IPFCF Board of Governors

​Last Updated: April 12, 2021​​

​​​​​General Information​

The 13-member Board of Governors is chaired by the Commissioner of Insurance or his/her delegate. The board membership, as determined by s. 619.04 (3)​​, Wis. Stat.,​​ is comprised​​​ of:​

  • Three insurance industry representatives appointed by the Commissioner of Insurance
  • Four public members appointed by the governor (at least two of whom are not lawyers or doctors and are not professionally associated with any hospital or insurance company)
  • One member named by the Wisconsin Association for Justice, formerly the Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • One member named by the State Bar Association
  • Two members named by the Wisconsin​ Medical Society
  • One member named by the Wisconsin Hospital Association

​​Current Board Membership

Deputy Commissioner of Insurance Nathan Houdek​

Jeffery Bingham, Public Member​

Carla Borda, Public Member

Bud Chumbley, M.D., Wisconsin Medical Society

Timothy Crummy, M.D., Wisconsin Medical Society

Jerome Hierseman, State Bar of Wisconsin

Kevin Martin, Wisconsin Association for Justice

David Maurer, Industry Representative

David Nelson, Industry Representative

Greg Schroeder, Public Member

Linda Syth, Industry Representative

Ralph Topinka, Wisconsin Hospital Association

Vacant, Public Member


The Board is assisted by an Underwriting and Actuarial Committee, a Legal Committee, a Claims Committee, an Investment/Finance and Audit Committee, a Risk Management Committee, and a Peer Review Council. The Board and its committees meet quarterly.

Questions? Contact the Fund​ or call us at (608) 707-5481