Mikesell & Associates offers a unique combination of school and insurance experience for you to consider when obtaining school property and casualty insurance. Our team includes the inaugural president of the Board of Directors of S.I.A.W. the School Insurance Association of Washington. Our team serves schools in Eastern Washington offering unparalleled years of experience to our clients. The insurance pooling programs have been a tremendous success from their humble beginnings in 1985. The Clear Risk Solutions school program now boasts several hundred member districts in multi states with sound risk management practices, very competitively priced board insurance coverage while governed by a member elected Board of Directors working closely with the program administrator.
The School Insurance Association of Washington (S.I.A.W.) was formed in 1995 with seven (7) founding member school districts. Mikesell & Associates clients, members of that formation team, have joined with other school districts in Washington since formation of the pool with growth now reaching fifty (50) members.
The United School Insurance Program (U.S.I.P.) was formed in 1985 with thirty-four (34) founding member school districts. Mikesell & Associates clients, members of that formation team, have joined with other school districts in Washington and Oregon since formation of the pool with growth now reaching 250 members.
The programs are member owned, governed by a member elected Board of Directors, administered by Clear Risk Solution as a third party administrator to handle day to day operations, with oversight provided by the Office of Risk Management Department of Enterprise Services and the State Auditor’s Office.