Celebrating a Commitment to Excellence

Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel
1230 J St., Sacramento, CA 95814
Grand Nave Ballroom – Lower Level

May 6-7, 2024

As of 2024, the ACWA JPIA Conference has been renamed the ACWA JPIA Membership Summit. The deadline to register for the Membership Summit has passed. To request a late registration, please contact

Important Summit Reminders:

  • The Board of Directors Meeting will utilize a new, digital voting system. Please bring your fully-charged smart device/ phone to vote. For more information, review the voting instructions & educational video.

  • The 2024 Spring ACWA JPIA Membership Summit will feature a CWIF Election on May 6, 2024. The CWIF Election Nomination deadline has passed.

ACWA JPIA Spring Summit Schedule & Meeting Locations

ACWA JPIA Membership Summit Packet

2023 Fall ACWA JPIA Conference

ACWA JPIA’s Fall Conference took place in Indian Wells, California.


Thank you to our Sponsors

Check out the list of Sponsors for Fall Conference.


Strengthening the Future

Dates: Monday, May 8- Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Location: Monterey Marriott, 350 Calle Principal, Monterey, CA 93940

Conference Schedule

Monday, May 8, 2023
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. —– Workers’ Compensation Committee Meeting
9:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. —– Executive Committee Meeting
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. —– Pre-Board Meeting Lunch (First come, first serve buffet luncheon)
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. —– Board of Director’s Meeting with Executive Committee Election
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. —– Dinner Celebrating the Retirement of ACWA JPIA CEO Andy Sells (RSVP required)

Tuesday, May 9, 2023
8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. —– Seminar I: Leadership, Digital Strategy, and Technology Risk
Presenter: Scott Klososky, Founding Partner, Future Point of View
10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. —– Seminar II: The New Path to Better Employee Health
Presenter: Tom Sher, Senior Vice President, Alliant
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. —– Sexual Harassment Prevention for Board Members & Managers
Presenter: Robert Greenfield, JPIA General Counsel

Exhibit Hall During ACWA’s Conference
From May 9-11, 2023, JPIA Staff and JPIA Executive Committee Members will be present during ACWA’s exhibit hall hours. The ACWA JPIA exhibit booth is a great place to catch up with familiar faces, ask pertinent questions and meet new JPIA employees. ACWA JPIA’s exhibit booth is at the #212 & #214 booth locations.

ACWA JPIA Spring 2023 Conference Reminders

Below is conference information to “Know Before You Go”. You can also listen to ACWA JPIA’s & ACWA’s  “Know Before You Go” podcast episode to prepare for the conference!
    • The ACWA JPIA Spring Conference schedule is included in your conference packet & can also be found here.
    • The ACWA JPIA Spring Board of Directors meeting (agenda found in your conference packet & here) will be held on May 8, 2023, at 1:00 pm. It will feature the Executive Committee election.
      • Executive Committee Election Procedures can be viewed here.
      • The Executive Committee Candidates’ Statement of Qualifications is in your conference packet and can also be found here.
    • There will be a dinner celebrating the retirement of ACWA JPIA CEO Andy Sells on May 8, 2023, at 6:00 pm in Ferrante’s Bay View Ballroom on the Monterey Marriott’s 10th Floor.
    • The deadline to RSVP for the May 8th dinner was 4/13/23. To be added to the wait list for the May 8th dinner, please email
    •  ACWA JPIA check-in & all meetings will occur in the Monterey Marriott’s San Carlos Ballrooms.
    • Maps noting ACWA JPIA’s event locations at the Monterey Marriott can be found here.
    • Please plan for extra time for parking and walking to the ACWA JPIA conference locations in the Monterey Marriott.
    • Valet services are available at the Monterey Marriott for $40 per day. There is no parking validation available from ACWA JPIA.
    • Monterey parking information can be found on the City of Monterey website. There are city parking options nearby the Monterey Marriott.
      • The City of Monterey’s Downtown West Garage and Downtown East Garage, located at 340 Tyler St, Monterey, CA 93940, are available 24 hours per day and are a 5-minute walk from the Monterey Marriott.
      • Please note that these are paid parking options & are subject to availability.
    • If you requested a conference packet when you registered for the conference, it has already been mailed to you. Please remember to bring your conference packet with you!
    • You can also print the conference packet before your arrival or use the digital version.
    • Please confirm your hotel reservation in advance. As a top tourism destination, Monterey hotels often get booked to full capacity.

For any questions, please email

For information about ACWA’s conference, which has a separate registration, check-in, and event locations, please refer to the ACWA app or visit: 

Swift and Steady

November 28-29, 2022  --  Hyatt Regency

JPIA's meetings and events for the 2022 Fall Conference were held at the Hyatt Regency, Indian Wells, CA.

Conference ScheduleConference Packet

Handouts - PFAS Contamination - The Risks and Realities for Water Districts

Handouts - Corporate Water Stewardship: How Companies are Addressing Water Risk

Navigating the Future

May 2-3, 2022  --  Sheraton Grand Hotel

JPIA's meetings and events for the 2022 Spring Conference were held at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento CA.

Conference Schedule  --  Conference Packet

Handouts - Cybersecurity for Utilities: Principles and Framework

Handouts - The Protection Gap: Climate Risk and Insurance

Handouts - Sexual Harassment Prevention for Board Members & Managers

May 11, 2021 - Virtual Sessions

Health Insurance Market Update: COVID Impact and Health Care Delivery Innovation


Annual Catastrophe Losses: How Secondary Perils Are Taking On A Primary Role

Presentation Slides


December 1, 2020, Virtual Seminar

 Virtual Armed Robbery

Seminar Slides