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Operations

About the Board

The School Employees Benefits (SEB) Board was created by HB 2242 in the 2017 legislative session.

The SEB Board's role is to design and approve insurance benefit plans for school employees and to establish eligibility criteria for participation in insurance benefit plans. The Board meets regularly throughout the year. 

Initial members of the board serve staggered terms not to exceed four years. Members appointed thereafter will serve two-year terms. 

Board roster

Members of the board and areas they represent:

  • Louis McDermott, deputy director of the Health Care Authority
  • Pete Cutler, member with expertise in employee health benefits policy and administration
  • Daniel Gossett, member from association representing certificated employees
  • Dawna Hansen-Murray, member from association representing classified employees
  • Katy Henry, member from association representing certificated employees
  • Terri House, member from association representing classified employees
  • Wayne Leonard, member with expertise in employee health benefits policy and administration
  • Alison Poulsen, member with expertise in employee health benefits policy and administration