Ethics Board

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Ethics Board

Purpose: The Ethics Board is responsible for administering the Pokagon Band Code of Ethics to ensure that public officials and public employees shall always fulfill their duties, observe standards of ethical conduct. The Ethics Code's main purpose is protecting Pokagon Band interest. This is accomplished through ensuring public officials and public employees' compliance with the Ethics Code requirements of upholding standards of ethical conduct, avoiding conflicts of interest, disclosing affiliated economic and business interests and/or affiliations, prohibit using any power or function that places personal interests of the citizens. Finally, the Ethics Code affords due process to public officials and employees who are accused of violating it.

Ethics Board Members

Elizabeth Rinehart, Chair
Alys Seamans, Treasurer
Jarred Winchester, Secretary
Teresa Melendez, Officer
VACANT, Officer

Goals for 2024

Goal 1: Compile a list of proposed changes to the Ethics Code to increase readability and understanding.
Goal 2: Complete HR Ethics Training Module to explore applicability
Goal 3: Explore opportunities to automate the financial disclosure process on SharePoint

Questions, Concerns, Need to Report?

Ethics Board Hotline (269) 462-4286