Values and Behaviors


"Tribal approaches to conflict management stem from a focus on involving everyone in the community, using ceremony as a balancing and healing process, bringing authentic emotions and apologies into the process, and building past lessons into the discussion of current conflicts.” - Polly O. Walker

Adapatability

Welcome new direction and innovation.

Communication and Teamwork

Foster an open, collaborative and inclusive environment.

Constituent Focus

Develop and provide effective, progressive programs and services.

Hospitality

 Provide a welcoming environment.

Positive Environment

Foster a zeal for work while maintaining a balance between professional and personal life.

Professionalism

Reflect dignity, trustworthiness and integrity.

Quality

Insist on quality in work, take pride in results, and embrace continuous learning through professional development.

Relationship

Nourish the spirit of partnership and create and environment where everyone's contribution is valued.

Responsibility

 Promote accountability in all aspects of behavior.

Respect

Honor the diversity of all cultural values and perspectives.

Reciprocity

Embrace the mutual and cyclical exchange of sharing and receiving.  

Stewardship

Manage effective and efficient use of resources.