The Academy is a member-driven organization. Members of the Academy, serving on the Board of Directors and on committees advising the Board, make decisions regarding programs and activities that guide the work of the Academy and set the future for the organization. All members are invited to take part in the governance process. We encourage interested members who are new to association or board processes to volunteer first to serve on a committee or to assist with a short-term project, with an eye toward future long-term and leadership positions. However, all are welcome regardless of experience level!