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 Beth Kilian, 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.

2013-2014 Members (top)

3 persons representing workers

  • Rian Van Leuven, Idaho AFL-CIO, Boise (2017)
  • Larry Kenck, Retired, Teamster Union 582, Post Falls (2015)
  • Mike Batten, Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 648, Pocatello (2016)

3 persons representing employers

  • Roy Galbreaith, J.R. Simplot, Boise (2017)
  • Susan Rhoades, Jacksons Food Stores, Meridian (2015)
  • Craig Mello, Agri Beef Co., Boise (2017)

2 persons representing the insurance industry

  • Mike Haxby, Intermountain Claims, Boise (2017)
  • James Alcorn, State Insurance Fund, Boise (2015)

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

  • Hospital Representative, VACANCY
  • Paul Collins, M.D., Boise (2016)

2 special members

  • Senator John Tippets
  • Representative Douglas Hancey

Minutes of Past Meetings (top)

Future Meetings (top)

The next meeting of the Commission's Advisory Committee is scheduled to be held February 11, 2015 beginning at 9:30 AM in the Industrial Commission's first floor conference room, 700 Clearwater Lane, Boise, Idaho.

Scheduled Advisory Committee Meetings:
  • February 11, 2015
  • May 13, 2015
  • August 12, 2015
  • November 18, 2015