Board of Ethics

The mission of the Board of Ethics generally is to uphold the highest possible standards of integrity in city government and to aid the officials and employees of Bowling Green in maintaining these standards so that each will conduct himself/herself in a manner that will preserve public confidence in city government and respect for the office/position represented.

Report ethics concerns or complaints to the Board of Ethics online.

City's Code of Ethics

Board of Ethics Policy for Complaint Procedures

Board Members

  • Cathey Gumm
    Project Manager for the Housing Authority of Bowling Green.
  • Mike Holian
    Volunteer Chaplain for the Bowling Green Police Department.
  • Linda Taylor Leigh
    Co-owner and Office Manager for Select Inc. d/b/a Select Practice Opportunity (physician recruitment firm) and retired City employee.
  • Michele Tolbert
    Director of Human Resources for Warren County Public Schools.
  • Walter Hawkins
    Attorney, Hawkins Law Office, PSC, handles DUI and other criminal cases, Personal Injury, Employment Law and Family Law cases.


Investigate complaints, issue orders and advisory opinions, control and maintain financial statements for those required to file, and enforce the city’s Code of Ethics policy for all who fall under its jurisdiction.


Five members appointed by the Mayor to serve two-year terms.


Monthly on the fourth Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. in City Hall.

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