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Governance Overview
Board of Trustees
The policy-making body of the Academy. The charge of the Board of Trustees is to manage and direct the business affairs of the Academy in furtherance of its mission and strategic goals and allocates the resources necessary to accomplish those objectives.

Secretariats
Directly involved in the development and management of program activities and services. This committee provides recommendations to the board on the relative priority of major programs within the Academy.

Committees
Under the direction of the secretariats, committees develop and implement specific programs that address the long-range objectives of the Academy.

Council
The Council serves as the advisory body to the Board of Trustees and provides recommendations for Board action based on membership concerns.