Code of Conduct

CODE OF CONDUCT FOR NCIA BOARD MEMBERS

Each member of the NCIA Board of Directors affirms that he/she will abide by the Code of Conduct of the National Correctional Industries Association (NCIA), and conduct his/herself in a manner consistent with the principles included but not limited to those stated herein.

“I agree to:

  • Abide by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, the state wherein the Association is chartered, and the state where I live and work.
  • Abide by the bylaws, resolutions, and policies and procedures of the Association, while conducting Association business.
  • Declare any personal and financial interest in matters before the Board and recuse myself from any and all votes arising from and/or affecting said matter.
  • Declare nepotism and family interest in matters before the Board and recuse myself from any and all votes arising from and/or affecting said matter.
  • Not participate in any business of the Association, nor vote on any action of the Association, which would result in a conflict of interest, financial or otherwise, for myself or any member of my family.
  • Not engage in discriminatory action based on race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual preference, national origin, marital status, age, disability or any other protected class.
  • Not tolerate acts deemed to constitute discrimination or harassment based on race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual preference, national origin, marital status, age, disability or any other protected class.
  • Not use my position for personal gain, nor accept or consent to receive anything of value, when the acceptance may jeopardize, or appear to jeopardize the position of trust and responsibility placed upon me by the Association.
  • Not, as an officer, board or committee member officially representing the Association, discriminate against an adopted policy of the Association as established in written bylaws, resolutions, policies and procedures of the Association.
  • Never compromise myself on any matter that would cause anyone to doubt my personal or professional character, or bring discredit and dishonor upon the Association.”