Risk Management

Roles & Functions

Risk Management and Insurance manages the Self-Insurance program. In conjunction with the Prosecuting Attorney's office, we are responsible for the investigation and settlement or denial of claims and lawsuits filed against Pierce County. We also pursue recovery for the loss of or damage to county-owned property.

Risk Management:

  • Reviews all contracts entered into by Pierce County
  • Determines whether it is more prudent to purchase insurance coverage or to self-insure
  • Assists Pierce County's broker of record with respect to employee benefits
  • Serves in an advisory capacity as Clerk of the Pierce County Law Enforcement Officers and Fire Fighters Disability Board and on Pierce County's Accident Review Committee
  • Serves as Chairman of the Deferred Compensation Committee
  • Provides employee safety and workers' compensation services for Pierce County employees.