The Tri-County Schools Insurance Group, Joint Powers Authority (JPA), was formed in 1983 for the purpose of establishing and maintaining property, liability, health, dental, vision and group life.
Advantages for our members include; greater bargaining power in the insurance market, choice of more specialized benefits, cost savings, and greater control over services.
TCSIG as a JPA is not in business to make a profit. Often by direct contracting with vendors and service partners, broker commissions and shareholder dividends can be eliminated. Our overhead is lower than other insurance carriers and we can retain any interest earned to
TCSIG is a public entity operating in accordance with the Ralph M. Brown Act. The JPA is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of representatives from each member public entity. Each member entity represents one vote on the board. The meetings are open to
One important key to the success of TCSIG is the active participation of employees on the Employee Benefits Advisory Committee. Each public entity appoints employees to the Committee which meets several times each year to advise the Board and Executive Committee on benefit programs. While TCSIG believes the employees acceptance of this program is high, we solicit the input and contributions of our members and their employees to maintain the long-term success of Tri-County Schools Insurance Group.