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Committee on Professional Ethics

General Description

Principal Activities

The Committee is charged with

Neither COPE nor any of its members shall solicit or otherwise invite complaints, nor shall they provide advice on individual cases. COPE does not have the authority to investigate, disclose, make public, act on, rule on, mediate or arbitrate ethical complaints, alleged violations, or other ethical matters.

Miscellaneous Information

The business of this committee can be done by email or videoconference.

Note to the Chair

For the purpose of archiving the committee activities, the Secretary maintains a central file system for archiving committee records. Committee Chairs are asked to submit committee records on yearly basis. Chairs can submit material at their discretion, and some materials that they may wish to provide are meeting minutes, agenda, and emails. Confidential material should be noted, so that it can be handled in a confidential manner.


Past Members

A list of current and past members is available here: