The purpose of this Whistleblower Policy is to ensure that all ACPE and ACPE Foundation leadership, members, and staff carry out their duties in accordance with all applicable association policies, code of ethics, and standards, as well as all U.S. laws and regulations. And, that a structure is available for reporting of misconduct with protection from any means of retaliation.
This policy applies to all leadership, members, volunteers and staff of ACPE and the ACPE Foundation, as well as any affiliated groups, including regional and network leadership, volunteers, and members.
ACPE/ACPE Foundation have adopted association-wide standards, code of ethics, and other policies that govern all individuals and activities while performing services for or on behalf of the association. ACPE/ACPE Foundation leadership, volunteers, members, and staff are expected to abide by and conform to all applicable standards, code of ethics, and policies. These standards, codes and policies apply to all activities, including, but not limited to representation of the association(s), and/or participating in a leadership role, a program, or event of the associations(s).
In performing activities, individuals should: