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contains sunflowers, sunset, News & Risk Management Review Spring 2022

Special Districts News and Risk Management Review Newsletter

One of the association's most widely recognized publications is the Special Districts News & Risk Management Review newsletter. Published quarterly, the newsletter contains information about association activities, current events, and new programs and services. The newsletter also covers SDIS Trust news and related issues, including loss control, risk management, insurance coverages, liability issues, workers' compensation, elected officials' exposures, employee benefit insurance, and ancillary coverages. Member contributions are welcome and encouraged.

Click here to access the News and Risk Management Review


SDAO Board Recruitment Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to assist you with recruiting board members to run for open board positions or fill vacancies. We have included several sample materials for you to use to assemble a recruitment package to be given to interested individuals.

Board Member Recruitment Toolkit

SDAO Administrative Handbook

The SDAO Administrative Handbook has replaced the Management and Policy Resource Guide. This handbook is intended to assist district board members and managers with the operation of the district they serve. It can be used as a daily reference tool and an excellent orientation guide for new board members and employees. 

SDAO Administrative Handbook

Board Member Handbook

This reference guide will benefit newly elected officials as well as individuals who are considering running for a board position.

Members Click here to access Board Member Handbook free of charge. 
Not Available to Non-Members

Reference Library

SDAO members have access to a large online library of reference materials, manuals and links to important web sites. The library is searchable by topic or keyword.

Members Click here to access Reference Library free of charge. 
Not Available to Non-Members

SDAO/SDIS Financial Documents

2020-21 Annual Report

Financial Statements with Independent Auditor's Report
2022-2023 SDAO Audit Report

2022-2023 SDIS Audit Report