Meet the Commissioners
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Joe Hennelly, Dale Schultz, Robin Orchard, Scott LeMarr
Biographies of the Commissioners
DALE L. SCHULTZ - Chairman
Dale graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Management and started his business career at the Industrial Commission of Arizona. He has over 40 years of experience in risk and quality management related positions. He has worked for an insurance company and two multi-state integrated health systems as an insurance broker and as a regulator. Dale has been responsible for self-insured workers’ compensation programs, including funding, claims administration, and injury prevention, including life safety, environmental, radiation, and construction safety, as well as emergency management and occupational health programs. He has been the chairman of the board of a health insurance company and a vice chairman or member of four other civic and nonprofit boards. Dale has also developed and managed several “off shore” captive insurance companies for healthcare systems.
JOSEPH M. HENNELLY, JR. - Member
Joseph M. Hennelly, Jr. is a co-founding member of a Phoenix law firm that focuses on insurance regulatory, employee benefits and insurance receivership matters. Mr. Hennelly's legal practice covers a broad spectrum of insurance and insurance regulatory matters, including the representation of various entities in the workers' compensation arena. His practice also involves insurance insolvency and receivership matters (including several which involved insurers with significant workers' compensation business), wherein he represents the Director of the Arizona Department of Insurance (ADOI) in her capacity as receiver of insurance companies.
Mr. Hennelly's prior public service includes his tenure as the Deputy Director of the ADOI. As Deputy Director, Mr. Hennelly was responsible for overall regulatory and administrative functions at the ADOI, which included the ADOI's regulation of workers' compensation insurance companies and related matters. Additionally, Mr. Hennelly has served as an Assistant United States Attorney and as an Assistant Arizona Attorney General.
SCOTT P. LeMARR - Member
Scott LeMarr retired as Owner of Palo Cristi Stone Masonry Company in 2010 and then served as the Mayor of the Town of Paradise Valley from 2010 until January of 2015. Prior to his two terms as Mayor, Mr. LeMarr also served the town as Council Member for 8 years, Chairman of the Planning Commission, and as head of the General Plan Advisory Board. During his 30 years as owner of a construction company, Mr. LeMarr served on several trade and industry organizations. He was a participant Board of Directors for the Small Business Advisory Board of the Department of Labor OSHA Practices Task Force. Mr. LeMarr is currently a Board of Trustees member of the Maricopa County Self Insurance Risk Management Trust.
ROBIN S. ORCHARD - Member
Robin Orchard is the President and Owner of Orchard Medical Consulting, a multi-state nurse case management firm. Although Ms. Orchard’s company is represented in 44 states, Orchard Medical Consulting has regional offices located in Arizona and throughout the west. Orchard Medical provides workers’ compensation nurse case management and catastrophic management services to employers, third-party administrators and insurance companies throughout the United States. Over the years, Orchard Medical has won numerous awards, including the Phoenix Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work,” AZ Business Magazine’s “Most Admired Companies” Award, and the “Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility” Award by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Community service is very important to Ms. Orchard; she is a strong supporter of Kids’ Chance of Arizona, the Young Entrepreneurs Association and Local First AZ. She is cofounder of Canyon State Comp Partners, a nonprofit organization comprised of locally owned businesses dedicated to strengthening the Arizona economy. Ms. Orchard is Past President of the Phoenix Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners and a past recipient of the “Woman in Business Champion” Award from the United States Small Business Association (SBA).