Policy Management 
    
    Aug 15, 2018  
Policy Management
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BOT 3.0 - Board Member Code of Ethics :


SUMMARY/SCOPE
The Board Member Code of Ethics policy establishes the expectations imposed by the provisions of the Ethics in Public Service Law and the Board of Trustees’ commitment to follow ethical, businesslike, and lawful conduct.

DESCRIPTION
The Edmonds Community College Board of Trustees shall ensure they are in compliance with the following:

1. Members must represent un-conflicted loyalty to the people of College District 23. Accountability to employees, other organizations, and any personal interest as a consumer must be superseded by the interests of Edmonds Community College while acting as a college Trustee.

2. Members must avoid a conflict of interest(s) with respect to their fiduciary and policy-making responsibility.

3. Members will observe the provisions of the Washington Open Public Meetings Act (RCW 42.30.030).

4. Board members will not attempt to exercise individual authority over the organization.

5. Members will respect the confidentiality appropriate to issues of a sensitive nature, in particular, maintain strict confidentiality of all and any matters discussed in executive session.

GLOSSARY TERMS
Board of Trustee(s)

RELATED POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
BOT 3.01pr Board Member Code of Ethics: Procedure 

SOURCE INFORMATION
(was) B 3.6 Board Members Code of Ethics

RCW 42.30.030 Meetings declared open and public.

CONTENT OWNER. The primary responsibility for this policy belongs to:
President’s Office, Secretary of the Board of Trustees

PRIMARY CONTENT CONTRIBUTOR (Director/Dean)
President’s Office, Secretary of the Board of Trustees

REVIEW PERIOD
Three years. Requires President’s recommendation to the Board of Trustees.

REVIEW HISTORY
2017-Feb 09  Revised by Board Resolution 17-2-1

2007-Jan 11  Amended

2001-May  Approved B 3.6



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