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How to Update Your Code of Ethics for Today's Members

An association’s ethics code should be reviewed, updated frequently

The dynamic of what it means to be a member of an association is constantly changing, so an organization’s ethics code needs to keep pace.

Social media and virtual meetings have created new areas for potential ethical violations, for example, and issues such as the #MeToo movement are directing new focus on existing areas. Guidelines that were implemented even a few years ago may feel out of place.

Mariama S. Boney, CAE, CEO of Achieve More LLC and a member of the American Society of Association Executives' (ASAE) Ethics Committee, said an association’s ethics code should be updated frequently to keep up with the times.

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