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 form of insurance made available to district staff if plan sponsors permit such participation.

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.320.060 Officers, employees or agents of school districts or educational service districts, insurance to protect and hold personally harmless
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
Adoption Date: 5/13/08
Franklin Pierce Schools
Revised: 2/09/21
Classification: Optional