Each year, the Atlantic & Cape May Counties Association of School Business Officials Joint Insurance Fund (ACCASBO JIF) celebrates member school district successes at their Annual State of the Joint Insurance Fund Dinner. The dinner meeting is organized to reward and recognize the extraordinary efforts of member districts for their commitment to provide a safe and healthy environment for students, staff and community by actively participating in risk management programs. This year, 23 member school districts were recognized and received awards totaling $88,000.
Jeff Wellington, Supervisor of Special Projects, Hamilton Twp School District received the Safety Star of the Year for his extraordinary efforts to ensure the safety of all staff and students both in terms of physical health and safety, as well as mental health and safety. Jeff has worked for the district for over 29 years and is dedicated to eradicating the stigma of mental health issues.
Kelly Brazelton, Business Administrator, Pitman Board of Education also received the Safety Star of the Year. She embraces the value of safety and risk management within the school district and recognizes the importance they play in providing a safe and productive learning and working environment.
Folsom Board of Education, Somers Point Board of Education and Pitman Board of Education were recognized as Safety Districts of the Year for their ongoing contribution to safety efforts, each earning an additional $2,500 reward.