10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
7 October 2024

Ethics and the Elected Official: The Misconceptions and Reality

State of the Industry / Profession

Learn from an engineer who is also an elected official, on what it is REALLY like to be in public office, through the lens of ethics. Is what you hear in the news about government and ethics correct? What are the hyperboles, misconceptions, and realities of being an engineer in public office? When Carol, a licensed professional civil engineer, was elected, she did not realize the ethical maze that she would have to navigate every.single.day. Ethics has to be at the forefront of every decision and every action; and to Carol, it's an honor and privilege that she takes seriously. Attend this session to learn the ethical dilemmas she has faced as an elected official, how she has handled them, and how you can learn from her experience in how to navigate ethical situations.