Board of Directors

Kids’ Chance of Virginia is governed by a group of volunteer directors from a wide variety of organizations throughout the workers compensation industry.

Within the organization, various committees exist to raise funds and awareness and to administer scholarship decisions.


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John Goldwater – President
W. R. Berkley Corporation
Senior Vice President

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Michele Lewane – Vice President
Injured Workers Law Firm

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John Burke – Treasurer
Senior Vice President – Chief Claims Officer

Christopher M. Kite – Secretary

Lucas & Kite, PLC

Board Members

Susan Grady

Berkley Mid-Atlantic Group

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Scott Ford

McCandlish & Holton

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Paul Graf

Claim Service Corporation of America
Vice President

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Brooke Anne C. Hunter

Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission
Deputy Commissioner, VA WCC

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Steve Mazefsky

Litigation Solutions, Inc.
Senior Vice President


Brody Reid, Esq.

Reid Goodwin, PLC


Susan Wirt
Susan Wirt

Wirt & Associates


Committee Chairpersons

Dean Barnett
Claims Service Corporation of America
Account Executive


Dennis Durkin
Business Development Executive