The Lakeland Nonprofit and Public Service Center will host “Ohio Ethics Law: Can I Do That?,” Thursday, June 5 from 7 - 9 p.m. on the college's main campus, 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland 44094, in the H Building, room 101.
There is no fee but registration is required. To register, visit lakelandcc.edu/ce, or call 440-525-7116 and mention registration number 15UNPC109.01.
This session, which meets the requirements of the governor’s executive order pertaining to ethics training, will provide timely information regarding the Ohio Ethics Law and related statues that pertain to all public servants – including elected and appointed public officials as well as public employees.
The program, which is open to the general public, will also be of special interest to employees of private sector organizations that are regulated by, or do business with, public offices.
Presenter Susan Willeke, education and communications administrator of the Ohio Ethics Commission, will help participants recognize ethical conflicts and challenges and will provide sound guidance on a wide array of topics ranging from nepotism and peddling to confidentiality, supplemental compensation and more.
· How to identify and avoid acting on potential conflicts of interest
· The definition of public contracts and ethics prohibitions related to public contracts
· How to identify potential post-employment requirements
· What general assistance is available from the Ohio Ethics Commission to understand and comply with ethics laws and related statutes
About the Lakeland Nonprofit and Public Service Center The Lakeland Nonprofit and Public Service Center provides customized consulting services and offers educational and professional development programs throughout the year for both individuals and organizations. The center also provides opportunities for networking, dialogue and collaboration for those in the nonprofit and government sectors. For more information, visit lakelandcc.edu/nonprofit or call 440-525-7434.