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 Lisa Wichterman, Minnesota Workers' Compensation Division

Vice President Jazz Washington, Kansas Division of Workers' Compensation

Central States Association Spring Seminar

The Central States Association Spring Seminar brings together regulators and private sector leaders from the central region of the US to discuss policy, regulation, and legislation. The Central States Association Spring Seminar in person in Madison, WI has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Central States Association wanted to find a way to still connect and share information on issues affecting the central states. 

The Central States Association Spring Seminar will still take place June 4 - 5, 2020 virtually over Zoom.

Central States Association members and those interested in what's going on in the central states are asked to sign up for the now virtual Central States Association Spring Seminar. Connection information will be sent prior to the meetings. 

Sign up for the Central States Association Spring Seminar

See the schedule and learn more

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.

Western RegionLeadership

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

President Sally Coen, Oregon Workers' Compensation Division

Vice President Katherine Godwin, Nevada Division of Industrial Relations

Treasurer Linda Williams, Washington Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals

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.