Twenty-Five Individuals Earn IAIABC Foundations Educational Program Credential

IAIABC News ,

The International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) is proud to announce that twenty-five individuals have successfully completed its 2020 Foundations of Workers’ Compensation Program. Each of them has earned the “Foundations of Workers’ Compensation” digital credential, the most of any year in the history of the Foundations Program.

The IAIABC Foundations of Workers’ Compensation Program is a comprehensive educational program for jurisdictional agency staff, covering regulatory, policy, and administrative topics such as medical management, dispute resolution, data reporting, return to work, and the claims process.

Evelyn McGill, IAIABC President and Executive Director of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission (VWC), comments, “Members of Team VWC have taken part in the Foundations Program over the years and each has grown in their knowledge and understanding of workers’ compensation systems as a whole. The Foundations Program has had a positive impact on their work for the Commission and will help them throughout their careers in workers’ compensation.”

The IAIABC offers congratulations to:

Angelica Anaya Allen, New Mexico Workers' Compensation Administration

Michael Bartow, Montana Dept. of Labor and Industry Employment Relations Division

India Baylor, Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission

Mike Bedard, Idaho Industrial Commission

Sandy Cannon, Tennessee Bureau of Workers' Compensation

Lindsay Choiniere, Vermont Department of Labor

Taylor Duran, Colorado Division of Workers' Compensation

Maurice Fuller, Nevada Division of Insurance

Elizabeth Gonzalez, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

Jasmine Harvey-Ware, Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission

Michelle Hueston Green, New Mexico Workers' Compensation Administration

David Indovina, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

Kyle Jones, Tennessee Bureau of Workers' Compensation

Heather Judd, Vermont Department of Labor

Lee Knox, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

Thomas Lindsay, Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court

Loretta Lopez, New Mexico Workers' Compensation Administration

Jenna Marshall, Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court

Emily McDonough, Michigan Workers' Disability Compensation Agency

Jonathan Mondrey, Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission

Biancca Salazar, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

Todd Scott, Missouri Department of Labor

Susan Stenman, Colorado Division of Workers' Compensation

Lisa Stieg, North Dakota Workforce Safety & Insurance

Milvia Valladares, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

The IAIABC Foundations Program looks forward to engaging its next cohort of agency staff looking to increase and enhance their knowledge of workers’ compensation systems. To learn more about the Foundations Program, visit www.iaiabc.org/foundations-program.

About the IAIABC

The International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions is a not-for-profit association representing government agencies charged with the administration of workers’ compensation systems as well as other workers’ compensation professionals in the private sector. Its mission is to find solutions to reduce harm and aid recovery from occupational injuries and illnesses. Learn more about the IAIABC at www.iaiabc.org.

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Contact: Heather Lore, IAIABC Communications and Engagement Director
Phone: (608) 410-2220
Email: hlore@iaiabc.org