The Oregon Workers’ Compensation Claims Association (WCCA) is a professional organization whose mission is to provide education and training on issues relevant to the professional goals of those we serve.

From the entire WCCA Board we would like to wish you all a Happy New Year! We are very excited for 2018 and all the events we have planned. Get out your calendars and check off the list below as we start the new year.

2018-2019 Schedule of Events

**March 14, 2018 Luncheon – 1.0 Credit

2018 March WCCA Luncheon Flyer

Topic: “Investigating and Defending Sexual Harassment Claims in the Workplace”.

Presented by:

Steve Starkel, President of Miles Investigations

Kelly J. Niemeyer, Partner at Reinisch Wilson and Weier

Crowne Plaza in Lake Oswego
DATE: Wednesday – March 14, 2018
TIME: 11:15 AM – Registration
11:30 AM – Lunch
12:00 PM – Speaker
LOCATION: Crowne Plaza in Lake Oswego
14811 Kruse Oaks Drive
Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Phone 503-624-8400 Fax 503-639-0857

COST: $30.00 Members/ $35.00 Non-Members

REGISTRATION: Online- https://www.wccaonline.org/events/luncheon-registration/
*All reserved seats must be paid for including no-shows, as WCCA pays for a guaranteed number of attendees.
PRE-REGISTER BY March 2, 2018

April 10, 2018 Spring Seminar in Wilsonville, Holiday Inn- Speaker Lineup to be announced shortly!!

May 9, 2018 Luncheon / The Crowne Plaza, Lake Oswego: Cliffton Bong, MD Infectious Disease Specialist thru Integrity Medical will do a MRSA discussion

August 28, 2018 Golf Tournament

October 9, 2018 Fall Seminar in Wilsonville, Holiday Inn

November 14, 2018 Luncheon- Topic to be announced Sponsored by Sunrise Medical Consultants

December 12, 2018 Holiday Party / Embassy Suites, Tigard

Our board is pleased to announce the addition of Barb Rempfer with Port of Portland who will be taking on the role of secretary this year.

If you have other members on your teams that would like to be included in the WCCA announcements please let us know via email and we can add them to the email distribution list. We don’t want anyone to miss out in 2018!!

We look forward to seeing you at all the events that follow.

Here’s to a successful 2018 for us all!!

Thank you,


WCCA President

2018 WCCA Board

Debbie Collins – ExamWorks

Barb Renpfer – Port of Portland

Professional Member
Jeanette Decker – Providence MCO

Ken Wagner – MES Solutions

Eric Dienberg – UPS

Past President
Laurel Hensley – Sather, Byerly & Holloway, LLP

Member(s) at Large

TBA- Coming Soon- people you will know and like, hopefully just as much as we do!!

In loving memory for her dedication and commitment to the people involved with the WCCA

Melissa Schnell – City of Portland

June 7th, 1964 to May 13th, 2017