COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL ETHICS (COPE)
Hal Strough, ATC
District IX Representative (FL)
Board Liaison: President Scott Byrd
1. NATA Committee
a) Composition. This district-based committee is comprised of members with an interest or background in ethics.
b) District IX Representative is appointed by District Director.
c) Purpose. Uphold the NATA Code of Ethics and the Membership Standards, Eligibility Requirements and Membership Sanctions and Procedures. Educate the membership about athletic training and ethics.
d) NATA Duties
i) Address ethics complaints.
ii) Ascertain that the Code of Ethics and the Membership Standards, Eligibility Requirements, and Membership Sanctions and Procedures are up-to-date and not in conflict with federal or state laws, rules and regulations or NATA policy.
iii) Inform the membership about ethics and the ethics complaint process.