International Ethics Committee


Ms. Colleen Brown

Ms. Colleen Brown
Dept. of Transportation & Infrastructure
PO Box 6000
Property Services Branch - Transportation & Infrastructure
Fredericton, NB
E3B 5H1

Phone: (506)444-2047


Vice Chair

Mr. Matthew R. Hansen

Mr. Matthew R. Hansen
Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP
2801 Alaskan Way Ste 300
Pier 70
Seattle, WA 98121-1128

Phone: 206.777.7502


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Mission Statement

The mission of the International Ethics Committee is to promote and enforce the highest ethical and professional standards of members of the Association and to provide such other related services to the Association and the International Executive Committee as may be requested from time to time.

The membership of this committee shall represent the diversity of the Association and shall include both Senior and non-Senior members and shall have at least one of its members as an Attorney at Law.

The functions of said Committee shall be as follows:

  • It shall periodically review and recommend updates or modifications to the Code of Ethics, Rules of Professional Conduct, Standards of Practice for the Right of Way Professional and Disciplinary Procedures.
  • It shall develop and periodically revise ethics courses and presentations as well as a suitable examination for each course. It shall also, in conjunction with the Partnership for Infrastructure Professional Education (PIPE) provide for ethics instruction in other Association educational courses.
  • It shall from time to time publish opinions based upon actual cases, member questions, and other inquiries to educate the members of the Association regarding the Code of Ethics, Rules of Professional Conduct, Standards of Practice and Disciplinary Procedures.
  • It shall communicate and cooperate with any Foundation, Professional Association, or licensing agency on ethical matters related to any of the various disciplines of our members.
  • It shall enforce through the Chapters the disposition of disciplinary matters as provided for in the Association's Policy and Procedures Manual.
  • It shall provide the International Executive Committee, through the General Counsel, with regular confidential reports on disciplinary complaints.

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