California Coalition on Workers' Compensation


Featured Member

Jennifer Hamelin, Director of Workers' Compensation, CSAC Excess Insurance Authority (EIA) 

Jennifer Hamelin is the Director of Workers’ Compensation for CSAC Excess Insurance Authority (EIA), a California Joint Powers Authority representing 1,951 public entities statewide.  Their membership includes 55 counties, and nearly 60% of the cities, as well as numerous school districts, special districts, housing authorities, fire districts, and other Joint Powers Authorities throughout the State of California.  

Jennifer has been in the workers’ compensation industry for nearly 20 years.  She began her career in workers’ compensation at Gregory B. Bragg & Associates, Inc., where she specialized in both private and public self-insured employers and Self Insurance Groups (SIG’s).   

In addition to her claims handling experience, she has served as a Technical Claims Trainer, Claims Supervisor, Claims Manager and Assistant Vice President and now Director of Workers’ Compensation Claims Managers.  In this role, she oversees the claims functions for the Members’ JPA in workers’ compensation.   Jen participates in the EIA and Public Agency Advocates Legislative Committees.

Jen also serves on the Board of Directors and as the Secretary for a non-profit organization, Project Go Inc. (PGI), that helps to provide assistance and services to low-income or poverty residents, as well as the homeless population of Placer County.  Additionally, PGI collaborates with community partners and other non-profit organizations that provide services to these individuals.