Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Self-Insurers Association (TNSIA) recently announced that Jill Talbert was appointed as their executive director. Among other duties, Jill will serve as the association’s lobbyist in Nashville. She will work to initiate and promote changes in workers’ compensation law before the Tennessee General Assembly and the Tennessee Departments of Labor and Insurance.
Talbert, who formed her own government relations practice in 2012, has extensive government relations experience in the public and private sectors. She is a licensed attorney who has spent the majority of her career in trade association representation, most recently as an in-house lobbyist for the Tennessee Hospital Association.
Talbert is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Governmental Affairs Committee and the Tennessee Lobbyists Association, for which she serves on the Board of Directors. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Communications from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and her Juris Doctorate from the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law at the University of Memphis.