Committees

Appeals Committee:  Conducts hearings, engages in findings of facts, and renders decisions.

Committee Member Name Labor Member Management Member
Heather Perreault, Appeals Officer   X
Lois Baxter X  
Kurt Caswell   X
Jonathan French X  
Lew Miller X  

Legislative Affairs Committee: Evaluates legislative proposals, determines the impact on the State group health and dental plans, and recommends policy solutions. 

Committee Member Name Labor Member Management Member
Diane Bailey X  
Lois Baxter X  
Kurt Caswell   X
Carrie Margrave   X

Plan Design Committee: Researches issues and develops endorsements related to benefit design, copayments, coinsurance, collaborative purchasing, new products, and other topics which require analysis and recommendations.

Committee Member Name Labor Member Management Member
Heather Perreault, Chair   X
Diane Bailey X  
Lois Baxter X  
Kurt Caswell   X
Jonathan French X  
Terry James X  
Kelly John   X
Karen O'Connor   X
Cecile Thompson   X
Kim Vigue   X

Wellness Committee: Identifies the under utilization of preventive services and high-risk populations, determines the feasibility of health improvement strategies and recommends implementation.

Committee Member Name Labor Member Management Member
Karen O'Connor, Chair   X
Heather Perreault   X
Laurie Doucette X  
Jonathan French X  
Robert Omiecinski X  
Shonna Poulin-Gutierrez, Wellness Coordinator (staff)