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California JPIA Taps Tripepi Smith for Capstone Award Video Production

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California JPIA LogoThe California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (California JPIA) tapped Tripepi Smith to produce four videos for the 2021 CJPIA Capstone Award Finalists. This year’s finalists were City of Big Bear Lake’s Rachel Bowman, City of Lake Elsinore’s Shannon Buckley, City of Laguna Niguel’s Dorna Farhadi and City of La Cañada Flintridge’s Arabo Parseghian. The videos highlight interviews detailing the four finalists’ achievements as well as words of affirmation from their peers.

“The Capstone Award recognizes outstanding individuals that work tirelessly behind the scenes,” said Chief Executive Officer Jon Shull. “The Authority relies on municipal risk managers like them to effectively carry out our mission in forging strong partnerships with members. We are grateful to Tripepi Smith for showcasing their important stories.”

The Capstone Award is an annual award received by a California JPIA member who best represents risk management policies and practices in local government. Recipients of this award are able to efficiently coordinate their agency’s risk management efforts, mitigate loss, develop programs to decrease risk exposures for their agencies and influence the community in safety.

Parseghian, division manager for the City of La Cañada Flintridge, was selected from among the four finalists for his exemplary risk management efforts and received the Capstone Award on October 7 at the California JPIA’s 26th Annual Risk Management Educational Forum in San Diego.

Principal Katherine Griffiths, with support from Business Analyst Sara Madsen, managed the video creation process for all four videos by conducting interviews, creating storyboards, filming content and editing the final videos. The videos include scenery from each of the finalist’s agencies, as well as “behind-the-scenes” footage of each finalist in their workspace.

“The California JPIA cares deeply about serving and honoring their members. We strived to portray how capable and passionate the finalists are in the videos we created,” said Katherine. “It was a pleasure to collaborate with the Authority to create videos that honored the hardworking members who support risk management in their communities.”

Tripepi Smith provides ongoing marketing and communications support, including content creation, social media management, newsletter distribution, photography, graphic design and video production services for the California JPIA.

Providing innovative risk management solutions for its public agency partners for more than 40 years, the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (California JPIA) is one of the largest municipal self-insurance pools in the state, with more than 120 member cities and other governmental agencies. Members actively participate in shaping the organization to provide important coverage for their operations. The California JPIA provides innovative risk management solutions through a comprehensive portfolio of programs and services, including liability, workers’ compensation, pollution, property, and earthquake coverage, as well as extensive training and loss control services. For more information, please visit the California JPIA’s website at cjpia.org.

About the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority

Providing innovative risk management solutions for its public agency partners for more than 40 years, the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (California JPIA) is one of the largest municipal self-insurance pools in the state, with more than 100 member cities and other governmental agencies who actively participate in shaping an organization that provides important coverage for their operations. The California JPIA provides innovative risk management solutions through a comprehensive portfolio of programs and services, including liability, workers’ compensation, pollution, property, and earthquake coverage, as well as risk management training and loss control services.

About Tripepi Smith

Tripepi Smith is a marketing, technology and public affairs firm based in Orange County, CA. Its clients include for-profit, nonprofit and public agencies throughout the state of California. The firm’s unique mix of marketing and technology prowess provides a competitive advantage for organizations seeking to leverage the Internet to achieve their communication goals. Tripepi Smith provides full content creation services, including: ghostwriting, collateral development, photography, video production, search engine optimization, email marketing, crisis communications, social media management and website design and execution. Tripepi Smith clients include: City of Santa AnaCity of Culver CityCity of Rolling Hills EstatesCity of TracyCity of Santa CruzCity of SnoqualmieCity of CupertinoCity of Daly CityCity of La Cañada FlintridgeCity of ParamountCity of Huntington BeachCity of El CerritoCity of Indian WellsCity of Yuba CitySanta Clara County Fire DepartmentIndustry Business CouncilNHA AdvisorsCalChoiceCalifornia Joint Powers Insurance AuthorityRowland Water DistrictCalifornia Contract Cities AssociationCalifornia City Management FoundationLeague of California CitiesInstitute for Local GovernmentRenne Public Law GroupInland Empire Utilities Agency and Climatec Energy Services.