The Actuarial Committee advises the Governing Committee with respect to pure premium rates. In addition, the Actuarial Committee conducts research, reviews rating values contained in the Experience Rating Plan, reviews methodologies used in developing the rating values reflected in the WCIRB's advisory rating plans and provides guidance on the actuarial and research functions performed by the WCIRB. The Actuarial Committee is comprised of actuaries, who are Fellows of the Casualty Actuarial Society. The members of the Actuarial Committee are appointed by the President of the WCIRB, with the exception of the actuary representing State Compensation Insurance Fund and the actuary retained by the public members of the Governing Committee.

Current Insurer Members and Representatives

Joel Clark – Accident Fund Group, Inc.
Mauro Garcia – Zurich North America 
Ika Irsan – Republic Indemnity Company of America 
Matt Jahnke – Copperpoint Insurance Companies
Neal Leibowitz – Liberty Mutual Group
Joanne Ottone – Berkshire Hathaway Homestate Companies 
Kate Smith – State Compensation Insurance Fund 
Bryan Ware – AmTrust Financial Services 
Chris Westermeyer – Travelers Property Casualty Company of America

Public Member

Mark Priven

Scheduled Meetings

Meeting dates of the Actuarial Committee are shown below.​

  • Tuesday, February 13, 2024
  • Thursday, March 21, 2024
  • Thursday, April 11, 2024
  • Thursday, June 27, 2024
  • Tuesday, September 17, 2024
  • Tuesday, December 10, 2024

Committee Meeting Documents

View agendas, minutes and other materials related to the Governing Committee meetings at the bottom of the Committee and Working Groups page.