Section 1.

 The Rogue Festival is an all-volunteer, community-based organization. Participation in the organization’s programs is strictly voluntary and subject to the observance of the organization’s rules, procedures, and by-laws. The Code of Conduct outlined below are the guidelines adopted by the Rogue Festival. Any volunteer, staff member, or performer who violates this Code is subject to review for participation in the organization, up to and including removal from the organization.

 

Abusive language towards a volunteer, staff member, performer, or audience member.

 

Disruptive or destructive behavior toward the work of volunteers and staff; toward the work, focus, or performance of fellow artists; toward billet hosts, or toward audience members and/or Tower District patrons, businesses and their operations.

 

Intentional discourtesy or rudeness to a volunteer, staff member, performer, or audience member.

 

Verbal, physical, or visual harassment of a volunteer, staff member, performer, or audience member.

 

Bullying or taking unfair advantage of any volunteer, staff member, performer, or audience member.

 

Bringing into a Rogue Festival event dangerous or unauthorized materials such as explosives, firearms, weapons, or other similar items.

 

Actual or threatened violence toward any individual or group.

 

Conduct endangering the life, safety, health, or well-being of others.

 

Failing to cooperate openly and in good faith* with other volunteers, staff members and performers. *“In good faith” meaning to work openly, with a sincere motive, and without any malice or the desire to defraud, lie to, or hurt others.

 

 Section 2. Redress of Issues or Complaints.

Members with concerns about the Rogue Festival, or the running of the Rogue Festival by the Rogue Staff or Board, may voice their concerns or ask questions to any member of the Rogue Festival Board at any time via email. If the concern is of a serious nature, a meeting may be called to resolve the issue openly and respectfully. The Rogue Festival Board may be contacted at roguefestivalboard@gmail.com.

 

The Rogue Festival Board currently consists of Jaguar Bennett (president), John Jordan, Jayne Day, Tiffany Griggs, Tracy Olsen, Wendy Berry, Tina Jones, and Amber Strid.