Code of Conduct

It will be construed that anyone who attends a Club event has tacitly agreed to abide by the Code of Conduct.

As a Member and/or User of the Michigan Argentine Tango Club (MATC) as defined in the Club’s Constitution and Bylaws, I will:

  1. Represent MATC with professionalism, dignity and pride, and be responsible for conducting myself with courtesy and appropriate behavior.
  2. Conduct myself in a respectful manner, exhibit appropriate social dance conduct, and be a positive role model.
  3. Seek training for my volunteer role by participating in meetings, self-study, or other training opportunities to help me work more effectively with appropriate audiences.
  4. Display respect and courtesy for club members, users, other volunteers, program participants, visitors, clients and property.
  5. Provide a safe environment by not harming others in any way, whether through discrimination, sexual harassment, physical force, verbal and/or mental abuse and harassment, neglect, or other harmful actions.
  6. Respect the privacy of persons served by the organization.
  7. Work cooperatively with the MATC Board and other club volunteers.
  8. Respect and follow UM policies and guidelines for conduct at the events organized on University property.
  9. Keep my personal opinions and actions separate from those made as a representative of this organization.
  10. Avoid conduct that would jeopardize program effectiveness.
  11. Promote and support the MATC in developing effective Argentine Tango dancing programs, milongas and other events.

    As a MATC Member and/or User, I will NOT:

  12. Use vulgar or inappropriate language in any of my communications with and on behalf of the Club.
  13. Use or be under the influence of illegal drugs.
  14. Consume or be under the influence of alcohol, drugs or consume tobacco at club events.
  15. Discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status or disability, and sexual orientation.
  16. Conduct club financial transactions that have a negative impact on the organization including theft or embezzlement.
  17. Indulge in the destruction of any MATC financial documents.