DHPSNY: Understanding and Managing Liability Insurance Needs for Historical Societies and Museums


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CCAHA is committed to providing universal access to our programs. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs; please contact Liyah Desher, by email at ldesher@dhpsny.org or by phone 215-545-0613 ext. 317, at least seven days prior to the start of this event to make specific arrangements.


When it comes to insurance, organizations have a focus on protecting themselves against financial loss from exposure to certain risks. Understanding how best to manage organizational risks and do so with limited resources is the challenge every organization faces. Join us for this overview on the role of insurance, the various types and considerations for risk management and protecting your organization.

About the Speaker:

Andrew Marietta (VP, Regional Development @New York Council of Nonprofits) joined NYCON in 2004, and he serves as a resource for nonprofits across NYS and provides direct assistance in the areas of nonprofit management, governance, strategic planning, marketing, fund development, insurance and risk management. He facilitates two Nonprofit Capacity Building Programs, and manages NYCON’s statewide partnership with the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA). He is also a licensed insurance broker with NYCON’s subsidiary Council Services Plus and has extensive knowledge in the areas of general liability and employee benefits. He possesses a master's in museum studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program. He serves on the Boards of the Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce, Otsego County IDA, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schoharie and Otsego Counties, and Mothers and Babies Perinatal Network. He also serves on the legislature of the Otsego County Board of Representatives.

About Documentary Preservation & Heritage Services for New York (DHPSNY)

The Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York (DHPSNY) program is a five-year initiative providing free planning and education services to New York State's collecting institutions. The program is overseen by the New York State Education Department's Office of Cultural Education, with services administered by CCAHA.

The DHPSNY team delivers education programming, Archival Needs Assessments, Preservation Surveys, Condition Surveys, and Strategic Planning Assistance to organizations in every corner of New York State. They serve the libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, and other institutions that safeguard New York's heritage.

Visit the DHPSNY website to learn more about their free programs and services.