Former RW Attorney Paul Sighinolfi Elected to International Workers’ Comp Association

By Rudman Winchell Attorney

Governor LePage commends chair of Maine’s Workers’ Comp Board

AUGUSTA – Paul H. Sighinolfi, chair and executive director of the Maine Workers’ Compensation Board, has been
elected to the 2013-14 Executive Committee of the International Association of
Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions. IAIABC is North America’s oldest
workers’ compensation association.

As executive director of the Workers’ Comp Board, Sighinolfi is a member of Governor Paul R. LePage’s Cabinet.

“The election of Paul Sighinolfi to the IAIABC demonstrates the faith leaders in this industry have in the Maine
workers’ compensation system,” said Governor LePage. “He oversees a system that has improved the provision of benefits to injured workers, controlled costs and
worked to improve the business climate in the State of Maine.”

The Executive Committee provides strategic leadership and financial oversight for the association and is
comprised of 10 agency executives and the chair of Associate Member Counsel.
The board shapes the IAIABC initiatives to “advance the efficiency and
effectiveness of workers’ compensation systems throughout the world.”
The 2013-2014 IAIABC Executive Committee was voted in unanimously by the membership at the IAIABC’s annual
convention held October 3 in San Diego, California. The IAIABC is a non-profit,
non-partisan association representing most of the United States, Canadian
Provinces, and other nations and territories. Its mission is to advance the
administration of workers’ compensation systems throughout the world through
education, research and information sharing.


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