Ethics Committee

The Ethics Committee shall have the power to receive, initiate and investigate complaints of unethical conduct of members (to include fellows), associate members and affiliates; to report on types of cases investigated with specific description of difficult or recalcitrant cases; to dismiss or recommend action on ethical cases investigated; to resolve cases by agreement where appropriate; to formulate rules or principles of ethics for adoption by the association; to formulate rules and procedures governing the conduct of the ethics or disciplinary process for approval by the Board of Directors acting on behalf of Council; and to interpret, apply, and otherwise administer those rules and procedures.


  • 2015 Chair: Andrea M. Barnes, JD, PhD

  • Janice R. Adelman, PhD (2015-2017)

  • Mary A. Connell, EdD, ABPP (2014-16)

  • Christina Harms, JD (2014-16), public member

  • Dorothy E. Holmes, PhD, ABPP (2013-15)

  • Linda K. Knauss, PhD (2014-16)

  • Nan Presser, PhD (2015-2017)

  • Brian Huntting Stagner, PhD (2014-16)

  • Lisa A. Suzuki, PhD (2014-16)

  • Patricia L. Watson, PhD (2015-2017)

Annual Reports