Administering Idaho's Workers' Compensation Law

Advisory Committee

About the Committee (top)

The Industrial Commission receives guidance from the Workers' Compensation Advisory Committee.The Committee will seek public input and participation in its deliberations. Recommendations for adding legislation or other issues to the agenda for the next meeting should be submitted to Kamerron Monroe, Commission Secretary, Industrial Commission, P.O. Box 83720, Boise, Idaho  83720-0041, telephone (208) 334-6017. Please include supporting documentation such as a statement of the problem, draft legislation, or other information that would help.

2015-2016 Members (top)

3 persons representing workers

  • Aaron White, Idaho AFL-CIO, Boise (2017)
  • Larry Kenck, Retired, Teamster Union 582, Post Falls (2018)
  • Dave Anderson, Plumbers & Pipefitters Local #648, Pocatello (2019)

3 persons representing employers

  • Roy Galbreaith, J.R. Simplot, Boise (2017)
  • Dane Higdem, Glanbia, Twin Falls (2018)
  • Craig Mello, Agri Beef Co., Boise (2017) Also Current Committee Chairman

2 persons representing the insurance industry

  • Mike Haxby, Intermountain Claims, Boise (2017)
  • Connie Barnett, State Insurance Fund, Boise (2018)

2 attorneys primarily representing claimants

  • James Arnold, Petersen Parkinson & Arnold, Idaho Falls (2017)
  • John Greenfield, Huntley Law Firm, Boise (2016)

2 attorneys primarily representing employers

  • Susan Veltman, Breen Veltman Wilson PLLC, Boise (2017)
  • Gardner Skinner, Cantrell Skinner Sullivan & King, LLP, Boise (2016)

2 persons, one (1) of whom primarily represents the interest of hospitals, and one (1) of whom primarily represents the interest of physicians

  • HOSPITALS: Brian Whitlock, Idaho Hospital Association, Boise (2018)
  • PHYSICIANS: Paul Collins, M.D., Boise (2016)

2 special members

  • Senator Jim Patrick, 2nd Term - District 25 (Jerome & Twin Falls Counties)
  • Vacant

2016 Minutes of Past Meetings (top)