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Standards, Codes, and Ethics
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This document outlines a leadership development and emergency succession plan for the Council in the event the president is unable to fulfill her duties.
The Council's policy regarding the process for determining compensation for key employees.
This document outlines the policy and its related procedures for the Council's eventual permanent change in executive leadership.
The formal records retention policy of the Council.