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Helen Westervelt

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.