Regional Associations

Central States Association

The Central States Association is an association of jurisdictional workers' compensation agencies from the central region of the U.S., including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. To learn more, view the Constitution of the Central States Association.

Central States Region

Leadership

The leaders of the Central States Association are from member jurisdictions, and are voted on by the membership to one year terms. 

President Steven Peters, Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, Workers' Compensation Division

Vice President TBD

Central States Association Spring Seminar

The Central States Association Spring Seminar brings together regulators and private sector leaders from the central region of the U.S. to discuss policy, regulation, and legislation.  The 2022 Central States Spring Seminar took place June 9-10, 2022.

2022 Spring Seminar Materials

Essential Recommendations of the 1972 National Commission on State Workmen's Compensation Laws

Non-Essential Recommendations of the 1972 National Commission on State Workmen's Compensation Laws

Article on the 50th Anniversary of the 1972 National Commission on State Workmen's Compensation Laws

Minnesota Penalty Authority by Ethan Landy

Courtroom Trends and What's to Come by David Larson

Planning Your Innovation Journey by Deborah Watkins

COVID-19 and Claims Measures Survey Results by Lisa Anne Bickford

Past Central States Seminar Materials

Western Association of Workers' Compensation Boards (WAWCB)

The Western Association of Workers' Compensation Boards (WAWCB) is an association of jurisdictional workers' compensation agencies from the western region of the U.S. including Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

Western RegionLeadership

The leaders of the WAWCB are from member jurisdictions and are voted to one year terms by the membership. 

President Jason Swant, Montana Department of Labor and Industry Employment Relations Division

Vice President Matt West, Oregon Workers' Compensation Division

Meetings

The WAWCB holds its annual meeting during the IAIABC Convention.

The WAWCB will also begin holding teleconferences to discuss issues of common interest to jurisdictions in the western region of the U.S.


Northeast States Association

The Northeast States Association is an association of jurisdictional workers' compensation agencies from the north east region of the U.S., including Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.Northeast States

Meeting

The Northeast States Association conducted virtual meetings January 14, January 21, and March 5, 2021. Contact Jessica Faust, jfaust@iaiabc.org or 608-410-2215 for more information.

Powerpoint Presentations:

Telehealth Powerpoint

Recordings:

Northeast States Roundtable Discussion - January 14, 2021

Northeast States Telemedicine Panel Discussion - January 21, 2021

Northeast States Virtual Hearings Presentation - March 5, 2021