Annual Conference. A forum for the exchange of useful information on significant developments and trends in governmental ethics, elections, freedom of information, campaign finance and lobbying laws. Recent conferences have attracted over 400 participants!
Welcome to the Council on Governmental Ethics Laws (COGEL) website, COGEL's "virtual" home. Take a look around and explore these pages. You'll find several links that will help you learn more about COGEL's mission, history, structure, meetings, and our annual conference.
For those who are new to COGEL, welcome. COGEL is the preeminent organization of government ethics administrators. Members include (1) governmental entities responsible for ethics, government transparency, elections, lobbying, campaign finance and judicial conduct; (2) individuals and organizations involved in government ethics; and (3) honorary members.
New features on our web site include a member's section, which features an online membership directory and private discussion groups as well as educational materials and publications.
If you are not already a member of COGEL, we encourage you to consider joining. COGEL provides exciting opportunities for professional growth for interested participants.
If you have any questions about COGEL, please contact:
L. Diane Gill, CAE
Council on Governmental Ethics Laws (COGEL)