Self-Insurance Trust Board

  • The Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) Governing Board established a revised Self-Insurance Trust (SIT) Board on May 14, 2019 pursuant to Arizona Revised Statutes (“A.R.S.”) §15-382 and §15-387. The SIT encompasses employee benefits, property/casualty and workers’ compensation insurance coverage.

    How is the SIT Governed?

    The SUSD Self-Insurance Trust is governed by individuals appointed by the SUSD Governing Board. There are a minimum of three members and, when an SUSD Governing Board member or employee serves as a trustee, there shall be a maximum of five members. In compliance with State law, the Scottsdale Unified School District places all self-insurance program funds in a trust fund that is administered by trustees. The Board of Trustees approves expenditures approved by the trust to various vendors for all aspects of the insurance program. These entities include, but are not limited to, Kairos Health Arizona for employee health insurance, The Alliance for workers’ compensation and the Arizona School/Risk Retention Trust for property/casualty insurance. The Trustees accept, hold, preserve, protect, invest, and make payments from the Trust Fund pursuant to the Trust Agreement and in the best interests of the Scottsdale Unified School District.

Meeting Schedule


  • What is the Arizona School Risk/Retention Trust?

  • What is the Difference Between SUSD’s Self Insurance Trust and the Arizona School Risk/Retention Trust?

Contact Us

  • Jill Olivas
    Senior Executive Assistant
    Finance Department
    7575 E. Main Street
    Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Board Trustees

  • Patty Beckman, Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board Member
    Shannon Crosier, Trust Board Administrator and Scottsdale Unified School District Acting Chief Financial Officer
    Erika Coombs, Chairperson
    Megan Burke, Trustee
    Wally Graham, Trustee