Code of Conduct

Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association

It is the policy of Korean-American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA) that:

  • All KSEA members and participants of the events organized by KSEA shall conduct themselves in a professional manner that is welcoming to all members and participants and free from any forms of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.
  • KSEA members and event participants shall treat each other with respect and consideration to create a collegial, inclusive, and professional environment in all KSEA contexts.
  • Creating a supportive environment to enable a productive scientific collaboration and community services is the responsibility of all KSEA members and participants of KSEA organized events.
  • KSEA members and all participants of KSEA organized events shall avoid any inappropriate actions or statements based on individual characteristics such as age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, nationality, political affiliation, religious or philosophical beliefs, ability status, or educational background.
  • Disruptive or harassing behavior of any kind will not be tolerated.
  • Harassment includes but is not limited to inappropriate or intimidating behavior and language, unwelcome jokes or comments, unwanted touching or attention, inappropriate photography, stalking, harassing photography or recording, offensive or sexually oriented images and aggressive physical behavior.
  • Advocating for or encouraging any of the above behaviors is likewise prohibited.

If a KSEA member or a participant of a KSEA organized event suspects harassment, discrimination, or retaliation has occurred in violation of this Code of Conduct policy, that person may bring the matter to the attention of the KSEA Code of Conduct Oversight Task Force by contacting a member of the committee, to review the complainant’s reporting and resolution options.


Code of Conduct Oversight Task Force:

Vice President 2: Sam Chung (253-678-2212, chungsam AT cityu dot edu)
Immediate Past Vice-President 2: Resigned
Immediate Past President: Brian Byungkyu Park (434-260-0101, brian dot uva AT gmail dot com)
Rules Committee Chair: Yun H. Choe (732-609-6101, yunhchoe dot ksea AT gmail dot com)
YG Representative Councilor: Stella RH Kim (213-332-8251, rhstella dot ksea AT gmail dot com)


Revised on October 3, 2022