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Classification and Rating Committee

The Classification and Rating Committee's primary responsibility is to review proposed changes to the Insurance Commissioner's workers' compensation insurance regulations and provide recommendations to the Governing Committee with respect to these changes. Additionally, the Classification and Rating Committee provides guidance to the WCIRB on a wide variety of administrative matters. The Classification and Rating Committee is comprised of six private insurers, elected by the membership, and State Compensation Insurance Fund. The Insurance Commissioner, or his designated representative, is entitled to attend all meetings of the Classification and Rating Committee.

Members

John Bennett, Preferred Employers Insurance Company
Sarah Elston, Zenith Insurance Company
Reggie Fradkin, Republic Indemnity Company of America
Steven Schafer, Pacific Compensation Insurance Company
Geeta Shah, State Compensation Insurance Fund
Ellen Sonkin, National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh PA
Matt Zender, Security National Insurance Company

Scheduled Meetings

Future meeting dates of the Classification and Rating Committee are shown below.

  • Tuesday, January 22, 2019
  • Tuesday, March 19, 2019
  • Tuesday, May 7, 2019
  • Thursday, May 30, 2019 (conference call)
  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019
  • Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Committee Meeting Documents

View agendas, minutes and other materials related to the Classification and Rating Committee meetings in the Committee Documents section.