Sandstone arch at sunrise.


We are committed to fostering a culture of integrity and excellence in service to the geosciences, humankind, and as stewards of Earth.

Enforcement Request Form
Use this form if you have proof of an adverse finding, sanction, or action against a Member and/or Awardee for misconduct that appears to violate GSA’s Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct.

Events Code of Conduct Complaints

  1. Associate Director, Scientific Integrity & Strategic Partnerships
    Nan Stout, or +1-303-357-1012
  2. Executive Director and CEO
    Melanie Brandt, or +1-303-357-1039

Ethics Updates

2023 Annual Ethics Report
Posted 1 Mar. 2024

2022 Annual Ethics Report
Posted 14 Mar. 2023

Update on Ethics Policy Changes
Posted 13 Jan. 2023



What is RISE?

RISE Liaisons
RISE Liaisons help make GSA meetings safe, respectful, and inclusive.

Learn about becoming a RISE Liaison

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The Geological Society of America is an Inaugural Member of the Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM.