Ethics & Code of Conduct

City Management Fellowship and Keenan & Associates present, as a part of their Connect and Learn Series, an evening of discussion titled: “Public Officials Liability: Ethics & Code of Conduct.”

Would you do the right thing even if it meant you would be fired?  Joe Tanner, City Manager (retired) from the City of Vallejo will be at USC to share his experience in a California city that has since become infamous for its bankruptcy.

What would you do if it were your boss who was breaking the law?  Michael Martello, City Attorney (retired), City of Mountain View will share his experience with public officials and some of the ethical lapses that he witnessed in the agencies he served. Join us in this dynamic networking reception and discussion about real world examples facing “Public Officials: Ethics and Code of Conduct.”

Panelists include:

  • Joe Tanner, City Manager (retired), City of Vallejo
  • Michael Martello, City Attorney (retired), City of Mountain View
  • Karen Thesing, Assistant Vice President of Property and Casualty Division, Keenan & Associates
  • John Keisler (Moderator), Chief Financial Officer, City of Long Beach Police Department

Thursday, February 20, 2014

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Reception
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Panel and Discussion

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