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Risk Management

Our mission is to effectively prevent, control, and minimize the County's financial risk while providing optimum services to the County's employees and its citizens through the centralized administration of safety, loss control, insurance, and other risk management programs.

Services and Information

  • General Liability
    Administers, investigates, and controls claim costs; manages reserves for liability claims, reviews County contracts for indemnification and insurance.
  • Safety
    Controls claim costs by promoting safe operations and activities; preventing injuries with training; and complying with CAL-OSHA regulations.
  • Insurance
    Including Primary and Excess Insurance policies, Special Event Insurance, and vendor required insurance requirements.
  • ADA Coordinator
    Serves as a point of contact for County departments and residents for non-employment inquiries and complaints related to The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Ensures prompt evaluation and resolution of ADA inquiries and complaints.

Contact Risk Management

Mailing Address

Placer County Risk Management
145 Fulweiler Avenue, Ste. 100
Auburn, CA 95603

Phone and Fax

Phone: (530) 886-2600
Fax: (530) 886-2609

Directions and Map

Google Maps

Administration and Staff

Andy Heath, Assistant County Executive Officer
(530) 889-4030

Joe Ney, Assistant Risk Manager
(530) 886-2612

Jim Kotey, Liability Manager
(530) 886-2607

Gary Schell, Safety Officer
(530) 886-2617

Nicole Artim, Administrative Technician
(530) 886-2601

Mary DeArcos, Administrative Secretary
(530) 886-2603