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Date:
March 7, 2024
Time:
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Time Details:
9:00 AM PT
Location:

Zoom Webinar

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Cost:
$60
Ethics in Action_George Hicks

IIMC Online Professional Development Program: Ethics In Action

Thursday, March 7, 2024

ETHICS IN ACTION The understanding and application of ethical principles is essential for Municipal Clerks who are essential representatives and participants in important matters and operations of their jurisdictions. The City Clerks Association of California (CCAC) lists and describes the duties and functions of this position, in part, as involving matters related to elections, local legislation, public records, political reform, open meeting laws, and a liaison relationship “between the public and the Council.” The important nature of this position mandates that Municipal Clerks possess the highest of ethical standards. They must be ethically grounded and prepared to deal with ethical issues they will face. Points: 1 CMC or 1 MMC Advanced Education Point EPP First Cohort members are invited to participate to earn 2 hours toward EPP Education with a completed learning assessment.

ETHICS IN ACTION

The understanding and application of ethical principles is essential for Municipal Clerks who are essential representatives and participants in important matters and operations of their jurisdictions. The City Clerks Association of California (CCAC) lists and describes the duties and functions of this position, in part, as involving matters related to elections, local legislation, public records, political reform, open meeting laws, and a liaison relationship “between the public and the Council.” The important nature of this position mandates that Municipal Clerks possess the highest of ethical standards. They must be ethically grounded and prepared to deal with ethical issues they will face. After completing this course, municipal clerks will be able to:

  • Define the term “Ethics.”
  • Implement a formula for ethical decision making.
  • Define their ethical belief system and boundaries.
  • Determine how to respond when faced with ethical pressures. 

Instructor: Professor George L. Hicks, MBA

OPD Instructor_Hicks_2022.03.24

George L. Hicks, MBA is a professor of business, ethics, leadership, diversity, and other disciplines. He is currently an adjunct faculty member of three colleges/universities. He is retired from a law enforcement career where he serviced as a police officer, agent, sergeant, and senior lieutenant with two southern California police departments for over 28 years. One of his specialties was the training of police officers and staff in diversity issues related to ethical treatment of the public.  

Mr. Hicks has taught and provided professional organizational training and education for over 38 years, the last 18+ years of that time in the capacity of a college professor and administrator in higher education at six colleges and universities. 

His education is as follows: A Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) in Leadership from Grand Canyon University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco, and an Associate in Arts degree with an Administration of Justice concentration from East L. A. Community College.  

He is a devoted husband, father, grandfather, church member, and leader. His personal ethical system is Christian Ethics.

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