Violations of the Code of Ethics and the CEM®/AEM Professional Code of Conduct

If a candidate is found to have violated the IAEM Code of Ethics and the CEM/AEM Professional Code of Conduct, the CEM Commissioner reviewer will present the documents in question to the Chair of the Council CEM Commission. The Chair will appoint a review committee consisting of three independent CEM Commissioners to review the documents in question.

If the review committee determines that a candidate has violated the IAEM Code of Ethics and the CEM/AEM Professional Code of Conduct, IAEM will provide written evidence of the violation to the candidate and give the candidate an opportunity to respond to this evidence in writing within thirty (30) days from the date of the letter.

If, after reviewing the candidate’s response, the Chair determines that the candidate has violated the IAEM Code of Ethics and the CEM/AEM Professional Code of Conduct, the Chair will make a recommendation to the Council Board of Directors to impose sanctions.

Sanctions for committing any of the above offenses include a complete rejection of the entire portfolio, revocation of all fees paid, and up to and including a lifetime ban on future credentialing.

 

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