SCICU Board of Trustees Chair Jim Reynolds named Russell Cook as the organization’s Chief Integrity Officer. This position was created when the Board adopted a policy for Reporting Improper Conduct in 2010. Mr. Cook, Managing Director of Comporium Ventures in Rock Hill, is the chair-elect of the SCICU Board of Trustees.
According to the policy, the Chief Integrity Officer is a person appointed by the chair of the SCICU Board of Trustees who can assure that there will be a fair and impartial investigation of any allegation of improper conduct and that the outcome of the investigation will be based on the merits. The Chief Integrity Officer reports directly to the Board of Trustees. Copies of the policy are provided annually to members of the Board in conjunction with the filing of individual Conflict of Interest statements.