Code of Ethics

Membership in the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society carries special responsibilities to the public at large and to the specific communities and recreation and park agencies.

Article VII of the PRPS Bylaws sets forth a Code of Ethics, by which Members agree to abide. They pledge to conduct themselves in a professional manner consistent with the following principles:

A. To adhere to the highest standards of integrity and honesty in all public and personal activities to inspire public confidence and trust.

B. To strive for personal and professional excellence and to encourage the professional development of associates and students.

C. To strive for the highest standards of professional competence, fairness, impartiality, efficiency, effectiveness, and fiscal responsibility.

D. To avoid any interest or activity which is in conflict with the performance of job responsibilities.

E. To promote the public interest, to support equal opportunities, and to avoid personal gain or profit from the performance of job duties and responsibilities.