Mike Reed, CPA, FRSA Controller
The Board formalized the creation of the PAC at the January 1980 Governmental “Activities” meeting. (The committee is now known as the Governmental Affairs Committee). Bernie Parrish was hired as the Association lobbyist in 1980.
During the PAC’s early years, fundraising was the primary focus, along with controlling rising workers’ compensation insurance rates. During its first two decades, the PAC was dependent on fundraising events and individual contributions to raise money. Read more.