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 References: 6530 – 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 local government entities — Liability for damage
RCW 28A.400.350 Liability, life, health, health care, accident, disability, and salary insurance authorized — Health savings accounts — Premiums — Noncompliance
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: 5.01
Classification: Discretionary
WSSDA: 04.97