ST. PAUL, MN – Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman today announced two new appointments to the Minnesota FAIR Plan Board of Directors. FAIR Plan is Minnesota’s statutorily created limited property insurer for those properties not able to obtain coverage from the private market.
Commissioner Rothman also appointed a new member to the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Insurance Association (MWCIA). The MWCIA is a data service organization for workers compensation data collection, analysis, and products.
“These individuals will bring knowledge of insurance-related issues, unique experiences in the workplace, and the diverse perspectives to important insurance matters,” said Commissioner Rothman. “We look forward to their exemplary service to the State of Minnesota in these new appointments.”
Minnesota FAIR Plan Board of Directors
Mike McHugh, President of Midwest Construction Group and the former Executive Director of the National Association of Minority Contractors, Midwest region, will serve on the FAIR Plan Board. McHugh brings extensive experience in the construction and mortgage industries to the Board.
Thom Peterson, Director of Government Relations for the Minnesota Farmers Union, will serve on the FAIR Plan Board. Peterson’s in-depth understanding of the FAIR Plan stems from his outreach and work in rural communities, having dealt with insurability issues on Minnesota farms.
Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Insurance Association (MWCIA)
Kevin Greggerson, Program Administrator of the Union Construction Workers’ Compensation Program for Wilson-McShane Corporation will serve on the MWCIA. Greggerson brings a vast knowledge of workers’ compensation issues to the MWCIA.
More information about the Minnesota FAIR Plan can be found online at www.mnfairplan.org. Additional information about the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Insurance Association (MWCIA) can be found online at www.mwcia.org.