• Yountville Town Manager Announces His Retirement After 37 Years in Local Government

    Town of Yountville logo Steven Rogers, Yountville’s Town Manager for the past 15 years, announced his plans to retire in early 2023, culminating a 37-year career in local government. The announcement was made following the Town Council’s meeting on Tuesday, November 15, 2022.
  • California JPIA Recognizes Capstone Award Winner at the 27th Annual Risk Management Educational Forum

    The California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (California JPIA) congratulates Lake Elsinore Assistant City Manager Shannon Buckley, who received the 9th annual Capstone Award at the Authority’s 27th Annual Risk Management Educational Forum in Santa Barbara.
  • Executive Interview with Sharon Landers

    Former City Manager Sharon Landers offers insight on the unique challenges and opportunities California city managers navigate and what it takes to provide the support residents need in this exclusive interview with Civic Business Journal.
  • California JPIA Welcomes New Staff

    CJPIA Logo With the goal of providing exemplary and substantive service to its members, the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (California JPIA) continues to strategically advance the structure and number of its dedicated staff to anticipate extended needs. In March 2022, the Authority increased its dynamic team with the addition of two new professionals: Administrative Assistant Jennifer Torres and Training Assistant Kanisha Adams, who join the California JPIA to support members and assist in the development of fundamental Authority services.
  • California JPIA Staff Members Embrace New Leadership Roles, Promotions

    CJPIA Logo The California Joint Powers Insurance Authority’s (California JPIA) dedicated, knowledgeable employees are key differentiators that set the Authority apart as a leader in the self-insurance pooling community. This month, the Authority celebrates four employees who received promotions and new responsibilities in recognition of their commitment to providing exemplary service to the Authority and its member agencies.
  • California JPIA Welcomes Communications Director Olga Berdial

    CJPIA Logo The California JPIA welcomes its inaugural communications director, Olga Berdial, who joins the Authority from the City of Chula Vista.
  • California JPIA Recognizes Milestone Anniversary for Office Assistant Maria Daniels

    CJPIA Logo Members who have consulted the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (California JPIA)’s help desk likely have a special appreciation for Office Assistant Maria Daniels, who commemorated five years of providing administrative support to training operations for the Authority in November.
  • California JPIA Assistant Executive Officer Norm Lefmann to Retire

    CJPIA Logo With gratitude for more than 17 years of service to the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (California JPIA) and its members, Assistant Executive Officer Norm Lefmann has announced his retirement, effective December 31, 2021.
  • California JPIA Recognizes Milestone Anniversary for Accounting Specialist Habib Ali

    CJPIA Logo The California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (California JPIA) congratulates Accounting Specialist Habib Ali, who celebrated his five-year anniversary with the Authority in October 2021.
  • RPLG’s Ryan McGinley-Stempel Named Partner

    Renne Public Law Group (RPLG) congratulates Ryan McGinley-Stempel, announcing his promotion to Partner effective July 12.