Nepotism is patronage bestowed or favoritism shown on the basis of family relationship. More than one family member may be an employee of the district. The decision to employ more than one individual in a family shall be made on the basis of each individual’s qualifications and credentials.
No district employee shall be involved in hiring a family member. No district employee shall serve in a supervisory capacity over one of their family members employed by the district. No district employee shall attempt to influence the evaluation or conditions of employment of the employee’s family member with anyone who serves in a supervisory capacity over that family member.
Family members for purposes of this policy include husbands, wives, mothers, fathers, mothers-in-law, fathers-in-law, sisters, brothers, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, daughters, sons, daughters-in-law, and sons-in-law.
Approved: May 18, 2015
Revised/Reviewed: April 24, 2017