1732 - Board Member Insurance

Policy: 1732
Section: 1000 - Board of Directors


Board Member Insurance


The district will 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: 12.20.99

Kiona-Benton City School District
Classification: Discretionary
Revised Dates: 08.10.15