Code of Conduct
Crewman Code of Conduct
Our goal is to create a family atmosphere and to provide fun and interesting activities for our members.
As a member of the U.S.S. White Buffalo you will be expected to comply with the following Code Of Conduct:
I agree to support the decisions of the Command Staff & my Dept. Chief
I agree to accept assignments & to work to make the club a success.
I will share my talents and abilities with the club.
I will offer to pay for gas when given a ride by another member.
I will not bring drugs, alcohol, tobacco, or bad language to activities.
I will not come to activities if I am sick.
I will clean up after myself, and help clean up at activities.
I will avoid reckless horseplay.
I will leave prejudices, rumors, gossip, and backbiting outside all chapter activities.
I will not be involved in loud or abusive arguments. If possible I will defuse confrontations.
I will not cheat or take advantage of a fellow crewmember.
I will take complaints about ship or crew to my Department Chief or the Command Staff.
I will use common courtesy and treat everyone on board like family!
By participating in an event,
I certify that I have read and understand the Code Of Conduct,
and I agree to abide by it.
I understand that failure to abide by the code may result in my being asked to leave an activity,
or the cancellation of my membership in the club.
I understand such decisions are at the discretion of the Command Staff.
Senior Officers Code of Conduct
The following applies to Department Chiefs,
Assistant Department Chiefs,
and Staff Officers serving as part of the Senior Staff:
I will be a shepherd, not a sheepherder (I will lead by example).
I will scrupulously follow the club’s General Code Of Conduct.
I will attend all of the club functions that my schedule permits.
I will arrive on time to all club functions as my schedule permits.
I will inform the Captain or Executive Officer as soon as possible
if I will be late to or absent from any club function.
When unable to attend SOM, I will send a fully-briefed representative
(this can be another member of the Senior Staff)
I will inform the Captain or XO in advance. Failure to do WILL result in demerits.
I am my Department Members’ interface and advocate with the Command Staff.
I will have a monthly contact with each Department Member, preferable in person or by phone.
I will collect and turn in PMP sheets for everyone in my Department (including myself) in a timely manner.
I will not ask any member of my Department to do anything I am not willing to do myself.
I will ask the Command Staff for help when I feel overwhelmed.
I will have fun.