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1732 - Board Member Insurance Policy

Policy 1732


Board Member Insurance 

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 8310    Liability Insurance 

Legal Reference:    
RCW  4.24.470    Liability of officials and members of governing body of public agency  
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 authorized 
RCW  28A.320.060    Officers, employees or agents of school districts or educational service districts, insurance to protect and hold personally harmless 

Adoption Date:    December 7, 2004