The Ethics Committee is responsible for maintaining the Standards of Conduct and educating members about the Standards of Conduct and related ethical issues.
Kick-Off Meeting Info: Saturday, August 10, 2019, Columbus, Ohio at 1 pm – 5 pm
This group requires one face to face meeting per term. This kick-off meeting will be held at ASAE Annual Meeting in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday, August 10, 2019. This meeting is mandatory for new council members. A second meeting will be held at ASAE headquarters in the spring of 2020 with the option to participate in person or virtually. Skills needed: An interest in ethics, as well as background knowledge in organizational culture or human resources, is helpful.
Projects for 2019-2020 include:
- Collecting and providing resources about ethics codes, policies, and practices.
- Promoting an understanding and application of appropriate behaviors for association executives, the associations they represent, their volunteer leaders, and their industry partners and consultants in the context of ASAE’s Standards of Conduct.
- Developing ethics related tools for the association community and educating the community on why and how to use these tools.
- Reviewing ASAE’s Standards of Conduct
- New volunteers are required to attend the volunteer group’s kickoff meeting in order to serve. There is no virtual option for this meeting.
- Council members (or their organizations) pay their own travel expenses to attend meetings. ASAE does not reimburse Board, Committee, or Council members for travel.
- Members can only serve on 1 (one) yearlong volunteer group (council or committee) at a time.
- New members must attend a virtual orientation session prior to the Annual Meeting. New members can either participate live during the orientation or listen to the recording of the session.
In principle and in practice, ASAE values and seeks diversity and inclusive practices within the association management industry.
ASAE promotes involvement, innovation, and expanded access to leadership opportunities that maximize engagement across identity groups and professional levels. Identity groups include and are not limited to age, appearance, disability, ethnicity, gender, geographic location, nationality, professional level, race, religion, and sexual orientation.