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March 22, 2004
DH-04 TK 023
Contact: Thomas Knox
(310) 243-3367
Email: tknox@csudh.edu


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Media Advisory

Ethics in Public Administration Roundtable
Set at California State University, Dominguez Hills

CARSON, Calif. – The Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), will hold an “Ethics in Public Administration Roundtable” on Wednesday, March 24, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Loker University Student Union. Robin Bittick, Ph.D., and CSUDH assistant professor of public administration, will moderate the panel discussion.

WHO: Panel members Lt. Bob Olmsted, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Betty Anderson, supervising field attorney for the Transportation Security Administration, Steve Chudy, senior ethics officer for Boeing Aircraft and Rudy Vanterpool, philosophy professor, CSU Dominguez Hills

WHAT: Ethics in Public Administration Roundtable

WHERE: California State University, Dominguez Hills, Loker University Student Union, 1000 E. Victoria St., Carson 90747

WHEN: Wednesday, March 24, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

“Ethical deliberation is not simply a narrow interest among philosophers (ethicists), but is a matter of individual and communal concern in the broadest sense of the word,” said Rudy Vanterpool, Ph.D., panel member and philosophy professor at CSUDH.

Each panel member brings a wealth of experience and insight in the arena of ethics in public administration to the discussion. Anderson has served the federal government in varying capacities for nearly 27 years. She is a former chief counsel for the U.S. Customs Service where she also served as the agency’s ethics officer. Lt. Olmsted holds a master’s degree in Public Administration from CSUDH. He has served the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for more than 27 years. He holds teaching and management credentials. Chudy is the executive ethics director for Boeing’s Chief Technology Office and its Phantom Works Division. He manages Boeing’s Ethics Program. Bittick, winner of the Society for Public Administration’s award for best section newsletter in 2003, has served CSUDH since 1998.

The panel will discuss topics including, “Professional Ethics and Core Values,” “Professional Responsibility and Moral Integrity,” “Could vs. Should, What Enron has Taught Us” and “Ethics in the Global Marketplace.” For more information, call (310) 243-2444.

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