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Advisory Council on Ethics

Role to the Agency

  • Provide ethics guidance to all employees
  • Keep abreast of all policies that have ethical overtones, e.g., Ethics Policy, Fundraising Policy, and Nepotism Policy
  • Provide input and recommendations for formulation of new policies

Goals for the Future

To Issue Opinions

  • Advisory Council on Ethics (ACE) will provide answers (if possible) to a situation(s) that falls outside of the "Letter of the Law" or policy, provide the "Spirit of the Law" or what the policy intends
  • Provide material and support for implementation of uniform ethics training
  • Establish communication line between Council, Executive Staff, Board, and employees
  • Continue open forums for employees to express concerns and ask questions about ethical behavior and policies, etc.

If you would like more information about ACE or have an ethical question you may contact:

Oscar Mendoza
Deputy Executive Director
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
PO Box 99
Huntsville, TX 77342-0099
Phone: (936) 437-6232
Fax: (936) 437-8925
E-mail: Makayla Wiley

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