AFAA Mission and Vision Statements 



Our Mission Statement

To be the foremost industry advocate organization dedicated to improving the quality, reliability and value of Fire and Life-Safety Systems.


Our Vision Statement

The AFAA mission is accomplished by focusing activity in the following areas:

  • Developing and delivering high quality training and educational programs
  • Promoting code compliant installations
  • Advocating thorough and proper inspection and tests
  • Working with legislative bodies in the development of ordinances
  • Promoting automatic fire detection as an integral part of a balanced fire protection solution
  • Supporting competency for designers, technicians, and testing personnel
  • Increasing public awareness of benefits and importance of fire and life-safety systems
  • Advancing the cause of automatic fire alarm system reliability
  • Gaining respect from all involved with Codes and Standards as an entity that supports “doing the right thing”.
  • Enhancing the fire alarm industry through professional training and educational programs
  • Protecting the fire alarm industry from erosion by other interests
  • Working to synergize efforts with other industry segments and organizations (NEMA, SFPE, NFPA, NICET, NFSA, AFSA, FSSA, etc.)
  • Promoting the proper application of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to reduce residential fire deaths



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