CMAA Gulf Coast Chapter (GCC) wishes to create a welcoming environment for events and
conferences, including social events related to conferences. Attendees are expected to conduct
themselves professionally. Prohibited conduct includes, but is not limited to, the following: 1)
harassment based on race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or any other protected status, as
provided by local, state or federal law; 2) sexual harassment, including unwelcome attention, stalking
and physical contact; 3) abusive conduct that has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering
with another person’s ability to enjoy or participate in the event, and 4) undue interruption of any
event, speaker or session.
Any person who has been subjected to prohibited conduct or who has witnessed such conduct is
encouraged to notify a CMAA GCC staff member. CMAA GCC reserves the right to take any action it
deems appropriate in response to such conduct by any person, including removal of that person
from the event, prohibiting attendance at future events, and suspension of membership.