- Governing Body
The Authority shall be governed by a Board composed of one individual from each Member, each serving in an individual capacity as a Member of the Board. Each Member’s governing body shall appoint to the Board either its Manager or Director, or the department head or staff person responsible for its risk management function. Each Board Member shall have one vote. Each Member shall appoint one Alternate to the Board. The Alternate shall have the same qualifications as the Board Member. The Alternate may attend, participate in, and vote at any meeting of the Board at which the regular Board Member is absent.
The Coverage and Governance Committee (C&G) meets annually, or upon special requests to review liability issues that arise during the year. The C&G Committee reviews the General Liability Memorandum of Coverage and on occasion, the Workers' Compensation Memorandum of Coverage, the JPA Agreement and the MPA Bylaws. The C&G Committee also addresses issues referred to it by the Board of Directors or Executive Committee.
The Board of Directors established the Executive Committee and delegate to it the functions that are not otherwise reserved for the entire Board. The Executive Committee consists of a President, a Vice President, an Ex Officio, and three Member-at-Large positions. All positions in the Executive Committee are elected and hold a two year term. The Executive Committee has 5 regularly scheduled meetings a year.