Workers' Compensation Board of Magistrates

The Workers' Compensation Board of Magistrates, an autonomous entity in the Michigan Administrative Hearing System, hears administrative claims for benefits and resolves disputes arising under the Workers' Disability Compensation Act.
The Board of Magistrates consists of 17 members, each serving 4 year terms. The appointments to this board are subject to the advise and consent of the Senate.
 

Statute

 

Contact Information

Lisa Klaeren
Chairperson, Primary Liaison
Workers' Compensation Agency
Phone: (269) 544-4440
Fax: (269) 544-4444
Email: klaerenl@michigan.gov 
 

Members


Vacant
Term expires 1/26/19


Keith Castora, Canton
Term expires 1/26/21


Robert TimmonsGrand Rapids
Term expires 1/26/21


John Housefield, Haslett
Term expires 1/26/21


Jane Colombo, Grosse Pointe
Term expires 1/26/21


David Williams, Grosse Pointe Woods
Term expires 1/26/21


Lisa Woons, Grand Rapids
Term expires 1/26/21


John Sims, Marshall
Term expires 1/26/21

 

David DeGraw, Grand Rapids
Term expires 1/26/23

Michael Heck, Troy
Term expires 1/26/23

Louis Ognisanti, Saginaw
Term expires 1/26/23


David Grunewald, Grosse Pointe
Term expires 1/26/23


Chris D. Slater, Grand Rapids
Term expires 1/26/23


Philip D. Santina, Howell
Term expires 1/26/23


Luke McMurray, Grand Blanc
Term expires 1/26/23