Workers Compensation professionals - working together for best results!

2023 Maryland General Assembly Joint Committee
on Workers' Compensation Benefit and Insurance Oversight

Appointed jointly by Senate President & House Speaker
Senator Katherine A. Klausmeier
Senate Chair
James Senate Office Building, Room 123
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
  Delegate Sheree Sample-Hughes
House Chair
Lowe House Office Building, Room 313
6 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Appointed by Senate President
Senator Brian J. Feldman
Miller Senate Office Building, Room 2 West
11 Bladen Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Appointed by House Speaker
One Vacancy


Appointed by Senate President & House Speaker

Representative of Maryland Business Community

Ms. Mary Anne Reuschling
TransCon CSI
1509 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Representative of the Maryland Labor Organization

Hank Sorenson
Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters (NRCC)
Local 177 Council Representative

Representative of Maryland Building and Construction Labor Organization

Tom P. Hayes
CHOICE - Community Hub for Opportunities in Construction Employment
Baltimore Area Representative
815 16th Street, NW
6th Floor
Washington, DC 20006

Two Members of the Public

Mr. Michael G. Comeau, Esquire
3509 Glen Oak Drive
Jarrettsville, MD 21084
Debora Fajer-Smith, Esquire
6404 Ivy Lane, Suite 400
Greenbelt, MD 20770

Member of Insurance Industry

Thomas J. Phelan
Chesapeake Employers' Insurance Company
8722 Loch Raven Boulevard
Towson, MD 21286

Member of a Workers' Compensation Rating Organization

David Benedict
National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI)
State Relations Executive, Mid-Atlantic Region

Member of Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of Maryland

Gary W. Pushkin, M.D.
2506 Saint Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

Members of the Bar

Mr. Rudolph L. Rose, Esquire
Defense Lawyer
25 South Charles Street, Suite 1400
Baltimore, MD 21201
Mr. P. Matthew Darby, Esquire
Plaintiff Lawyer
32 West Road, Suite 210
Towson, MD 21204

Maryland Certified Rehabilitation Service Provider
Jody Malcolm
MalcolmDubato, LLC
Founding Member
11025 Stratfield Court
Marriottsville, MD 21104

Self-Insured Local Government Entity (per Chapter 5 of 2011)

Mr. Ronald J. Travers
Anne Arundel County Office of Law
Assistant County Attorney
2660 Riva Road
Annapolis, MD 21401

Workers' Compensation Commissioner - Ex-officio

Commissioner Maureen E. Quinn
Workers' Compensation Commission
10 East Baltimore Street
Baltimore MD 21202


Committee Staff

Nathan McCurdy, Ryan Hollen and Erica White
Department of Legislative Services
Legislative Services Building
90 State Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410.946.5530, 301.970.5510, 1.800.492.7122 ext. 5530 (toll free)