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Carol Wilmes

Association of Washington Cities Employee Benefit Trust
Director of Member Pooling Programs
Olympia, WA

Carol Wilmes is the Director of Member Pooling Programs for the Association of Washington Cities, overseeing AWC’s Employee Benefit Trust, Risk Management Service Agency, Workers’ Comp Retrospective Rating Program, and Drug & Alcohol Testing Consortium.

For the majority of her 35 years with the AWC, Carol administered the Employee Benefit Trust, providing an array of benefit choices to 280 cities, towns, and special purpose districts with a total insured population of 36,000. Carol is a frequent resource for labor-management task forces addressing the complexities of health care coverage, and called upon to speak at the state and national level on governmental entity health pools and public sector health care trends.

She was appointed to the Washington State Health Benefit Exchange Advisory Committee in 2015, and serves on the Professional Resource Groups with the Washington Health Alliance and the SuperForecasters Project with the Association of Governmental Risk Pools.