VWC Public Relations Supervisor Receives 2021 IAIABC NextGen Award

Press Release Date: 

Friday, July 30, 2021

VWC Public Relations Supervisor Cindy James

[Richmond, VA]- The Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission is proud to announce the International Association of Industrial Accident Boards and Commissions (IAIABC) has awarded its 2021 NextGen Award to the Commission's Public Relations Supervisor, Ms. Cynthia “Cindy” James.

The IAIABC NextGen Award recognizes individuals under the age of 40 who are having a substantial and positive impact on the workers’ compensation industry and making a significant difference within their organizations. Ms. James was one of seven selected from a pool of outstanding nominees.

“The Commission is both thrilled and proud that Ms. James has been selected for this international award," said Commission Chairman, Robert A. Rapaport. "Her innovative thinking and vision have led to increased stakeholder engagement through various avenues. We applaud Ms. James for sharing her strong talent with our agency and the constituents that we serve while staying committed to the agency’s mission."

Ms. James will be profiled in a special issue of Perspectives, the IAIABC’s quarterly digital magazine and recognized during the IAIABC 107th Convention, taking place in October in Louisville, Kentucky.

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