(Agenda) Special Executive Committee Meeting November 17, 2020

As authorized by the Governor’s Emergency Executive Order issued on March 12, 2020, RESIG will conduct Board Meetings by video conference until further notice.

Time & Date

November 17, 2020

Meeting 12:30 P.M.

Video conferencing website address:



Executive Committee/Staff

  • Bob Raines
  • Matthew Reno
  • Mary Downey
  • Susan Field
  • Lois Standring
  • Richard Edson, II
  • Chris Vanden Heuvel
  • Rose Burcina
  • Chris Spencer
  • Suzanne Pelz
  • Will Davis
  • Patty Baumunk
  • Steven Fields
  • Deborah Fraser
  • Ronda Bergesen
  • Diane Vieyra
  • Sheri Reed


  • ABD Insurance & Financial Services, Inc.
  • Alliant Insurance Services
  • Self-Insured Schools of CA (SISC)
  • Guests:

Accessibility and Open Session Materials

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a disabled person and you need a disability-related accommodation to participate in this meeting, please contact RESIG at 707-836-0779.

Written open session materials distributed to the Executive Committee are available for public inspection at RESIG, 5760 Skylane Blvd., Windsor CA 95492 during normal business hours.

Call To Order – Bob Raines, President

Approval of Agenda

Introductions and Recognitions

Public Comments

At this time, members of the public may address the Executive Committee regarding any items within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board; however, no action may be taken on off-agenda items unless authorized by law. Comments shall be limited to five minutes per person and twenty minutes for all comments unless different time limits are set by the Chairperson, subject to the approval of the Board.

Due to COVID-19, Members of the public may submit comments through email to sreed@resig.org. Public comments must be received prior to the Board meeting in order for the comments to be provided to the Board. Please limit comments to 250 words or less. If you are unable to email a public comment, please call (707)836-0779 ext. 101.



Consent Calendar

A. Routine Personnel Item

  • Promotion—Workers’ Compensation Claims Assistant II

The Executive Committee is being asked to ratify the promotion of RESIG’s Workers’ Compensation Claims Assistant II.

Report/Discussion and Possible Action

B. First Reading of RESIG Policy 1.5.301 Loss Prevention —Safety Incentive Program Funds (Rose Burcina/Will Davis)

The Executive Committee will review and discuss the proposed amendment to the Safety Incentive Program Funds policy.

C. Martinez vs. Newsom, et al (Rose Burcina/Steven Fields)

An update will be provided on the Martinez vs. Newsom, et al. Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) under the Individuals Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) case in California including defense, coverage, service, and email activity from the plaintiff attorneys.

D. SELF AB 218 Revived Liability Plan (Rose Burcina)

The Executive Director will provide an update of the SELF AB 218 Revived Liability Funding Plan.


E. Second Readings of RESIG’s Program Documents (Rose Burcina)

  • Property & Liability—Return of Equity
  • Workers’ Compensation—Return of Equity
  • Dental Plan—Return of Equity

During the October 29, 2020 Executive Committee Meeting, the board was presented with the first readings of the proposed amendment to the Return of Equity section of the Property & Liability, Workers’ Compensation and Dental Plan Program Documents. The documents are now being presented as second readings for consideration of approval, which will allow the Executive Committee discretion when considering the recommended return of equity amount that is presented to the Board of Directors for approval.

F. Return of Equity (Rose Burcina)

  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Property & Liability

The Executive Committee will be presented with equity calculations and will consider making recommendation(s) for a possible return of equity to the Board of Directors.

G. Resolution 20/21-04 Date Change for Joint Powers Board Meeting (President Raines)

The Executive Committee is being asked to consider approving Resolution 20/21-04, with a roll call vote, changing the Joint Powers Board Meeting date from December 3, 2020 to December 10, 2020.

H. Award of Contract for New Claims System for RESIG’s Workers’ Compensation and Property & Liability Programs (Rose Burcina)

As part of RESIGs Strategic Plan to replace the new claims system, the results of the Request for Proposals will be discussed, and staff will present a recommendation to the Executive Committee for approval and authorize staff to award the contract and proceed.