Rules of Conduct
Rules of Professional Conduct
Accepted by Sworn Affidavit
of Each Applicant
advertise only in a dignified manner,
setting forth in truthful and factual
statements the services he is prepared
to render for his prospective clients
and for the public.
He will strive for correct and increasing
knowledge of forestry and the dissemination
of his knowledge and will discourage and
condemn the spreading of untrue, unfair, and
exaggerated statements concerning forestry.
When serving as an expert witness on
forestry matters, in a public or private
fact-finding proceeding, he will base his
testimony on adequate knowledge of the
subject matter, and render his opinion on
his own honest convictions.
He will refrain from expressing publicly, an
opinion on a technical subject, unless he is
informed as to the facts relating thereto,
and will not distort or withhold data of a
substantial or other nature for the purpose
of sustaining a point of view.
He will not voluntarily disclose information
concerning the business affairs of his
principals, clients, or employers which they
desire to keep confidential, unless express
permission is first obtained.
He will not, without the full knowledge and
consent of his principal, client or employer
have an interest in any business which may
influence his judgment in regard to the work
for which he is engaged.
He will not, for the same service, accept
compensation of any kind, other than from
his principal, client or employer without
full disclosure, knowledge and consent of
all parties concerned.
He will engage, or advise his principal,
client or employer to engage other experts
and specialists in forestry and related
fields whenever the client’s or employer’s
interests would be best served by such
actions and will cooperate freely with them
in their work.
He will aid in safeguarding against the
registration of persons unqualified because
of lack of good moral character or of
If he has substantial and convincing
evidence of unprofessional conduct of a
registered forester, he will present the
information to the State Board of
Registration for Foresters.
Lea Anna Meadows - Executive Asst. | 513 Madison Ave | Montgomery, AL 36130 | Phone (334)240-9301 | Fax (334) 240-9387 | Email