Ethical Standards

Ethical Standards for Special State Officers

Department of Health Ethics Officers:

Rachel Hammond
Chief Ethics Officer
NJ Department of Health
PO Box 360
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
(609) 954-1840
ethics@doh.nj.gov
rachel.hammond@doh.nj.gov
Jody Ruiu
Ethics Officer
NJ Department of Health
PO Box 360
Trenton, New Jersey 08625
ethics@doh.nj.gov
Division of Behavioral Health Services/Psych Hospitals:
Lynne J. Alexander
Ethics Officer
NJ Department of Health
Division of Behavioral Health Services/Psychiatric Hospitals
PO Box 362
5 Commerce Way
Hamilton, New Jersey 08691
(609) 438-4169
lynne.alexander@doh.nj.gov

 

Pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:13D-13(e) "Special State officer or employee" means (1) any person holding an office or employment in a State agency, excluding an interstate agency, for which office or employment no compensation is authorized or provided by law, or no compensation other than a sum in reimbursement of expenses, whether payable per diem or per annum, is authorized or provided by law; (2) any person, not a member of the Legislature, holding a part-time elective or appointive office or employment in a State agency, excluding an interstate agency, or (3) any person appointed as a New Jersey member to an interstate agency the duties of which membership are not full-time. Special State Officers are members of boards, commissions, councils, task forces, etc. who serve without compensation or who may receive reimbursement for expenses.

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Last Reviewed: 7/28/2021