Each year, the Gloucester, Cumberland, Salem School Districts Joint Insurance Fund (GCSSD 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. Rewards were earned by Members who reduced the number of accidents by focusing on local safety efforts. Utilizing GCSSD JIF safety services, districts build and maintain responsive internal accident reporting systems. Member Districts were acknowledged for their hard work with recognition plaques and monetary awards.
In all, twenty-three (23) member school districts were recognized and received awards totaling $77,000.
Donna Contrevo, Business Administrator from Gateway Regional High School received the Safety Star of the Year Award. Donna has been a leader within her school districts and the GCSSD Joint Insurance Fund for over two decades. She is a champion of risk management and safety, helping to guide and implement critical programs and policies to minimize losses in the schools.
Delsea Regional High School and Salem County Vocational Technical School District were each recognized as Safety District of the Year for their ongoing contribution to safety efforts, earning an additional $2,500 reward.