The annual President’s Awards honor those who demonstrate commitment and achievement in reducing harm and aiding recovery from occupational injuries and illnesses.
Congratulations to the recipients of the IAIABC 2023 President's Awards. The presentation of the President's Awards took place during the IAIABC 109th Convention in September 2023.
Jennifer Wolf, President and CEO, Minnesota Workers' Compensation Insurers Association
In appreciation for dedicated leadership and service to the IAIABC and international workers’ compensation community.
Past President's Award
Gregor Kemper, Director of International Relations, German Social Accident Insurance (DGUV)
In recognition of leadership and service to the IAIABC.
Frances Perkins Award
Matt Carey, Chief Administrator, Rhode Island Division of Workers' Compensation
For following in the footsteps of Frances Perkins, U.S. Secretary of Labor and IAIABC President, who was a role model for innovation and progressive leadership in workers' compensation and social security.
International Collaboration Award
Evelyn McGill, Executive Director, Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
For excellence in promoting collaboration and understanding between international workers’ compensation and social security agencies.
Samuel Gompers Award
Sean Egan, Deputy Director, Michigan Department of Labor & Economic Opportunity
In recognition of your outstanding efforts “In improving the working conditions of the masses.” ~ Samuel Gompers, 1916
Award of Merit
Theresa McGowan-Srocyzk, Dispute Resolution Section Manager, Montana Employment Standards Division
For outstanding contribution of leadership, commitment, and professional talent in furthering the goals of the IAIABC.
Outstanding Achievement in EDI
Myra Chang, Managing Director, Travelers
For outstanding contribution and commitment to the development of IAIABC Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) standards for workers’ compensation reporting.
Associate Member Award of Merit
Kathy Bray, SVP and Chief Legal Officer, SFM Mutual Insurance Company
For outstanding contribution of leadership, commitment, and professional talent in furthering the goals of the IAIABC