No Board member or committee member of the Hammond Free Library shall derive any personal profit or gain, directly or indirectly, by reason of his or her participation on the Board. Other than compensation, no employee shall derive any personal profit or gain, directly or indirectly, by reason of his or her employment by the Hammond Free Library except through activities that may facilitate professional advancement or contribute to the profession such as publications and professional service and have been fully disclosed to the Board.
Each individual shall disclose to the Board any personal interest which he or she may have in any matter pending before the Board and shall refrain from participation in any decision on such matter.
The existence of any such conflict and the process shall be documented in the minutes of any meeting in which the conflict was discussed or acted on.
Members of Hammond Free Library Board, committees, and staff shall refrain from obtaining any list of library patrons that results in personal benefit.
Statement of Associations
This is to certify that I, except as described on the reverse of this sheet, am not now nor at any time during the past year have been:
A participant, directly or indirectly, in any arrangement, agreement, investment, or other activity with any vendor, supplier, or other party doing business with Hammond Free Library that has resulted or could resulted or could result in personal benefit to me.
Any exceptions to the above are stated on the reverse of this sheet with a full description of the transactions, whether direct or indirect, which I have (or have had during the past year) with persons or organizations having transactions with Hammond Free Library.