What is the Automatic Fire Alarm Association?

The Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA) is the only national trade organization dedicated to the automatic fire alarm industry. The AFAA has chapters located throughout the United States. Its members include fire alarm installation companies, contractors, central station companies, fire alarm manufactures, fire protection engineers, municipal fire and sub-code officials and anyone involved in the automatic fire alarm industry.

Who is the Automatic Fire Alarm Association? YOU ARE!

Our #1 Purpose is the Education of those involved in the fire alarm industry.

Education in all aspects of fire detection systems including design, codes and code issues, application, installation, testing and maintenance, new technology and issues relating the business side of the fire alarm company – there’s something for everyone! The ever-changing codes, technology and circumstances make the AFAA a valuable asset to anyone involved in the fire alarm industry.

Our Mission is to Improve Fire
and Life Safety in America

Read our Code of Ethics

2019/20 Meeting Schedule

General Dinner Meetings:  Board Meeting 4-5:30pm Cash Bar 5:30-6 pm Meeting/Speaker 6-8 pm

Board Meetings – 4:30pm at ACT’s Office in Wharton or other locations as noted

Sept 12, 2019 General   Annual Elections and Business Meeting Program Tim Knisley- AFAA Training Manager and Former AHJ- How to work with AHJ’s on Plan Reviews
Oct 17, 2019   Board Meeting at Metro Fire & Communications, Bloomfield
Nov 21, 2019 General 3rd Annual AFAANJ Awards dinner Program- TBA
Dec 19, 2019   Board Meeting- TBA
Jan 23, 2020   Board Meeting at ACT’s Office
Feb 20, 2020 General   Program– NJ State Fire Marshall- Richard Mikutsky
March 19 2020   Board Meeting at ACT’s Office
April 22, 2020 11th Annual NJSFPE/AFAANJ Symposium and Trade Show
May 4-7 2020   AFAA National Meeting and Code Conference-Hilton Pointe Tapatio Phoenix AZ
May 19, 2020 General   Program– TBA
  June 11, 2020   Board Meeting at Survivor Fire & Safety, Cranford
June 15-18, 2020 NFPA Code Conference –Orlando, FL
July/Aug-TBA Board Annual Planning Meeting
NICET Certification