Risk Management Awards

Workers' Compensation - Risk Management Award Winners 2019

Left to Right: Jeff Rush, Workers’ Compensation Program Manager; Robert Radi, City of La Quinta; Jorge Garcia and Mary Ann Reiss, City of Pismo Beach; Kimberly Cholodenko, Coastal Animal Services Authority; President, Curtis Morris.

Liability - Risk Management Award Winners 2019

Left to Right: Paul Zeglovitch, Liability Program Manager; Shannon Esenwein, City of Arroyo Grande; George Sparks and Nora Garcia, Pomona Valley Transit Authority; President, Curtis Morris.


The California JPIA recognized six of its members for their achievements in risk management by honoring them with the 2018 Risk Management Award. The Risk Management Awards highlight dedicated efforts and accomplishments in risk management, recognizing Authority members that have demonstrated the best overall performance in the Liability Program and the Workers’ Compensation Program.

For the Primary Liability Program, the Best Overall Performance Award winners were:

  • For non-municipal agencies: Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District
  • For municipal agencies without police exposure: City of Bradbury
  • For municipal agencies with police exposure: City of Signal Hill

For the Primary Workers’ Compensation Program, the Best Overall Performance Award winners were:

  • For non-municipal agencies: Coastal Animal Services Authority
  • For municipal agencies without public safety exposure: City of Rolling Hills Estates
  • For municipal agencies with public safety exposure: City of Poway

The award winners were honored at the Authority’s Board of Directors meeting on July 17, 2019 at the Authority’s La Palma campus. See the Authority’s July newsletter for more information on the Risk Management Awards.