Middleton, WI – On Thursday, September 29, 2016, members of the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) elected the 2016 – 2017 Board of Directors, with Dave Threedy, Chair, Washington Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals becoming the IAIABC President.
The IAIABC Board of Directors is the governing body of the IAIABC, the largest association of workers’ compensation jurisdictional agencies in North America. The 2016 – 2017 Board of Directors is comprised of leaders from twelve jurisdictional agencies and two ex-officio members.
Frank R. McKay, Chairman of the Georgia State Workers’ Compensation Board was newly elected to the Board of Directors. Frank R. McKay came to the Georgia State Workers’ Compensation Board in 2013 from private practice where he was a partner in the Stewart, Melvin and Frost law firm in Gainesville, Georgia. His practice was concentrated in workers’ compensation, and he tried and presented many cases before the Administrative Law Judges and the Appellate Division of the State Board, and appeals to the Superior Courts and the Georgia Court of Appeals.
Says Dave Threedy, “The IAIABC is working on a number of exciting projects that will help meet the Association’s mission of advancing the efficiency and effectiveness of workers’ compensation systems around the world. The new Board of Directors looks forward to being engaged in these projects and making a positive impact on the work comp industry.”
Members of the Board of Directors include:
President: Dave Threedy, Chair, Washington Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals
President-Elect: Matt Carey, Chief Administrator of Rehabilitation and Education Units, Rhode Island Division of Workers’ Compensation
Vice President: Abbie Hudgens, Administrator, Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
Secretary-Treasurer: Evelyn McGill, Executive Director, Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission
Immediate Past President: R.D. Maynard, Chair, Idaho Industrial Commission
Members at Large
Joachim Breuer, Director General, German Social Accident Insurance
Gary Cannon, Executive Director, South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission
Ron Dressler, Director, Utah Division of Industrial Accidents
Larry Karns, Director, Kansas Division of Workers’ Compensation
Mark Long, Director, Michigan Workers’ Compensation Agency
Frank R. McKay, Chairman, Georgia State Workers’ Compensation Board
Paul Sighinolfi, Executive Director/Chair, Maine Workers’ Compensation Board
Matt Bryant, President, WorkComp Strategies
Jennifer Wolf Horejsh, Executive Director, IAIABC
For more information about the IAIABC Board of Directors, click here.