The purpose of this Conflict of Interest Policy is to assure that members of the Anne Arundel Community College Board of Trustees exercise, at all times, impartiality and independent judgment and avoid improper influence or even the appearance of improper influence. Therefore members of the Board of Trustees in the performance of their obligations and responsibilities shall avoid any conflict of interest or the appearance of a conflict of interest between the interests of the College and the member’s interest. This Policy is intended to be consistent with Title 15 Subtitle 5 of the Annotated Code of Maryland and is not intended to limit a Board member’s obligations under the Statute.
The potential for conflicts of interest include, but are not limited to, when actions on behalf of Anne Arundel Community College by a member of the Board or any such member’s relative by marriage or blood (or any party, group, or organization in which any such member has an interest) may result in a personal gain to such member.
Although it is impossible to list every circumstance, the following activities appear to involve an actual or potential conflict and should be disclosed:
A. Outside Interests
B. Inside Interests
Adopted by the Anne Arundel Community College Board of Trustees this 26th day of February 2008.
Policy Title: Board of Trustees Conflict of Interest Policy
Policy Category: General
Policy Owner: Board Chair
Policy Administrator: Vice Chair
Contact Information: Erin O. Parker, General Counsel, email@example.com, 410-777-1220
Approval Date: February 26, 2008
Effective Date: February 26, 2008
Applies to: Board of Trustees
Related Policies: N/A
Related Procedures: Conflict of Interest Procedures
Relevant Laws: N/A