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Board Announcements The Board Welcomes Acting Executive Director and Acting General Counsel in New Roles

Board Announcements

April 2, 2021

Former General Counsel David Wertheim has been named Acting Executive Director of the NYS Workers’ Compensation Board, following the departure of Mary Beth Woods, who was appointed Acting Executive Director and CEO of the NYS Insurance Fund.

Former Deputy General Counsel Heather MacMaster has been named Acting General Counsel in the transition that became effective on March 23.

Mr. Wertheim and Ms. MacMaster have both served the Board for more than two decades and look forward to continuing the work already underway to create a system that’s better for workers and better for business.