Public Officers and Employees Liability Insurance Commission (POELIC)

Public Officers and Employees Liability Insurance Commission (P.O.E.L.I.C)

Background & Mission

The Public Officers and Employees Liability Insurance Commission (P.O.E.L.I.C) was created by the Legislature in 1979, following a study commission of the need for professional liability insurance for law enforcement personnel and local governments. This Commission has broad power for public official & law enforcement liability coverage and meets on a quarterly basis to carry out its responsibilities.

This P.O.E.L.I.C commission also has statutory responsibility for excess liability insurance covering state, university, and community college employees  covered under the Defense of State Employees Act, Article 31A of NCGS §143.

POELIC Commission Members

All P.O.E.LI.C Commission members are appointed and are not paid a salary for their service. The Department of Insurance, Risk Management Division provides staff, conducts research, and performs administrative duties for this Commission.

Public Officers & Employees Liability Insurance Commission Meeting Schedule

The Commission meetings are tentatively scheduled as follows:

  • Tuesday, March 12, 2024
  • Tuesday, June 11, 2024
  • Tuesday, September 10, 2024
  • Tuesday, December 10, 2024

The location for the meetings will be the Board Room, Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina, 101 Weston Oaks Court, Cary, North Carolina or by conference call. It will be decided where meetings will be held a week prior to the scheduled meeting time. Meetings will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will adjourn around 11:30 a.m.

Questions can be directed to Latarsha Silver, P.O.E.L.I.C Staff Administrator, at 919-647-0065.