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

  • Joanna Futrell
    Commercial Lender, American Bank.
  • Joanne “Joey” Powell
    Adjunct faculty, Western Kentucky University Art Department, Methods Class for Elementary Education Majors
  • Barry Pruitt
    Director of Security & Investigations for Houchens Industries.
  • Dan Rudloff
    Attorney, Rudloff & Rudloff, a full service law firm accepting cases in Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Automobile Accidents, Truck Accidents, Social Security, Unemployment Law, and Criminal Law in Kentucky.
  • Michele Tolbert
    Director of Human Resources for Warren County Public Schools.


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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