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

Dustin Conrad
Author and Instructor
Dustin has work experience in benefits consulting, commercial and government insurance, experimental design consulting, and teaching.
He enjoys discussing how math and models combine to explain occurrences in our everyday world. He has earned a master’s degree in the fields of Actuarial Science and Statistics. He is in his fourth year of teaching with MATE Seminars, and teaches all three of our Group and Health exam prep seminars.

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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