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

Please review Chapter 25 (Code of Ethics) to determine if an ethics violation or concern has been committed, all matters may not be handled by the Board of Ethics.

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
    VP, Commercial Relationship Manager, WealthSouth
  • Barry Pruitt
    Director of Security & Investigations, Houchens Industries
  • Mike Riggs
    Executive Chef/Food Service Director, Arcadia Communities Senior Living
    Business and Industry Trainer, WKU Workforce Development
    Owner, Mise En Place Culinary Specialist
  • Debby Peeples
    Commercial Real Estate Sales and Leasing Agent, Neal Turner Realty Commercial and Industrial Brokerage
  • Jeffrey Stein
    Assistant General Counsel, Fruit of the Loom


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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