Sexual Abuse Allegations Continue to Plague Arizona Company Massage Envy
An ethics expert told The Republic that Ramsey's votes are a conflict of interest because of his connection to Massage Envy, and he should have refrained from discussion or voting on any discipline cases involving the company.
By voting on those cases, he risks being perceived as acting on behalf of the therapists and company that employs them, said John Pelissero, a senior scholar in government ethics at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University.
"You are placing private interests above public interests," he said.
John Pelissero, senior scholar at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics quoted in the Arizona Republic and USA Today.