NC Industrial Commission Update
Former state representative Ken Goodman has been confirmed as a Commissioner at the Industrial Commission by unanimous vote in the House and Senate of the General Assembly on April 18, 2019. He previously served as a Democratic member of the General Assembly representing the 66th district in Montgomery, Richmond, and Stanly Counties.
James Gillen has also been confirmed by the General Assembly to serve as a Commissioner. He started working at the Industrial Commission in 1994, first as an agency legal specialist and then a special deputy commissioner, and was previously appointed as a Deputy Commissioner in 2005. He continued working as a deputy commissioner until his confirmation as a Commissioner in April 2019.
Former Commissioner Yolanda Stith’s term ended in April 2019 and she no longer serves at the Industrial Commission. She has been replaced by Commissioner Myra Griffin, who also serves as Vice Chair of the Industrial Commission.