Warren-Newport Public Library District Lake County, Illinois Board of Trustees Policy 1040 Indemnification and Insurance Adopted: June 13, 2006 Reviewed/Revised: August 21, 2012; August 18, 2015; July 17, 2018; February 15, 2022 ARTICLE 1. RIGHT TO INDEMINIFICATION The Warren-Newport Public Library District (WNPLD) will indemnify any present or former Trustee, officer, employee, or agent to the fullest extent possible under applicable law against expenses including attorneys’ fees, judgments, fines, settlements, and reasonable expenses, actually incurred by such person relating to their conduct as a Trustee, officer, employee, or agent of the Library District, except that indemnification shall not apply in the following circumstances: • For a breach of the duty of loyalty to WNPLD; • For acts or omissions not in good faith or which involve intentional misconduct or knowing violation of the law; • For a transaction from which such person derived an improper personal benefit or facilitated the improper personal benefit of another; • Against judgments, penalties, fines, and settlements arising from any proceeding by or in the right of WNPLD, or against expenses in any such case, where such person shall be adjudged liable to WNPLD. ARTICLE 2. INSURANCE WNPLD may purchase and maintain insurance on behalf of any person to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. _________________________________________