Representing the Academy
Committee members are viewed as representatives of the Academy. So as not to inadvertently misrepresent the Academy, it is important that they choose their words carefully and distinguish personal views from those of the Academy.
Speakers at Academy courses or functions should not make remarks that could be interpreted as being prejudicial against a group or an individual on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, marital status, physical handicap or medical condition.
Review the following policy statements before speaking on behalf of the Academy: