Previous President's Award Winners

2019 Recipients

President's Award

Judge David Torrey

Judge David Torrey Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry 

In recognition of your dedicated scholarship of workers’ compensation law. Through your work, professionals around the world deepen their knowledge and understanding of workers’ compensation systems.


Frances Perkins Award

Andrew SabolicAndrew Sabolic Assistant Director, Florida 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.


Samuel Gompers Award

The Black Car FundThe Black Car Fund

In recognition of your outstanding efforts “In improving the working conditions of the masses.”  ~ Samuel Gompers, 1916



Award of Merit

Deborah BlevinsDeborah Blevins Deputy Commissioner, Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission

For outstanding contribution of leadership, commitment, and professional talent in furthering the goals of the IAIABC.



Associate Member Award of Merit

Tom GlassonTom Glasson Government Affairs Officer, AIG

For outstanding contribution of leadership, commitment, and professional talent in furthering the goals of the IAIABC.



Outstanding Achievement in EDI

Jeff WillardJeff Willard Lead Business Intelligence Engineer, York Risk Services

For outstanding contribution and commitment to the development of IAIABC Electronic Data Interchange standards for workers’ compensation reporting.