Professional Standards 2016
Staff Liaison: Nancy Merdzinski, Chief Executive Officer
Goals of the Professional Standards Committee:
1. Hold formal hearings to resolve charges of unethical conduct by members, as provided in the Bylaws and the Code of Ethics and Arbitration Manual.
2. Arbitrate disputes among members fairly, and offer mediation services, in accordance with the Bylaws.
A total of at least thirty-six individuals are appointed for three year terms, with twelve positions expiring each year. Prior to appointment to the Professional Standards Committee, members should first serve on the Board Grievance Committee to ensure training in the ethics area. Appointed members must attend a Board approved Professional Standards Training program.