Founded in 2005, the Shared Ethics Advisory Commission represents local government entities of Lake, Porter and LaPorte Counties which have voluntarily committed themselves to the Shared Code of Ethics and Values.These cities, towns and counties work together to achieve the Commission’s primary goals of: Heightening awareness of ethical issues within municipal government. Assisting municipal employees with the practical tools to make ethical decisions.This mission is accomplished through a variety of methods, including regular training sessions, printed training materials, advocacy articles and an ongoing collaborative effort to enhance ethical behavior within participating governments.For upcoming meetings, training and events, please visit our Calendar section.
2015 Ethics Summit, March 12, 2015. (Indiana Supreme Court Justice Robert Rucker pictured)Fostering ethical behavior through education and training at the 2015 Ethics Summit at Avalon Manor. Justice Rucker gave the keynote speech, followed by interactive audience participation in the discussion of case studies containing multiple ethical issues. A panel, including the author of the case studies, commented on the findings of the individual discussion groups.