Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Bureau of Workers’ Compensation recently announced it is requesting nominations for the fourth annual Sue Ann Head Award for Excellence in Workers’ Compensation.
Nominees must have been involved in the Tennessee workers’ compensation system for a minimum of five years in one of the following categories: employer or employer’s representative, employee representative, service provider, claims professional, medical provider, or legal profession.
Nominations will be judged on the nominee’s positive contributions to the Tennessee workers’ compensation system. The nominee’s contributions should reflect the Bureau’s mission of fulfilling the promise of workers’ compensation. Nominations will be judged by a panel of leading industry professionals.
Nominations will be accepted through Monday, April 4, 2022. Announcement of the recipient of the award will be made during the 25th Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Education Conference at the Embassy Suites (Nashville SE) in Murfreesboro.
Questions about the nomination process and completed nomination forms should be directed to Ms. Janie Dorris at Janie.L.Dorris@tn.gov.
Nominate here: TN BWC: Sue Ann Head Head Award for Excellence Nomination
About Sue Ann Head
Ms. Sue Ann Head, former Administrator of the Division of Workers’ Compensation until February 2011, led with her mind and taught with her heart. For 30 years, she led the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Division through reforms in 1992 and 2004 which led to the implementation of several programs like Benefit Review, Case Management, Utilization Review, Uninsured Employers Fund. Her service to workers’ compensation was not limited to state government. Sue Ann served on the Executive Committee and president in 1991 of the Southern Association of Workers’ Compensation Administrators. She also served on the Board of Trustees for the International Workers’ Compensation Foundation, Inc. (IWCF). Sue Ann passed away in May of 2018.
Source: TN BWC