How to File an Ethics Complaint 

NAPR requires its members to adhere to our strict Code of Ethics and to maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct. 

Should you feel that one of our members has exhibited conduct contrary to our standards, we welcome and encourage you to inform us. Setting forth and adhering to the Code of Ethics distinguishes our membership and we are very proud of that distinction. We welcome your inquiries and comments. 

Process for Submitting a Complaint

Anonymous complaints will not be accepted.

Contact NAPR Headquarters 

  • Provide your name, address, company (if applicable) and telephone number and the name, address, company and telephone number of the entity about which you are filing a Complaint.
  • Provide a brief explanation (in writing) of the circumstances. You may choose to list the sections of the Code of Ethics you believe were violated. This will expedite the investigationAn Ethics Committee Investigator will be assigned.
  • The Ethics Committee Investigator will contact the Complainant (You) and the Respondent (entity about which a Complaint has been filed) to obtain information. 
    • You will be asked to provide the Investigator with a detailed account of the circumstances. 
    • You will be asked to provide the Investigator with copies of any and all pertinent documents regarding the allegation of unethical acts. 
    • The Investigator will also interview the Respondent.
  • Following the investigation, the Ethics Committee will convene to discuss the Investigator’s findings and render a decision. 
    • The Ethics Committee can either find there is no violation of the Code of Ethics
      The Ethics Committee will impose a sanction on the Respondent and may require the Respondent to submit a plan of corrective action.
  • You will be notified in writing of the decision, as will the Respondent.