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Risk Management
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  James E. Huckaby, ARM-P, Administrative Officer 972-882-7333  
  Christina Ford, Risk Management/Operations Manager 972-882-7401  
  Safety Officer 972-882-5414  
  Kelly Fulenwider, Claims Specialist 972-882-7375  
  Elizabeth Torres, Administrative Assistant 972-882-5561  
  Bob Ankrum, Supervisor Crossing Guards 972-882-7733  

L. A. Berry Support Complex | 2133 N. Beltline Road | Mesquite, Texas 75150

Mission Statement

To have a unified, integrated loss control effort throughout the Mesquite ISD

In a way that
- includes students, faculty, auxiliary personnel, administration, and the public
- complies with all federal, state and local regulations
- pro-actively maintains safe work environments, facilities, and equipment
- celebrates the safety achievements and accomplishments of the participants

So that
- we reduce costs related to accidents and injuries
- we promote a safe and healthy working and educational environment
- we establish people as our most valued resource
- we build mutual confidence and trust

"Working together to create a safe working and learning environment"

About Risk Management
The Risk Management Department endeavors to provide superior customer service and reliable programs in support of the district's mission. The risk management function is a key component to addressing various operational goals of the district. These components include accident prevention for employees and minimization of property losses and liability claims. Historically, risk management has reviewed insurance coverage, analyzed exposures to loss, and implemented programs to meet regulatory compliance and district policy requirements for safety and loss control. These functions include the following:

  • Developing programs to protect district employees and students from injury and/or exposure to harmful elements
  • Identifying operational exposures and determining the most advantageous way to manage risks for those exposures
  • Gather annual information on losses, property values, and operational changes for insurance carriers and seek proposals to provide broadest insurance protection for best dollar value spent
  • Prepare all necessary insurance applications for various coverage policies
  • Coordinate and manage claims for workers' compensation as well as property/casualty, on behalf of the district
  • Review claims history for trend identification/loss prevention
  • Assist in review of contracts for insurance and liability issues

Taking all of the above into account, risk management develops the most cost efficient insurance program that provides appropriate financial protection in the event of a loss. It is always our goal to develop a strong understanding of the types of activities that increase the exposure to losses through district activities.


Voluntary Student Insurance
Workers Compensation
Safety Program
Bounce House Vendor List
Motor Vehicle Safety
Authorization to Transport Students in Private-Rented Vehicles Form
HAZCOM Program
ADA Compliance
Other Insurance