Code of Conduct

Adopted Sunday May 2nd of 2021

Section 1. Discrimination All Mountain Party (hereinafter “Party”) figures and officials shall combat discrimination expressed against anyone due to their sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, body size, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally protected classifications; 

Section 2. Good Faith All Party figures and officials shall:

(a) act in good faith in their dealings with the Party or as a Party representative; 
(b) sufficiently carry out their duties to the Party; and
(c) assist the Party in its goals and initiatives to the best of their abilities.

Section 3. Use of Party Channels All Party figures and officials shall:

(a) make proper use of official Party channels by:

  1. allowing access only to approved members,
  2. using channels only for their designated purposes, and
  3. otherwise making use of channels in conformity with this Code.

(b) The term “Party channels” includes but is not limited to: social media, email, telecommunication, and digital communication; the term encompasses officially designated Party channels, unofficial Party channels, and channels used for Party candidates or for any Party business.

Section 4. Party Image. All Party figures and officials shall:

(a) engage in conduct which positively promotes the image of the Party;
(b) represent the Party in a manner which is professional, courteous, and welcoming;
(c) promote truth, reason, and honesty.

Section 5. Illegal Conduct No Party figures or officials shall:

(a) engage in illegal conduct which negatively impacts the Party or its reputation; or
(b) express public approval for such conduct. 

Section 6. Consequences The Party shall adopt any remedies it deems necessary when violations of this Code of Conduct occur. Possible remedies include: 

(a) warning by the Chair and instructions to act in accordance with this Code;
(b) in the event of a conflict arising from violations of this Code, any recommendations handed down by the ad hoc Conflict Resolution Committee consistent with Article III Section 6 of the Bylaws; 
(c) removal consistent with Article IX Section 2 of the Bylaws; 
(d) censure by the State Executive Committee; or 
(e) another remedy deemed necessary by the appropriate Party organs or committees.