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Ethics Committee

The Ethics Committee reviews and thoroughly researches any complaints submitted regarding members in good standing in the organization. In the event that violations are found, the Committee acts in accordance with the Ethics Policy Guidelines of the IAABC.

  • Kathrine Christ, MIA CTC CDBC CSAT

    Committee Chair

    Kathrine is a Certified Dog Behavior Consultant and owner of Hands Full Dog Training, LLC in Wichita, Kansas. FULL BIO

  • Joan Forry

    Committee Member

    Joan Forry, Ph.D., is a certified dog trainer (CPDT-KA) and owner of The Dog Abides, LLC in Chester Springs, Pennsylvania. FULL BIO

  • Renée Erdman

    Committee Member

    Renée is a multi-credentialed behaviour consultant and trainer and trainer committed to helping her clients resolve dog behaviour issues while improving their welfare and relationship. FULL BIO

  • Imbi Kiiss, CPDT-KA, KPA-CTP

    Committee Member

    Imbi Kiiss owns Animal Behavior Services of Cape Cod, which also operates GO Puppy! Good-Dog School. FULL BIO

    • Tiro Miller, Ph.D SBA

      Committee Member

      Tiro Miller, Ph.D SBA is the managing editor of the IAABC journal, lead author of the monthly newsletter, and Chair of advertising and promotions. FULL BIO

    • Dr. Denise Johnson

      Committee Member

      Dr. Denise Johnson is a general practitioner of veterinary medicine with a special interest in behavior, particularly feline behavioral wellness. FULL BIO

    • Christina Schenk-Hargrove

      Committee Member

      Christina Schenk-Hargrove, Esq., CPDT-KA, has been an attorney in Massachusetts for 20 years. FULL BIO