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Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation (CHSWC)

Commission Members

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Commissioners are appointed by the Governor and the Legislature. Labor Code 75 establishes that two of the employer and two of the labor members of the Commission shall be appointed by the Governor for a total of four members. The Senate Committee on Rules and the Speaker of the Assembly shall each appoint one employer and one labor representative for a total of four members. Chairpersons are selected from the eight member Commission, and alternate between employer and labor representation annually.

Labor

Doug Bloch

Doug Bloch
Political Director
Teamsters Joint Council 7
Appointed by the Governor

Christine Bouma Christine Bouma

President
Capitol Connection
Appointed by the Governor

Shelley Kessler

Shelley Kessler
Executive Secretary Treasurer
San Mateo Co. Central Labor Council
Appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly

Angie Wei

Angie Wei (Chair, 2014)
Legislative Director
California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO
Appointed by the Senate

Employer

Martin Brady

Martin Brady
Executive Director
Schools Insurance Authority
Appointed by the Governor

Sean McNally

Sean McNally
President
KBA Engineering
Appointed by the Governor

Kristen Schwenkmeyer

Kristen Schwenkmeyer
President
Gordon and Schwenkmeyer
Appointed by the Senate

Daniel Bagan

Daniel Bagan
Risk Manager, West Region
United Parcel Service
Appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly

Commission operations and staff are managed by
Lachlan Taylor, Acting Executive Officer



May 2014