2019 season. Mark has also been a grader for SOA written-answer exams.

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