The board is made up of five members that are appointed by the County Executive and subject to the approval of the County Legislature. Members serve a three-year term and current members include:
Susan Crossett Dilks January 31, 2018
John Lloyd January 31, 2018
Rose Sebouhian, Chair January 31, 2020
Mary Kay Szwejbka January 31, 2019
Benjamin Webb January 31, 2020
Roles and Responsibilities:
The Chautauqua County Ethics Board was established in 1990. The board helps ensure that County government is free from improper influence by: prescribing and promulgating rules and regulations governing its internal organization and procedures consistent with the Code of Ethics; reviewing with public officials the disclosure requirements of the code; ensuring proper filing of Financial Disclosure Statements; conducting investigations, hearings and other examinations relating to the Code; recommending and imposing sanctions, penalties, or fines in accordance with the Code; recommending content for training and education of County officers and employees; and preparing an annual report and recommending changes or improvements to the Code of Ethics.