To ensure all Red Cross societies are equal and that each will provide aide to the other (American, 2015).
Who is their governing body? Namely, the American Red Cross is governed by their Board of Governors, which governs, directs, and oversees the management of the business and affairs of the organization (American, 2015). Ultimately, the Board of Governors executes the principles of the American Red Cross, which are found in the Congressional Charter of the American Red Cross (American, 2015). Structurally, the board has a membership between 12 and 20 members, which is selected by the Board of Development Committee and requires full board approval (American, 2015).
Based on prior bad acts, the Board of Governors vowed to raise the standards of ethics and conduct by promoting a culture of compliance by implementing Ethics Rules and Policies, Policy on Financial Conflict of Interest Management, Red Cross Code of Business Ethics and Conduct, and the Ombudsman Office guide (American, 2015).
Additionally, they established a Concern Connection Line, which is available 24 hours a day to report concerns about fraud, waste, abuse, unsafe, unethical, or illegal conduct (Ferrell et al…