CODE OF CONDUCT
The Brentwood Youth Activities (BYA) is committed to providing a safe outlet of healthy activities and training in an environment without disruption or interference. Responsible behavior by BYA Board members, coaches, parents, visitors, and children are essential to achieving this goal. All members are expected to adhere to the BYA Code of Conduct while on BYA Property, Brentwood School District Property, At BYA Sponsored events, while in BYA uniform, and during the length of term as a member or board member of the BYA.
1. All members of BYA will engage in verbal encouragement of each other and of our child participants with dignity and integrity. As a result, vulgar language and name-calling will not be tolerated.
2. All members of BYA will engage in financial practices that support the life of programs here in BYA at all times. As a result, misuse of BYA funds will not be tolerated.
3. All members of BYA will engage in physical interactions with each other and with our child participants that are appropriate for greeting, motivational and educational purposes. As a result, harmful or sexual physical contact or violations of personal space including fighting, spitting, pushing, hitting, punching, or attempting to strike, as well as damaging ones property or BYA property will not be tolerated.
4. All members of BYA will engage in online practices that promote the programs of BYA and that model upstanding discourse online. As a result, cyber-bullying and harassment will not be tolerated.
5. All members of BYA will have access to certain documents upon request, equipment and supplies. Original documents, sports equipment, education supplies, cleaning supplies, office supplies are “BYA Property”. As a result, theft of “BYA Property” will not be tolerated and authorities will be called based on the nature of the theft involved.
BYA Board Members and Members in General who do not follow this code of conduct will incur the following disciplinary procedures based on the nature of the conduct and not in any specific order.
a. Verbal Warning with 2 or more members present
b. Written Warning in the form of an email or letter
c. Suspension from ones duties until the next board meeting
d. Dismissal/ Removal Proceedings
The Board, however, may vote to suspend these proceedings in the case that a member’s or board member’s actions are so egregious that he or she merits a written warning or immediate removal.