POLICIES 050 - 099

Policy & Procedures 052

052 Ethics Guidelines

I. POLICY
All POA employees, board members, committee members and volunteers will conduct POA
business in an ethical manner. 

II. RESPONSIBILITIES
POA board and General Manager

III. SCOPE
This policy governs all Big Canoe employees, board directors, committee members 
and volunteers.

IV. DEFINITIONS
Ethical manner:
1) Act as good stewards of the environment, resources and information entrusted to our care.
2) Treat Board members, employees, owners and the public with dignity and respect.
3) Comply with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and professional standards.
4) Make all decisions based on fairness and honestly to the entire community.
5) Be accountable for their actions.
6) Become leaders for Big Canoe
7) Disclose and avoid improper conflicts of interest.
8) Refrain from accepting gifts of value in those instances prohibited by law or POA policy.

IV. RELATED POLICIES OR DOCUMENTS
Procedure 052.1 Board Member Ethics
I. PROCEDURE
All board members are required to sign the “POA Standards of Conduct” at the time that they are elected to\\ the board.

II. RESPONSIBILITIES
POA Board

III. SCOPE
This procedure covers all Big Canoe POA board members.

IV. DEFINITIONS

V. RELATED POLICIES OR DOCUMENTS
POA Standards of Conduct: Approved by the POA board on November 17, 2022. This document requires signing of the “POA Standards of Conduct” yearly. This requirement is modified by this Procedure to require that each newly elected POA director sign the document prior to attending their first board meeting following election to the POA board.
Procedure 052.2 Employee Non-Fraternization Guidelines
I. PROCEDURE
A family member, roommate, close personal friend (in certain circumstances) or an individual who is currently involved in a non-platonic relationship with a Big Canoe employee may not be hired in the same department or continue to work in that department if it would create a supervisory/subordinate relationship with any individual described above, have the potential for creating an adverse impact on work performance of the employee or others, or reasonably create an actual conflict of interest, an appearance of conflict of interest, or the perception of unfairness to other employees. Exceptions require General Manager approval.

II. RESPONSIBILITIES
General Manager

III. SCOPE
This procedure covers all Big Canoe POA employees.

IV. DEFINITIONS

V. RELATED POLICIES OR DOCUMENTS
Procedure 052.3 Employee Acceptance of Gifts
I. PROCEDURE
Employees will not accept cash gifts or gratuities from any person or firm currently doing business with the POA, seeking to do business with the POA, or who has done business with the POA in the past five years. The General Manager will have the authority over non-cash gifts.

II. RESPONSIBILITIES
General Manager

III. SCOPE
This procedure covers all Big Canoe POA employees.

IV. DEFINITIONS

V. RELATED POLICIES OR DOCUMENTS
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