Nepotism is banned for anyone who will be directly employed or contracted by NDTC.
Competitive bids are required on any contract or purchase that exceeds $10,000 or more in a 12 month period. This excludes those who may be de-escalation trainers for NDTC. Contracts that range between $5,000.00 and $10,000.00 require consideration and debate by the board of directors otherwise they are subject to competitive bidding.
Matters that are clear conflict of interests will be disclosed to the board and excluded from considerations as appropriate measures and operations that NDTC may be engaged in.
It is understood that Mr. Guarnieri holds the intellectual property rights to the materials used under licenses to NDTC and that without these materials NDTC would not be capable of current operations. These materials are subject to registered copyrights and trademarks held by Mr. Guarnieri and Bradford-Grant, LLC. Therefore, this shall not constitute a conflict of interest.
NDTC encourages the reporting of any activity that is either inappropriate or illegal. The NDTC board shall take appropriate action to investigate and act to address any impropriety. Such actions shall be reported in the NDTC Board Minutes.
Compensation for employees and clearly designated positions within NDTC shall be the subject of board review for appropriateness.
Sunday, October 3rd: NDTC Medical Director, Dr. Tim Eckstein, has ordered the resuming of training activities at the Southwestern National Regional Training Center (SWRTC). The remaining five (5) NDTC Regional Training Centers are not currently impacted because their (respective) rate of positive COVID-19 tests have not been more than 15%. Dr. Eckstein is continuously monitoring the situation in the National Network and will direct any changes as may be necessary.