USGBC Alabama Chapter
Election 2010/2011 Ballots
Voting is now open through close of business on December 17, 2010. You must be a Chapter member in good standing to vote. You may only vote once with the branch ballot for which you are a member.
Select your branch below to go to the voting page and cast your ballot.
Thank you for your interest in the future of USGBC Alabama!
Questions about the nomination, election and voting process may be directed to
John Roper, firstname.lastname@example.org (205) 910 5064.
USGBC’s Conflict Policy (Summarized)
Leaders must avoid activities and situations that actually, potentially or apparently conflict with the Council’s or Chapter’s interests or interfere with the role models’ duty to serve the Chapter with undivided loyalty (“conflicts”). Conflicts include: (1) having a direct financial or close personal interest in a company, service or product that could be affected (in a positive or negative manner) by a decision of a board, committee or other Chapter governing body on which the Leader serves, (2) revealing or misusing confidential information, (3) accepting or offering substantial gifts, excessive entertainment, favors or payments which may reasonably be construed to constitute undue or otherwise improper influence, (4) breaching any fiduciary duty owed to the Chapter, (5) participating in any private inurement transactions, which include transactions where the Chapter’s resources are transferred to an individual solely by virtue of the individual’s relationship with the Chapter and without regard to accomplishing the Chapter’s purposes, (6) exploiting opportunities for personal or private benefit that could otherwise benefit the Chapter, and (7) taking direct action on behalf of the Chapter that may result in material personal or private benefit or that may result in a material adverse impact to a personal or private competitor.
USGBC’s ANTITRUST COMPLIANCE POLICY (SUMMARIZED)
Organizations such as USGBC may engage in a number of educational activities for its members and the public. For example, USGBC may collect or distribute to industry participants, customers and the public information about green building products or services. However, since organizations like the USGBC involve interaction and communications between competitors, they also are subject to scrutiny under the antitrust laws. It is the policy of USGBC to comply fully with the antitrust laws. To avoid creating any issues under the antitrust laws, the members of the USGBC should not engage in any discussions or agreements concerning the following topic either in formal meetings or informal social gatherings:
1. Prices, price changes, price quotations, bids, pricing policies, pricing philosophies, price levels, price differentials, mark-ups, discounts, or allowances;
2. Any element of price, including credit, warranties, or other terms and conditions of sale;
6. The amount that a company pays for goods and services;
7. The selection, rejection or termination of customers or suppliers;
9. Restrictions on the development or use of technology; or
Please note that this statement is not complete and is only a general guide. The intent of this is to remind the members of the importance of continued compliance with the antitrust laws.