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Ethics Advisory Board

Ethics Advisory Board

Established May 11, 2021, the Ethics Advisory Board advises the City Council and City staff on matters related to the City's Code of Ethics.

The Ethics Advisory Board

The Code of Ethics is rooted in the City’s values, which include:

Respect – Demonstrating courtesy and regard for all;

Ethics – Being above reproach in our actions;

Stewardship – Being a guardian of the resources provided by those we serve;

Integrity – Honoring our commitments and making our word our bond;

Engagement – Having authentic conversations and ensuring all voices are heard.

Apply for the Ethics Advisory Board

Apply to be the City’s Ethics Officer

The City of Wichita is committed to establishing and maintaining an effective ethics policy for elected and appointed officials. 

Download a printable copy of the City of Wichita Council Policy 39

Submit an Ethics Complaint

Download and print the City of Wichita Ethics Complaint Form. This form must be filled out in its entirety and notarized. Please return to:

​City Hall
​Attn: City Clerk
455​ N Main, 13th Floor 
Wichita, KS 67202

Because some advisory boards and commissions are joint city/county endeavors, complaints about county appointees should be directed to the County Manager's Office (call 316-660-9393 or email If a complaint is received by the City of Wichita about a board or commission member who is appointed by Sedgwick County, the City will notify the County Manager's Office and inform the complainant that the City's Code of Ethics has no jurisdiction.

Ethics Complaints Dashboard

EAB Report 2022-01.pdfEAB Report 2022-0103/17/2022Bryan FryePassedComplete03/30/2023N/A
EAB Report 2022-03.pdfEAB Report 2022-0310/17/2022Brandon StewartPassedComplete05/18/2023Yes
EAB Report 2022-05A Final.pdfEAB Report 2022-05A Final12/20/2022William StoutPassedComplete05/18/2023Yes
EAB Report 2022-05B Final.pdfEAB Report 2022-05B Final12/20/2022William StoutPassedComplete03/16/2023N/A
EAB Report 2023-06 Final.pdfEAB Report 2023-06 Final02/06/2023Chester PinkstonPassedComplete05/03/2023N/A
EAB Report 2023-07 and 2023-08 Final.pdfEAB Report 2023-07 and 2023-08 Final02/06/2023Jose SalcidoPassedComplete05/03/2023N/A

​Board Members

The Ethics Advisory Board shall enforce the City’s Ethics Policy. In addition to the requirements of Section 2.12 of the Code of the City of Wichita, such members: 

  • May not be a member of the City Council, or the spouse or domestic partner of a member of the City Council
  • May not be an employee of the City of Wichita or the spouse or domestic partner of an employee of the City of Wichita
  • May not hold elected public office, or be a candidate for any elected public office
  • May not be an elected or appointed member of any local, state, or national committee of any political party, nor an active member of a political party or active member of any partisan political club or organization, nor substantially involved (paid or unpaid) with a current or the most recent campaign for City Council or Mayor in the City of Wichita
  • May not have been convicted of a felony or crime of moral turpitude
  • Must have good moral standing and reputation
  • Have no conflict of interest, including but not limited to: owning business entities under or negotiating a contract with, selling goods or services to or receiving economic development incentives from the City of Wichita
  • Be representative of the demographics of the City of Wichita
  • Submit to a criminal background check

Apply for the Ethics Advisory BoardView the Board Member Roster


Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Evergreen Community Center & Library, 2601 N. Arkansas, Wichita, KS 67204. Additional meetings may be held as needed, or meetings may be canceled if there are no new business items.  

The November EAB meeting has been canceled. The next scheduled meeting is December 14, 2023. 

Agendas & Minutes

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​Ethics Policy Training Materials

Elected and appointed officials of the City of Wichita can find training materials for understanding and applying the Ethics Policy below.

Ethics Policy Training Video