Leadership

A member who is elected or appointed to one of these positions acquires a second set of rights and responsibilities, in addition to those which are theirs as a general member.

Rights
It is the right of NEWH, Inc. Leaders to:

  • Receive adequate and competent direction and support from other leaders of the organization;
  • Have the support and cooperation of the membership of the organization;
  • Depend on the membership to accord them the courtesies of meeting protocol and group etiquette; and
  • Expect support of the industry when organization sponsored events serve industry interests.

Responsibilities
As an NEWH, Inc. Leader it is their responsibility to:

  • Know the duties of the position to which they were elected or appointed;
  • Review the tenets and objectives of the organization;
  • Review the NEWH, Inc. By-Laws and Board Handbook for policies of the organization and the position to which they were elected or appointed;
  • Act with the care that a reasonably prudent person in a similar position would use to perform their duties under similar circumstances, and must perform their duties in good faith and in a manner they reasonably believe to be in the best interest of NEWH, INC.;
  • Use disciplined judgment in making fiscal decisions;
  • Refrain from engaging in personal activities which would injure or take advantage of NEWH, INC.;
  • Not use their position of trust and confidence to further their private interests;
  • Study and practice good leadership skills and techniques;
  • Serve all members, not just a selected few; and
  • Bring genuine interest, enthusiasm and sufficient time to their duties to discharge their responsibly.

They Will Not

  • Realize secret profits or unfair gain through personal transactions with or on behalf of the NEWH, INC.;
  • Compete with NEWH, INC. to its detriment;
  • Usurp an opportunity of NEWH, INC.;
  • Realize personal gain from use of material, non-public information; and
  • Will avoid even the appearance of a conflict of interest.

 

NEWH Conflict of Interest Disclosure Questionnaire

NEWH Conflict of Interest Disclosure Questionnaire

 
Financial Interests - A conflict may exist where an interested party, directly or indirectly benefits or profits as a result of a decision, policy or transaction made by NEWH, INC.
 
During the past 12 months (for each yes response, please describe below after selecting yes)
 
Has NEWH, INC. proposed to contract or contracted to purchase or lease goods, services, or property from you or from any of your relatives or associates, or from an entity in which you hold a significant ownership interest? *
Has NEWH, INC. offered employment to you (not applicable to existing staff) or to any of your relatives or associates? *
Have you, or any of your relatives or associates, been provided with a gift, gratuity or favor of a substantial nature from a person or entity that does business or seeks to do business with NEWH, INC.? *
Have you or any of your relatives or associates been gratuitously provided use of the facilities, property, or services of NEWH, INC.? *
Have you, a relative or an associate, or an entity in which you hold a significant ownership interest, been in a position to benefit financially from an action, policy or transaction made by NEWH, INC.? *
 


 
Other Interests - A conflict may also exist where an interested party obtains a non-financial benefit or advantage that he/she would not have obtained absent his/her relationship with NEWH, INC., or where his/her duty or responsibility owed to NEWH, INC. conflicts with a duty or responsibility owed to some other organization.
 
During the past 12 months (for each yes response, please describe below after selecting yes)
 
Did you make use of confidential information obtained from NEWH, INC. for your own benefit or for the benefit of a relative, associate, or other organization? *
Are you, a relative, or an associate in a position to benefit in a non-financial way from an action, policy, or transaction made by NEWH, INC.? *
 


 
Code of Ethics *
Conflict of Interest/Disclosure Agreement *
For the purpose of authentication, the name I have entered in the below space is intended as my signature, by which I acknowledge that I have read, understand, and agree to abide by the NEWH Leadership Agreement, NEWH Code of Ethics, NEWH Conflict of Interest/Disclosure Agreement/Questionnaire and NEWH Conflict of Interest Affirmation of Compliance.