Code of Conduct
Adopted Sep 4 2011 by majority voice vote at annual membership meeting.
The conduct and language of members of the Pacific Association of Women Martial Artists (PAWMA) organization must meet acceptable social standards and must contribute to a positive work environment. Members’ conduct at PAWMA events must not compromise the integrity of the Pacific Association of Women Martial Artists’ service. There is an expectation that members are to treat everyone within and outside the organization with respect and dignity and must not engage in discrimination or harassment based on any of the prohibited grounds covered by the Constitution of the United States. These prohibited grounds include race, color, ancestry, place of origin, religion, family status, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, illness, sexual orientation, age, and political belief.