Member Spotlight: Avic Nazario

Tell me about how you became involved with risk management. When I started at a municipality as a Human Resources Department of One, risk management became inherent to my job. Since the City of Artesia and the City of Commerce were both members of the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (CJPIA), I worked closely with the Authority’s Risk Managers to assess and manage risks that are unique to our organization and the community as well. Other than administration of workers’ comp and liability program, I learned a lot when I was facilitating contract analysis, assessing insurance