The ACN Code of Conduct

ACN Members agree:

  • To act in the best interests of, and fulfill their obligations to, ACN and its members;
  • To act honestly, fairly, ethically and with integrity;
  • To conduct themselves in a professional, courteous and respectful manner;
  • To comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations;
  • To accept the personal responsibility of keeping up-to-date on emerging issues, and to conduct ourselves with professional competence, fairness, impartiality, efficiency, and effectiveness;
  • To act in good faith, responsibly, with due care, competence, and diligence, without allowing their independent judgment to be subordinated;
  • To act in a manner to enhance and maintain the reputation of ACN;
  • To act in a manner that promotes inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility;
  • To promote respect and differences of opinion;
  • To make available to and share any information that may be appropriate to ensure transparency and proper conduct and sound operation of the Association’s governance and management;
  • To not use information acquired in the course of service for personal advantage;
  • To not violate any federal, state or local laws governing ACN and to understand and adhere with all governing documents applicable to ACN.
  • Respect the structure and responsibilities of the association management company to provide operational support to the strategic and policy direction identified by the Board.

A Member who has concerns regarding compliance with this Code of Conduct should raise those concerns with the President of the ACN Board of Directors.

Members acknowledge that they have read and will comply with this Code.

Adopted by the ACN Board of Directors on 9-28-22

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