IAIABC Elects 2021-2022 Board of Directors

IAIABC News ,

The International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) announced the election of its 2021 – 2022 Board of Directors during the IAIABC’s Annual Business Meeting on October 28, 2021.

The IAIABC is pleased to welcome Dr. Gregor Kemper, Director of International Relations, German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV), as IAIABC President. Dr. Kemper is the first President to represent Germany in the Association’s 107-year history. New members of the Board of Directors are Shannon Bishop, Chief Judge, Louisiana Office of Workers’ Compensation; Terrance D’souza, Executive Director, Advanced Analytics, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board; and Phillip Germain, CEO, Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board.

“Through strategic decisions and actions, the IAIABC has built strong relationships with leaders in work injury insurance institutions around the world. The information and experiences we have shared has helped strengthen not only the IAIABC, but each of us individually as well as our organizations. I look forward to working with the Board of Directors, including its three new members, on furthering the IAIABC’s mission,” states Dr. Kemper.

Members of the 2021 – 2022 Board of Directors

Officers

President: Dr. Gregor Kemper, Director of International Relations, German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV)

President-Elect: Mark Long, Deputy Director, Michigan Workers’ Disability Compensation Agency

Vice President: Anna Hui, Director, Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations

Secretary-Treasurer: Robert Doucette, Director, New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Administration

Immediate Past President: Ron Dressler, Director, Utah Division of Industrial Accidents


Members at Large

Dato’ Sri Dr. Mohammed Azman Aziz Mohammed, Chief Executive Officer, Social Security Organisation of Malaysia

Shannon Bishop, Chief Judge, Louisiana Office of Workers’ Compensation

Terrance D’souza, Executive Director, Advanced Analytics, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board

Phillip Germain, CEO, Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board

Victoria Kennedy, Assistant Director, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries

Ann Shannon, Chief of Claims Policy & Support, Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation

Bill Wheeler, Deputy Administrator, Montana Employment Relations Division

Scott Weiant, Deputy Secretary Compensation and Insurance, Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry

Ex-Officio Members

Tom Glasson, Director of Regulatory Affairs, AIG

Jennifer Wolf, Executive Director, IAIABC

For more information about the IAIABC Board of Directors, please visit www.iaiabc.org/board-of-directors

About the IAIABC

Founded in 1914, the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions is a not-for-profit association representing most of the government agencies charged with the administration of workers’ compensation systems throughout the United States, Canada, and other nations and territories as well as other workers’ compensation professionals in the private sector. Its mission is to advance the efficiency and effectiveness of workers’ compensation systems throughout the world. It is governed by a Board of Directors of jurisdictional agency leaders and maintains a staff headquarters in Middleton, Wisconsin, USA. Learn more at www.iaiabc.org.

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Contact: Heather Lore, Communications and Engagement Director, IAIABC

Phone: +1 (608) 841-2017

Email: hlore@iaiabc.org