Daily Journal masthead

Probe finds no ethics violations from Ohio school board member who represents private colleges

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Ethics commission says a state school board member's leadership role with an association representing independent universities doesn't constitute a conflict of interest.

State school board member C. Todd Jones announced this week he received a letter from the Ohio Ethics Commission saying there was no evidence he violated any ethics laws by serving on the board while simultaneously working as president, general counsel and lobbyist for the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio.

The Plain Dealer reports (http://bit.ly/1I8GJzb ) the commission investigated Jones following a complaint from a resident in 2013.

The commission found Jones didn't vote on school board matters of direct monetary benefit to members of the association and didn't lobby the legislature on matters before the board.


Information from: The Plain Dealer, http://www.cleveland.com

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Follow Daily Journal:

All content copyright ©2015 Daily Journal, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.