News & Information

Casta Brice Receives PE Partners’ Excellence in Risk Management Award

By  Halie Gallik | 10/9/2020 8:00 am

Casta Brice, human resources director for the City of Tullahoma, is the consummate professional. She has expanded the coordination of customary human resource and loss prevention duties into an Employee-First philosophy that provides greater protection for all employees. Casta is a 2020 Excellence in Risk Management Award winner.

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Message from the President - October 2020

By  Michael G. Fann | 10/9/2020 8:00 am

While the month of October brings an end to our 40th anniversary year, it also marks the beginning of the next 40 years of serving our membership. Last night our director of member services, Callie Westerfield, and I had the privilege of attending the City of Columbia's council meeting where Mayor Chaz Molder, Vice-Mayor Dr. Christa Martin, and City Manager Tony Massey accepted a recognition award for 40 years of membership with Public Entity Partners. Barrett Jones, the first Chairman of Public Entity Partners, then called the TML Insurance Pool, was also in attendance to receive the recognition award. Our organization is grateful for the opportunity to partner with and serve our members and continues to look for ways to strengthen that partnership.

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DVD Library Request Form

By  Halie Gallik | 10/6/2020 8:00 am

Public Entity Partners’ members have access to one of the most extensive training programs available to municipal entities. Whether you want to provide on-demand content to each employee, offer in-person customized training content to your staff, utilize resources to help you facilitate training, or check out a DVD from our training library, our training program is here to help.

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Meet Debbie Yeager

By  Callie Westerfield | 10/6/2020 8:00 am

Public Entity Partners takes great pride in the experience our members have with our staff. Many of our team members have years of experience working directly with local governments in Tennessee, and our new West Tennessee Member Services representative is no exception.

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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

By  Heather Hughes | 10/6/2020 8:00 am

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and kicks off with “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart.”

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TACP Annual Conference to Focus on Use of Force

By  Halie Gallik | 10/6/2020 8:00 am

The Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police (TACP) will focus on the topic of use of force during its annual training conference, which will be held Oct. 14 - 16. Attorney Eric Daigle of the Daigle Law Group will be providing the bulk of this training, with Public Entity Partners filling the role of training sponsor.

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Message from the President - September 2020

By  Michael G. Fann | 9/4/2020 6:00 am

Greetings! September’s arrival marks the start of a new season, as well as a new chapter at Public Entity Partners. I was recently named President / CEO by our Board of Directors, and am sincerely honored to begin serving our members in this new role. For the past 34 years, I have come to work each day confident in the knowledge that the products and services offered by Public Entity Partners are second to none. These include training, consulting, risk control surveys, grants and scholarships, comprehensive insurance options and expert claims administration. One of our primary goals is to support cities, towns and municipal agencies across our state by providing best-practice recommendations that will help keep your employees safe, safeguard public resources and assist you in serving your citizens.

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When Does a Personnel Manual Create an Employment Contract?

By  Ross V. Smith, J.D. | 9/2/2020 8:00 am

Employment Practices Liability claims are growing within our state and across the nation. Staying up-to-date on rules, regulations and court cases is important for ensuring your organization is following necessary laws and respecting the rights of every employee.

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Excellence in Risk Management Award - Angela Sylvester

9/1/2020 4:30 pm

Each year during our Risk & Insurance Symposium, Public Entity Partners presents the Excellence in Risk Management Awards in an effort to recognize members and employees who exemplify excellence, innovation, creativity, and commitment to providing quality safety and risk management programs within their entities. Although this year’s symposium was cancelled due to COVID-19 safety concerns, we are still recognizing the hard work of our members. Be sure to find out more about our first award winner for 2020.

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Full Package Bonus

9/1/2020 4:30 pm

Each year, Public Entity Partners’ members who participate in all three lines of coverage are rewarded for their commitment to the programs with a full package bonus. Keep reading to learn more about this program and when your organization can expect to receive it.

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