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Code of Ethics Committee

History: Established 2016.

Chair & Members: Appointed by the AAS President for a term of one year, beginning at the conclusion of the AAS summer meeting.

Charge: To promote a high level of ethical conduct by astronomers through development and sponsorship of educational activities for AAS members and other astronomers; to oversee the investigation of complaints concerning possibly unethical conduct of AAS members, attendees of AAS-sponsored meetings, and users of AAS-sponsored services; and to supervise mediation or recommend sanctions when a violation of the Code is found to have occurred.

Contact: CoEC@aas.org

Committee members