FIRST Policies

Operating rules and policies for FIRST.

Operational Framework

The FIRST Operational Framework contains the governing principles and high-level operating rules for the FIRST organization.

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The Bylaws are the operating rules and policies for FIRST.ORG, Inc.

» Bylaws

Whistleblower Protection Policy

In keeping with the policy of maintaining the highest standards of conduct and ethics, FIRST will investigate any suspected fraudulent or dishonest use or misuse of FIRST's resources or property by staff, board members, consultants, or volunteers. Staff, board members, consultants, and volunteers are encouraged to report suspected fraudulent or dishonest conduct (i.e., to act as "whistleblower"), pursuant to the procedures set forth below.

» Whistleblower Protection Policy

Conflict of Interest Policy

The purpose of the conflict of interest policy is to protect the FIRST's (Organization) interest when it is contemplating entering into a transaction or arrangement that might benefit the private interest of an officer or director of the Organization or might result in a possible excess benefit transaction.

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