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 their authority as a Board member.

    An individual Board member may participate at their 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 employees 

    Cross References:
    Board Policy 8310    Liability Insurance 

    Legal References:
    RCW 4.24.470           Liability of officials and members of governing body of public agency
    4.96.010                     Tortuous conduct of political subdivision – Liability for damage
    A.400.350                  Liability, life, health, health care, accident, disabil­ity and salary insurance authorized – Premiums
    28A.400.360              Liability insurance for officials and employees authorized
    28A.320.100              Actions against officers, employees or agents of school districts and educational service districts – Defense, costs, fees – Payment of obligation
    28A.320.060              Officers, employees or agents of school districts or educational service districts, insurance to protect and hold personally harmless 

    ADOPTED:  5/17/90
    REVISED:  08/28/97