The WCRA Board of Directors and staff are responsible for the management of the Association, but employees of many member companies provide a wealth of expertise by serving on WCRA advisory committees. Six standing committees meet regularly throughout the year to review the Association’s operating practices and to advise the Board on WCRA policies. Committees are chaired by a member of the Board and usually consist of seven to nine representatives from member companies. Here are summaries of the responsibilities of each committee.

Actuarial Committee

Chair: Jane Jasper Krumrie - Federated Insurance Companies
WCRA staff liaison: Lynn Carroll
The Actuarial Committee reviews the development of the Association’s annual premium rates and advises the Board on actuarial methodologies and assumptions used in the rate development and reserving processes.

Audit and Financial Compliance Committee

Chair: Bob Lund - State Fund Mutual
WCRA staff liaison: David McKee
The Audit and Financial Compliance Committee monitors the financial operations of the WCRA and makes recommendations to the Board on financial matters, including the annual selection of an outside auditor to audit the WCRA’s financial statements.

Personnel Committee

Chair: Allison Waggoner - DCI, Inc. 
WCRA staff liaison: Cynthia Smith
The Personnel Committee advises the Board of Directors on issues relating to WCRA benefits, compensation, and personnel policy issues.

Investment Committee

Chair: Mansco Perry - Minnesota State Board of Investment
WCRA staff liaison: David McKee
The Investment Committee advises the Board of Directors on the development of objectives for the WCRA’s investment policy and formulates guidelines to direct the work of the investment managers, custodian, and WCRA staff.

Member Advisory Committee

Chair: Michele Spencer - ECUMEN 
WCRA staff liaison: Natalie Haefner
The Member Advisory Committee monitors and evaluates the services provided by the WCRA to its members, determines members' needs, and advises the Board of Directors regarding member services.