II. Board Member Code of Conduct
As a Board member, I understand that I have duties of care, loyalty, and obedience to the organization.
As a Board member, I agree to:
III. Ethics Statement
This justifies periodic training for the entire BoT, Director, and all staff members on important issues that affect the workplace today. Examples include diversity training, effective communication, gender issues, sexual harassment, and guidelines for professional behavior.
The Trustee should disqualify him/herself and withdraw from any personnel decision that affects the staff member with whom s/he was involved with in a conflict of interest.
When a Trustee uses the library as a patron, he or she is bound by the Patron Code of Conduct as any other person enjoying the resources and services of the library. Similarly, any infraction will be addressed accordingly to BoT By-Laws protocol.
IV. Corrective Action/Removal