Ethics Committee Governance Charter
Effective as of January, 2018
The American Polarity Therapy Association (APTA) Ethics Committee (EC) was established in 2017 as a standing committee within APTA. The EC was established by the APTA Board of Directors under the authority of Article V, Section 1 of the APTA Bylaws. This Governance Charter defines the structure and authority of the EC and establishes the guiding principles under which the EC operates, it is not intended to comprehensively address all possible situations.
In establishing the EC the APTA Board of Directors has empowered and authorized the EC to establish, administer, and enforce the APTA ethics program. The EC is responsible for the APTA ethics program’s governance and oversight and for developing, evaluating, and maintaining the ethics program’s policies, procedures, and enforcement mechanisms.
The purpose of the EC is to develop, maintain, and enforce the APTA ethics program.