Committee Details

Committee on Professional Ethics

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Charge:

  • To provide a point of contact with other societies and associations in the area of professional ethics.
  • To develop and implement a program of education sensitizing members of ASA to the ethical issues in statistical practice and in other fields in which statistics is used.
  • To maintain and promulgate, subject to Board review and approval, the set of ASA Ethical Guidelines that describes the general view of ethics in statistical practice, and develop and maintain supplements to the Ethical Guidelines for areas of application that give an understanding of ethical statistical practice as it applies to that area (e.g., law or medicine).
  • The Committee does not have the authority to act on, rule on, or arbitrate ethical matters.
  • Execution of a program of professional certification is not included in this charge.
  • Composition: The Committee consists of nine members, three of whom are appointed/reappointed by the President Elect each year for three year terms. One member is also appointed by the President Elect (when necessary) to serve as the Chair.


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    Membership

    The Committee on Professional Ethics has 6 member(s), and 3 liaison(s).

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    Name

    Position/Term

     
    Belin, Thomas R.
    University of California, Los Angeles
    Dept. of Biostatistics
    51-267 Center for Health Sciences
    Los Angeles, CA   90095-1772
    United States
    Phone: (310) 206-7361
    Fax: (310) 206-7361
    tbelin@ucla.edu
    Member (2014 - 2019)
     
    Elliott, Alan C.
    Southern Methodist University
    1739 Green Tree Place
    Duncanville, TX   75137
    United States
    Phone: (214) 768-3262
    acelliott@smu.edu
    Member (2015 - 2020)
     
    Georgiou, Andreas Vasilios
    15101 Grey Pebble Drive
    Darnestown, MD   20874
    United States
    Phone: (301) 804-7217
    Fax: (301) 990-9261
    avgeorgiou@yahoo.com
    Member (2018 - 2020)
     
    Gomes, Harold Levi
    U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
    2 Massachusetts Ave., N.E.
    Room 3655
    Washington, DC   20212
    United States
    Gomes.Harold@bls.gov
    Member (2017 - 2019)
     
    Hawes, Michael B.
    U.S. Department of Education
    400 Maryland Ave, S.W.
    Suite 2E311
    Washington, DC   20202
    United States
    Phone: (202) 453-7017
    Fax: (202) 401-0920
    michael.hawes@ed.gov
    Member (2015 - 2020)
     
    Stodden, Victoria
    vcs@stodden.net
    Member (2017 - 2019)
     

    Marker, David A.
    Westat
    1600 Research Blvd.
    Rockville, MD   20850-3195
    United States
    Phone: (301) 251-4398
    davidmarker@westat.com

    Professional Issues & Visibility Council Liaison
    2019 - 2021
    Professional Issues & Visibility Council Vice Chair
     

    Williamson, David
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    1600 Clifton Road, NE
    Mail Stop F-57
    Atlanta, GA   30333
    United States
    Phone: (770) 488-3669
    dxw2@cdc.gov

    Professional Issues & Visibility Council Liaison
    2019 - 2019
    ASA Vice President
     

    Wasserstein, Ronald L.
    American Statistical Association
    732 N Washington Street
    Alexandria, VA   22314-1943
    United States
    Phone: (703) 684-1221 x1860
    ron@amstat.org

    Staff Liaison
    2009 - 2020
     
     

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