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.
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 David Sprick, Kansas Division of Workers' Compensation and Ron Rascia, Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission
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 2023 Central States Spring Seminar will take place June 8-9, 2023. Registration will be available spring 2023.
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.
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
The WAWCB holds its annual meeting during the IAIABC Convention and another gathering in-person at The Forum 2023.
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.
The Northeast States Association conducted virtual meetings January 14, January 21, and March 5, 2021. Contact Jessica Faust, email@example.com or 608-410-2215 for more information.
Northeast States Roundtable Discussion - January 14, 2021
Northeast States Telemedicine Panel Discussion - January 21, 2021
Northeast States Virtual Hearings Presentation - March 5, 2021