Established in 1978, the County Road Association Self Insurance Fund, CRASIF, is a group of 70 county road commissions who have joined together to provide workers compensation insurance for over 3,500 employees.
Our mission is to reduce the potential for employee injury and to provide a comprehensive disability management program for employees eligible for workers' compensation.
Board Meeting Schedule*
|Sept 13, 2017
||Annual Membership Meeting, Boyne Mountain Resort, 9:00 am – Register; 10:00 am – Program.
|Oct 11-13, 2017
||Strategic Planning Workshop, Mission Point, 12 noon
|December 4, 2017
||Board Meeting, Mount Pleasant, TBD
latest news from crasif:
First Time Risk Control Award Winners
- October 9, 2017
A number of CRASIF members received risk control awards for the first time at our Annual Meeting. Arenac CRC received the Turnaround Award for achieving the largest reduction in it’s experience modification factor from the previous year. Isabella CRC, Mackinac CRC, Oscoda CRC and Wexford CRC had no reportable workers’ compensation claims during the last 12 months. Washtenaw CRC went on the Honor Roll for the first time after acheiving a less than 1.0 experience modification factor. Huron CRC and Alpena CRC were recognized for the best experience modification factor in their payroll classes. Keep up the good work everyone!
Risk Control Grants Awarded at Annual Membership Meeting
- October 9, 2017
The following members received risk control grants on September 13 at the CRASIF Annual Membership Meeting: $500 – Iron CRC, $750 – Montmorency CRC, and, $1,000 to Manistee CRC. The purpose of the grant is help off-set the costs for investing or upgrading safety equipment or training. Congratulations!
Robidoux, Smigelski Re-elected to CRASIF Board; Doty and Campbell Elected to First Term.
- October 9, 2017
The membership re-elect Doug Robidoux (Mason) and Jerry Smigelski (Presque Isle) to the Board of Trustees. Tom Doty (Mackinac) was elected to his first term. Jesse Campbell, a current trustee by appointment who filled the space vacated by former trustee Joyce Randall, was elected to his first term. Robidoux, Doty and Campbell were elected to a 3 year term; Smigelski will fill the remaining 2 years of the term vacated by Randall. The election results were announced at the 39th Annual Membership Meeting on September 13. Congratulations to all!
2017 CRASIF Annual Membership Meeting
- August 2, 2017
CRASIF will be holding it’s 39th Annual Membership Meeting on Wednesday September 13 at the Boyne Mountain Resort in Boyne Falls Michigan. The meeting will start at 10 am and last to around 3:30 pm. The morning session will include presentations on having a workplace violence crisis response plan, making a return to work program successful, and, an overview of the workers’ compensation claim process. A CRASIF sponsored lunch will follow. After lunch, the Annual Business Meeting will be held providing members with reports detailing the state of the Fund. We hope you can make it!
Our meeting precedes the 5th Annual NMARC/ASMCRA Joint Conference at the same location.
A Call for Candidates for the Board of Trustees
- June 19, 2017
A letter has been sent out to all commissioners and road commission administrative staff calling for candidates for the board. This year CRASIF will have two (2) three-year at-large positions, one (1) three-year northern region position, and one (1) two-year northern region position to fill. The incumbents Jesse Campbell from Alcona, Doug Robidoux from Mason and Jerry Smigelski from Presque Isle will be running for re-election. Trustee Bob Ottenhoff will not be running for re-election.
Please send a letter indicating your interest and qualifications along with a picture to the attention of CRASIF Controller Doris Baakko or CRASIF Administrator Jim deSpelder. The letter can be sent to CRASIF’s mailing address or electronically to DBaakko@crasif.org. The deadline is Friday July 7th, 2017.
After July 7th, ballots will be sent out to the membership. The election results will be announced at CRASIF’s Annual Membership Meeting on September 13 at the beautiful Boyne Mountain Resort in Boyne Falls.