Career Profile: Helen Westervelt is the former President of the Regulatory Services Division of the National Council on Compensation Insurance. She spent her entire career with NCCI. As a recognized expert on workers compensation, Helen led a division of more than 150 professionals who worked closely with state insurance departments and legislators across the country to maintain a healthy workers compensation system. She retired in 2016. In retirement, Helen supports numerous charitable organizations and small businesses that fulfill dreams.
Community Involvement: Helen was chair of the Board of Trustees from 2010-2012. During 2008-2009, she chaired the Caldwell College Presidential Search Committee and made a major leadership gift to the Excellence in Action Capital Campaign. During her tenure on the Caldwell Board of Trustees, Helen fostered strong alumni relations and played a prominent role in attracting more alumni to the board. An active member of the Alumni Board for six years, she chaired the Homecoming Committee and was a major supporter of the Tricky Tray fundraiser. The Alumni Board voted to name her an emerita member after she served her final year.
Education: Helen graduated from Caldwell in 1980 with a double major in Mathematics and English.
Other: Several members of the Westervelt family are alumni of Caldwell and support its activities and fundraising. The Westervelt family also received the first Family Legacy Award from the Alumni Association.