Entries by Laura Bogue

2017 financial report

A significant benefit of a self-funded workers’ compensation pool, such as KERIT, is the financial advantage to members. Unlike traditional insurance providers, a pool allows members to capture a portion of investment income Consider the plight of a city or county that does not belong to an insurance pool: the government buys coverage through a […]

Rigging awareness training

A rigging awareness training will be offered on May 3, 10 a.m. to 12 noon, at Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center, 6200 Martway, Mission, Kansas. All are welcome to attend the free, two-hour seminar, but seating is limited to 80 people, so please register to reserve your spot. Registration closes Friday, April 29 at 4 p.m. […]

2015 PLUS Program scores

KERIT is pleased to announce that the majority of the membership has attained the highest award of 10 total points, a score which earns these members up to a 5 percent premium discount. To the right are the KERIT members’ PLUS discounts. KERIT congratulates each member entity and thanks you for your hard work and […]

KERIT welcomes new trustees

Four new trustees have joined the board since the first of the year: Trisha Purdon from Coffeyville, Shawna Settles from Junction City, Jim Forge from Leavenworth and Will Crow from Winfield. Three of them attended a new trustee orientation before the March meeting to learn more about KERIT and their roles as trustees.

KERIT Board elects new officers

Every year, The KERIT Board nominates individuals to the positions of chair, 1st vice chair and 2nd vice chair. This year, the nominating committee nominated the following individuals:

Active shooter training presentation

At the March 8 KERIT trustee meeting, Chief Dan Field from the Johnson County Park & Recreation District provided a training session on active shooter situations. He showed a PowerPoint presentation and discussed the profile of an active shooter, steps in safely responding in an active shooter situation, responding appropriately when law enforcement officials arrive on […]