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The AWCCA annual seminar offers the premier educational and networking opportunity for the Arizona workers’ compensation community. We provide dynamic speakers and topical presentations along with vendor booths and break sessions, encouraging the kind of informal networking that can’t take place in most office settings. The annual seminar has been held at the Desert Willow Conference Center for the last several years, offering a convenient location as well as delicious refreshments and lunch. We’d love for you to join us next year!

Held each year in the month of May, the Annual Charity Golf Tournament raises funds for our preferred charities.

Rehabilitant of the Year: The Rehabilitant of the Year (ROTY) award is presented annually to an AZ injured worker who has overcome significant obstacles and has reached his or her highest rehabilitation potential.  This even is to recognize the nominee's accomplishments.

The Membership Committee was formed to welcome new members, identify the needs and interests of current AWCCA members, and increase membership. The committee plans member events such as the ICA Seminar Social (an after-seminar party for networking opportunities) as well as the Holiday Party held in December. The Membership Committee also explores other event opportunities throughout the year to support the members of AWCCA.

Event Updates and Winners

Friday, May 5, 2023 Padre Course, Camelback Golf Club

1st Place
Score - 53
Tom Long
William Leonetti
Jake Sands
Jim Sands

2nd Place
Score - 54
Jeff Bales
Kyle Salomon
Jonathan Ramirez
Jonathan Lyng

3rd Place
Score - 57
Davie Jaffe
Anthony Lee
Brian Shafer
Kevin Khalsa

Closest to Pin Men: Pete Parker
Closest to Pin Women : Cathie Chavez
Longest Drive Men: Scott Taggart
Longest Drive Women: Diana Dugger

Rehabilitant of the Year 2023 Results


1st Place: Officer Tyler Moldovan Nominated by: Rehab without Walls, Michelle Martinez of ISYS, Andrew Yost of Aleca Home Health, Dr. Matthias Linke of Valley Physical Medicine & Rehab, Dr. Garcia of Pulmonary Consultants & his Wife, Chelsea.

2nd Place: Rogelio " Roger" Hernandez Nominated by:  Lucy Cisneros at Genex Services

3rd Place: Richard Huber Nominated by: David Banks & Randy West of the Limb Center & Dan Bonarati of Touchstone Rehabilitation

3rd Place: Tony Samora Nominated by: Christi Porter of Rehab without Walls, Kimberly Michaud of Acuity and Dr. Ostler of Valley Physical Medicine & Rehab


Issac Ballard Nominated by: Michelle Berrington of Gallagher Bassett

Thomas Lahiff Nominated by: Debbi Gillespie of Genex Services, Dan Bonaroti of Touchstone & Noah Nemgar of the Limb Lab

David Frey Nominated by: Kathleen Griebling-Wolenski of Paradigm & Dan Bonarati of Touchstone Rehabilitation

Daniel Rios Nominated by: Debbi Gillespie of Genex Services

William "Danny" Baker Nominated by: Rehab without Walls

Special Acknowledgements:

Chris Kramer Nominated by: Nominated by Lucy Cisneros of Genex

Trooper Casey Rinehart Nominated by: Nominated by Debbi Gillespie of Genex, Melissa Rinehart, Wife

Silvia Cooper Nominated by: Jai Seidl of Rehab without Walls, Dr. Gerome Grove of Pain Consultants of Arizona, Joe Cooper, Husband

Jason Buckner Nominated by: Karen Swarz of Rehab without Walls

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