Penny Maxwell Appointed Assistant Workers' Compensation Commissioner

Penny Maxwell has been appointed the new Assistant Workers’ Compensation Commissioner. Penny replaces Janna Martin, who passed away.

Penny has worked at the Iowa Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) since 1990, giving her experience in many areas of the agency’s operation that makes her particularly well suited to serve as Assistant Commissioner.

From 1990 to 1998, she served as a Clerk Typist, Word Processor, and Clerk Specialist. From 1998 to 2006, Penny served as Hearing Administrator and Administrative Assistant. From 2006 through 2019, she served as a Compliance Administrator. Before joining DWC, Penny worked for West Bank.