Dominique Kurihara, Risk Manager
Dominique Kurihara, Risk Manager

Human Resources Department
Risk Management Division

100 Santa Rosa Ave, Room 1
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Phone: (707) 543-3024
Fax: (707) 543-3035



Risk Management administers the various insurance programs for the City of Santa Rosa in order to minimize harm to the physical, human, and fiscal resources of the City and to minimize the total cost of risk to the City of Santa Rosa.


  • Administer self-insured and insured programs for liability, and property and casualty
  • Process claims and oversee insurance requirements
  • Administer self-insured and insured programs for employee benefits
  • In conjunction with third-party administrators, administer the self-insured workers' compensation program
  • Ensure compliance with applicable local, state and federal legislation
  • Issue Certificates of Insurance


California State Department of Insurance

Sonoma County Risk Management
(707) 565-2942
575 Administration Drive, #116-C
Santa Rosa, CA 95403



Risk Manager
Dominique Kurihara
(707) 543-4656

Safety Analyst
Rebecca West
(707) 543-3036

Risk Analyst (Workers' Comp)
Amanda Tonks
(707) 543-3028

Risk Technician (Liability Insurance/WC)
Mirella Stevens          
(707) 543-3025

Human Resources Technician (Employee Benefits)
Michelle Capella          
(707) 543-3062

Senior Administrative Assistant
Lily Hsieh
(707) 543-3027

General Information   
(707) 543-3024
(707) 543-3035 Fax