UCLS Annual Convention in St. George, Utah February 22-24, 2017
Standards & Ethics Committee
Committee Mission Statement:"The UCLS Standards and Ethic Committee is dedicated to develop, review and promote professional standards and ethics of the land surveyors."
A. Develop Committee Bylaws
i. DOPL Advisory Responsibilities
ii. Processing and Work Flow of Complaints
iii. Committee Members being unbiased
iv. Follow up on action items
v. Committee Member Attendance
B. Review and update UCLS Code of Ethics
C. Inform, Educate, and Communicate with UCLS Members
D. Develop a sample survey contract
E. Review and update UCLS Model Standards of Practice for Boundary Surveys
F Review NSPS Standards
G. Develop UCLS Model Standards of Practice for Construction Surveys
H. Develop UCLS Model Standards of Practice for Topographic Surveys
The committee has made the following committee policy by majority vote:
1. "The Standards and Ethics Committee acts as a resource to the Department of Professional Licensing (DOPL). when the committee is requested by DOPL to review a survey competency issue, the committee will review the information provided and respond with an opinion. When the UCLS Standards and Ethics Committee is asked to review a survey competency issue brought by an individual or fellow professional they will perform a cursory review of the information provided, then refer the matter to DOPL with an opinion."
Chair: Matt Clark, 435-843-3404
ucls cODE OF ETHICS REVIEW
The Committee has reviewed and made proposed changes to four items of the UCLS Code of Ethics. When the review and changes are completed for the entire Code of Ethics, they will be forwarded to the UCLS State Executive Board for action.
If there are any comments or ideas about the items the committee is working on, please contact the committee chair.