WHAT IS WCP?
Since its founding in 1998, the American Society of Workers Comp Professionals, Inc (AMCOMP) has dedicated itself to the development of higher educational standards and the creation of a workers compensation education program.
Data collected from industry professional concludes that a common body of knowledge and a measurement system would benefit every participant in the system: insurers, insureds, reinsurers, self-insureds, regulators, agents, brokers and most importantly claimants. In the summer of 1999, AMCOMP began to flesh out a comprehensive education program that would help to achieve the educational goals the Association set forth.
Donald T. DeCarlo, Esq., Chairman, President, AMCOMP,
Principal, Law Office of Donald T. DeCarlo; Carole Banfield,
Executive Vice President, (Retired) Insurance Services Office, Inc.
Early in 2001, AMCOMP recognized that there are industry professionals who have gained extensive knowledge through life experience. These individuals have shown a commitment to the workers compensation system by contributions of time and effort and by fostering the efficiency of the system outside of their workplaces.
These individuals have headed committees and work groups and have contributed to the development of some aspects of the workers compensation environment. They have exhibited strong qualifications in three main areas: experience, leadership and commitment and have made a unique contribution to the field.
Consequently, the designation of The Don DeCarlo “Legends” Award was established to recognize these individuals as Honorary WCP’s for their life-long, outstanding achievements in the field of workers compensation.
Each year at AMCOMP’s Annual Meeting & Conference, this distinguished award is presented to recipients who exemplify the highest standards of practice, commitment and achievement in the workers compensation industry.