Board of Directors

board member insurance


Policy No. 1732

The district shall maintain sufficient insurance to protect the board and its individual members against liability arising from actions of the board or its individual members while each is acting on behalf of the district and within his/her authority as a board member.

An individual board member may participate at his/her own cost in any of the personal liability, life, health, health care, accident, disability, salary protection or other form of insurance made available to district staff if plan sponsors permit such participation.

Cross Reference:         Board Policy 6530            Liability Insurance

Legal References:        RCW  4.24.470                 Liability of officials and members of governing body of public agency — Definitions

                                    RCW  4.96.010                 Tortious conduct of political subdivision — Liability for damage

                                    RCW  28A.400.350          Liability, life, health, health care, accident, disability and salary insurance authorized — Premiums

                                    RCW  28A.400.360          Liability insurance for officials and employees or agents of school districts and educational service districts — Defense, costs, fees — Payment of obligation

                                    RCW  28A.320.060          Officers, employees or agents of school districts or educational service districts, insurance to protect and hold personally harmless

Adoption Date:  AUGUST 27, 2007


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