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Advisory Board

Executive Director
Lanette Hanson

Conference Chairs
Denise Evans, Director of WC Claims (Staffmark)
Kurt Leisure, Vice President, Risk Services/Assets Protection (The Cheesecake Factory)
Dan Holden, Risk Manager (BBSI)
Robert Cartwright Jr., Division Manager, Environmental-Health-Safety and Sustainability (Bridgestone)
Judie Tsanopoulos, CPDM, ARM, Director, Injury Prevention & Ergonomics (Providence St. Joseph Health)
Heidi Bastien, Director of Risk Management (El Pollo Loco)
Carol Lucas, Workers' Compensation Manager (L3 Technologies)
Scott Ritto, VP Risk Management (Kilroy Realty Corporation)
Linda Locklear, Sr. Casualty Claims Consultant (Aon
Shaun Jackson, Executive Director of Risk & Insurance (Panda Restaurant Group)
Ron Gray, Risk Manager (Rowland Unified School District)
Eric Spalsbury, Director of Risk Management (Stanley Steemer
Sheryl Higa, Risk Management Analyst (Farmer Brothers)
Tyrone Spears, Workers' Compensation Administrator (City of Los Angeles)

Legal Chair
Brian Egan, Partner (Laughlin, Falbo, Levy & Moresi LLP)

Medical Chair
Douglas Benner, MD, Medical Director (Marriott International)

Board Members
Stephanie Creech, Risk Manager (ODW Logistics, Inc)
Barry Wilson, Risk Manager (Phillips Edison
Monica M. Lichtenstein, VP of Operations (EK Health)
Fernando Barajas, Risk Manager (UPS)
Rick Sumner, Director of Risk Management (Ulta Beauty)
Dawn Watkins, Director (Los Angeles Unified School District)
Michael Simmons, Director of Risk Management (Riverside Community College District)
John Shin, Director of Risk Management (Monarch Landscape Companies)
Erika Freiling, Senior Claims Adjuster (Markel Corp)
Loyella Coutts, Director of Human Resources (Continental Currency Services)
Mike Alio, Director of Risk Management (County of Orange)
Michelle Middendorf (Stanley Steemer)
Sarah Cato, Senior Manager of Risk & Insurance (Rubio's Restaurant, Inc.)
Diana Rich, Risk Management (Foundation Building Materials)
Becky Yee, Risk Manager (County of LA, Community Development Commission)
Judie Tsanopoulos, CPDM, ARM, Director, Injury Prevention & Ergonomics (Providence St. Joseph Health)

Honorary Board Members - Retired

Scott Gardner (California State Compensation Insurance Fund)
Ronnie Caplane, (Zenith Insurance Company, Former Chair of the WCAB)
William Zachry (Sedgwick)
Cora Lee (State of California)
Jon Wroten (Sedgwick)
Drenee Miners (Gallagher Bassett)

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