2017-2018 MSHA Ethics Committee Members

Michelle Bailey
Cary Cekola
Mary Peterson
Robin Pollens
Katherine Rigley-Rowell

Are you wondering if your next step is ethical according the ASHA or MSHA Code of Ethics?  Are you concerned about an ethical question related to your work?  The MSHA Committee on Ethics can assist you.  Our role is to provide education, discussion, or resources for you to consider.   If you have a question regarding professional ethics you can use the MSHA Committee on Ethics Consult Form.  No Identifying information is required except the method by which you'd like to receive a reply.  You may send your completed consult request to the Committee at

Please note we are not a place to file a complaint or report.  If you have significant concern about a colleague you should report them to the ASHA Ethics Board at or the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.


MSHA Code of Ethics

ASHA Code of Ethics

An Ethical Scenario: Early On Ethics

ASHA Ethics in School Based Practice

FAQ School Based Related Ethics 

FAQ Dysphagia Related Ethics


State legislation preventing employers from asking for social media passwords from employees

ASHA summary of self-referral and anti-kickback regulations