Risk Management

Contact

John Polkinghorn, Risk Manager
Phone: (605) 988-3718
Fax: (605) 988-3822
Email: jpolkinghorn@catholicmutual.org

Risk Management Curriculums in CMG Connect

If you are currently an employee or volunteer at a parish, Catholic school or diocesan organization, please sign-in to the same CMG Connect account you use for Safe Environment. Recommended curriculums relevant to your position, such as Defensive Driving, Facilities Management, and School Safety will appear under “Optional Trainings”.  If you do not have a CMG Connect account, please create a new account.  If you need assistance, please contact the Safe Environment Office.

Forms

Consent Forms
Youth Ministry Parental Consent Form (One Day): completed by parents/guardians when their minor child, aged 18 and under, will be participating in a single day activity. The completed form should be securely filed at the diocesan facility for three years after the participants’ 18th birthday.
Youth Ministry Parental Consent Form (Overnight): completed by parents/guardians when their minor child, aged 18 and under, will be participating in a single day activity. The completed form should be securely filed at the diocesan facility for three years after the participants’ 18th birthday.
Facility Use Forms
Facility Use Policy: must be provided to any individual or group who wants to use a diocesan facility for their event
Facility Use Application: completed by an individual or group wanting to use a diocesan facility for their event
Facility Use Agreement: completed by an individual or group AFTER a diocesan facility has approved the individual’s or group’s Facility Use Application
Special Events Coverage Application: used when an individual or group is unable to obtain the liability insurance required by the Facility Use Policy for their event
Adult-Hold-Harmless-Indemnity-Agreement: recommended for use with specific individuals or groups; please contact  John, our Risk Manager, with questions and eligibility.

How do I know if my parish is listed as “additionally insured” on the liability insurance certificate?

Liability Waiver Form
Adult Liability Waiver: completed by adults, aged 18 or older, who are planning to participate in a parish or school event involving youth, including group leaders and chaperones. The completed form should be securely filed at the diocesan facility for three years after the date of the event.
Volunteer Driver Application
Volunteer Driver Application: completed by all adults who drive on behalf of a diocesan organization. The completed form should be securely filed at the diocesan facility for three years. Adult drivers are also strongly encouraged to sign-in to their CMG Connect account to complete the Defensive Driving Curriculum.