Join the IAIABC EDI Council

The EDI Council serves to promote and manage EDI products to facilitate electronic data interchange reporting for workers’ compensation. Here you can find information on how to apply for EDI Council membership. 

How to Apply

Please complete the EDI Council Membership Application to apply. 


Applications are being accepted October 30 - November 25, 2019. Applicants will receive notification of the status of their application by December 13.


Members serve for a three-year, calendar term. Volunteers are sought for the January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2022 term.

EDI Council Member Responsibilities

In order to meet the EDI Council's goals and work plan, member expectations and responsibilities include: 

  • Participating in EDI Council calls
  • Travel to two face-to-face EDI Council meetings per year
  • Working with EDI Council leaders and members on current projects 
  • Assisting the EDI Council leaders with EDI program strategic direction and governance

Frequently Asked Questions

Who pays for my travel?

EDI Council members are responsible for paying their own travel, accommodation, and conference registration expenses required to fulfil their commitment to participate in face-to-face EDI Council meetings.

When are the face-to-face EDI Council meetings?

In-person EDI Council meetings are scheduled concurrently with the two IAIABC conferences: The Forum (held in spring) and Convention (held in fall).  More about these conferences can be found at

Who is eligible to be an EDI Council member?

Any employee of an IAIABC Jurisdictional or EDI member organization can be an EDI Council member. 

How is the EDI Council organized? 

The EDI Council is a body of twenty-four members, composed of representatives of twelve IAIABC Jurisdictional members and twelve IAIABC EDI members. The EDI Council has a chair and vice chair who are voted into their roles by the EDI Council members. EDI Council members are appointed to a three-year term, also by the IAIABC President. The EDI Council reports to the IAIABC Board of Directors, and is assigned both a board and staff liaison.

How many openings are there?

There are currently eight openings on the EDI Council (4 openings reserved for EDI Members and 4 openings reserved for Jurisdictional Members).