Pittsburgh,PA (WorkersCompensation.com)- On October 24th, members of the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) elected Evelyn V. McGill as President of the 2019-2020 Board of Directors. The 2019 – 2020 Board of Directors were announced during the IAIABC's Annual Convention, hosted in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. McGill has served on the Board for several years in various capacities including as President Elect, Secretary-Treasurer and a Board Member.
“I am excited to embrace this global opportunity to help advance the IAIABC's work to shape the future of workers' compensation and improve injured worker outcomes. Being chosen to lead an international and national group of world-class workers' compensation professionals truly is an honor and a very humbling experience”, stated McGill.
McGill is the Executive Director of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission. She studied as a Pre-Graduate Fellow at the University of Virginia and has a Master of Business Administration from Virginia Tech, Master of Public Administration from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Commonwealth University. Prior to becoming Executive Director at the Commission in 2013, she served as Deputy Chief of Administration and Executive Director for 14 years with the City of Richmond's Police Department and in various other senior executive level positions in state, local and private organizations.
The International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions is a not-for-profit association representing government agencies charged with the administration of workers' compensation systems as well as other workers' compensation professionals in the private sector. Its membership is comprised of hundreds of national and international organizations. Its mission is to find solutions to reduce harm and aid recovery from occupational injuries and illnesses. Learn more about the IAIABC at www.iaiabc.org.
About The Commission The Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission (VWC), established in 1918, is an independent judicial and administrative state agency that oversees the workers' compensation system for employees, employers, and insurers. VWC interprets and applies the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act and resolves claims through hearings and mediation. A 2018 Oregon study ranked Virginia as the tenth-lowest cost system in the nation. Leading the way in electronic data and claims filing systems, in 2018 VWC processed over 46,000 claims and issued over 4,000 judicial opinions. VWC also administers the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund, the Uninsured Employer's Fund, and adjudicates claims under the Virginia Birth-Related Neurological Injury Compensation Program. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, VWC operates regional offices in Bristol, Virginia Beach, Roanoke, Harrisonburg, Manassas, and Fairfax.