Program Contacts

Don ParkerDon Parker, Program Manager

Don is an Associate Risk Manager and Certified Safety & Health Manager and has served as the certification program's risk manager since 2002. Prior to joining CI, he served as Director of Risk Services for an Arkansas based PEO with more than 1,000 clients and 20,000 worksite employees. As Director, he was responsible for developing and implementing risk management policies, procedures and controls for a staff of employee safety managers and the loss control team. He was also instrumental in developing and implementing policies, procedures and controls used in the risk selection process and in the integration of related quality control procedures for payroll, client service and HR.

Prior to working in the PEO industry, Don was employed by several major insurance carriers, including Commercial Union, The Home and CNA. His primary duties included conducting underwriting and risk control assessments on all lines of insurance coverage and providing subsequent loss prevention consultation to risks where employee injury frequency and/or severity rates exceeded expectations. He also served as Regional Manger for the Risk Management Division of Commercial Union Insurance Companies and as Risk Control Consultant for large complex risks defined as national accounts. Don received a BS degree from Northeast Louisiana University in Monroe, LA.

Jane McCogginsJane McCoggins, Executive Director

Jane has over 25 years experience in association and non-profit organization management and holds a degree in business management and marketing from Baylor University.

She has served as Executive Director of the Certification Institute since its inception in 2002 and has also served as COO of the Employer Services Assurance Corporation since 1998. Jane managed the start-up and operations of a Small Business Incubator for the Southeastern Technology Center in Augusta, Georgia and also worked for ten years with the non-profit American Association of Petroleum Geologists in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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