19 May 2023
SAU Professor of Criminal Justice Appointed to Serve on State Ethics Commission for 2023 Term
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper appointed Professor B. Renee Robinson (Department of Criminal Justice) to serve on the State Ethics Commission for the 2023 term. The State Ethics Commission is responsible for interpreting and administering the State Government Ethics Act, including issuing formal advisory opinions, administering the financial disclosure process (Statement of Economic Interest or “SEI” filings), providing education for individuals covered by the Ethics Act, and investigating complaints alleging a violation of the Ethics Act or Lobbying Law. The Commission also interprets all provisions of the Lobbying Law and shares enforcement authority over the Lobbying Law with the Secretary of State’s office.