2017-2018 Monthly Meetings
Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel
2600 Louisiana Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
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Below, please find the list for the monthly breakfasts to be held at the Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown Hotel for 2017-2018. Breakfasts will take place on the third Friday of every month, with the exceptions listed below. Meeting is from 7:30am – 9:00am (breakfast) and 11:30am – 1:00pm (lunch).
This Months Featured Speaker
Darin A. Childers, WCA Director
Darin A. Childers, Attorney at Law, was appointed by Governor Susana Martinez to serve as the director of the New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Administration (WCA) and assumed his position on November 25, 2013.
Childers was born in Curitiba, Brazil, but grew up in Gaithersburg, Md. He attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, where he earned both a bachelor’s degree in history and a juris doctorate.
Following graduation, Childers moved to New Mexico, where he worked as an attorney at the Albuquerque law firm of Allen, Shepherd, Lewis, Syra & Chapman, P.A., with his primary areas of practice being workers compensation and personal injury defense litigation.
Childers was appointed to serve as the general counsel of the New Mexico Workers’ Compensation Administration in June 2011 and worked in that capacity until his appointment as director.
He is married and has three children. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time outdoors camping, hiking, and mountain climbing.