AAF Code of Ethics
- We will affiliate ourselves with other professional Alarm Dealers, dedicated to further the protection of lives and property by improving the professionalism of the industry.
- We will always be mindful of the trust placed in us by our customers and of our responsibility to honestly represent the capabilities and limitations of our products and services.
- We will present our qualification to prospective clients solely in terms of our ability, experience, and reputation.
- We will respect the reputation and practice of other firms in the alarm industry, but we will expose, without hesitation, conduct that may be illegal or unethical.
- We will continuously strive to improve our knowledge, skills, and techniques so we may render services of the highest quality.
- We will apply uniform and equitable standards of employment opportunity regardless of race, creed, color, sex, or age.
- We will endeavor to provide opportunities for continuing education and professional advancement of those employees who enter the alarm industry.
- We will maintain a wholly professional attitude in all of our business activities.
- We will accept responsibilities to be good corporate citizens of the communities, in which we live and work.
- We will neither encourage nor condone the use of public record for private gain.
- We will further the public interest by promoting the development of better understanding of the alarm industry
As a member of the Board of Directors, We will:
1. Listen carefully to my fellow board members.
2. Respect the opinion of my fellow board members.
3. Respect and support the majority decisions of the board.
4. Recognize that all authority is vested in the full board only when it meets in legal session.
5. Keep well-informed of developments relevant to issues that may come before the board.
6. Participate actively in board meetings and actions.
7. Bring to the attention of the board any issues that I believe will have an adverse effect on the
organization or those we serve.
8. Attempt to interpret the needs of those we serve to the organization and interpret the actions of the
organization to those we serve.
9. Refer complaints to the proper level in the chain of command.
10. Recognize that my job is to ensure that the organization is well-managed, not to manage the
11. Represent all those whom this organization serves and not a particular geographic area or interest
12. Consider myself a “trustee” of the organization and do my best to ensure that it is well-maintained,
financially secure, growing, and always operating in the best interest of those we serve.
13. Always work to learn how to do my job better.
14. Declare conflicts of interest between my personal life and position on the board and abstain from
voting when appropriate.
As a member of the Board of Directors, We will not:
1. Criticize fellow board members or their opinions in or out of the boardroom.
2. Use the organization for my personal advantage or that of my friends or relatives.
3. Discuss the confidential proceedings of the board outside the boardroom.
4. Promise how I will vote on any issue before a meeting.
5. Interfere with the duties of the Executive Director or undermine his/her authority with staff members.