Code of Conduct
The Code of Conduct shall apply to all San Antonio Area HIV Health Services Planning Council Members, Support Staff, Grantee Staff, Guests and all Participants.
The Code of Conduct is established to remind the San Antonio Area HIV Health Services Planning Council Members, Support Staff, Grantee Staff, Guests and all Participants that individually and collectively, they must adhere to high ethical standards.
Responsibility of Planning Council Members:
Planning Council members are agents of public purpose and serve on the Planning Council or a Standing Committee for the benefit of the public. They are bound to discharge faithfully the duties of their appointment, regardless of personal consideration. They should take actions and make decisions based on their merits, objectively, without partisanship and in accordance with the Conflict of Interest policy. Planning Council members will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex or gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or disability status.
Planning Council members and all aforementioned individuals will follow these ground rules in all meetings:
- Conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner at all times.
- Disclose all conflicts of interest.
- Disagreements will focus on issues, not personal attacks on participating individuals.
- No member may represent or imply official representation of the Planning Council without permission.