Code of Conduct

As an SMO member you agree to:

  • Always show respect your fellow members at all times;

  • Always show respect and appreciation for the volunteers who give their time to help the society and/or event(s);

  • Will not use membership directory for personal gain, sales or other activities;

  • Will not sell or give membership directory information to anyone outside of the society;

  • Be honest in conducting the member’s business;
    Respect the confidentiality of information gained through the society;

  • Act fairly;

  • Foster an ethical culture and take responsibility for one’s conduct.

  • Never yell, taunt, or threaten physical violence upon another member, a volunteer or event spectator;

  • Never use abusive or vulgar language, or make racial, ethnic or gender-related slurs or derogatory comments at society events, forums, chats or blogs, etc.;

  • Never make unwanted sexual or physical contact with other members;

  • Report violations of the Member Code of Conduct policy to the Board in writing.