is the General Counsel at ASCE and a member of the Virginia bar. Her responsibilities for ASCE include legal consultation in the areas of employment, tax, corporate, contract, mergers and acquisitions, antitrust, intellectual property, real estate, and construction law. Ms. Hoke oversees ASCE's professional conduct committee, and writes a monthly column A Question of Ethics, which is published in Civil Engineering magazine. Tara serves as a council member for the Committee on Publication Ethics, a nonprofit organization established to provide guidance to journal editors and publishers on publication ethics.