Vision Mission Values & Personality


The Association of Administrative Professionals (AAP) provides opportunities for growth through education and community building, giving our members a better understanding of how important their role is to any business. Being widely recognized across Canada, our membership increases year after year and members are engaged in the AAP.



We strive to provide administrative professionals the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive by encouraging all members to add to their individual competencies, advance their leadership skills, realize their value in the workplace and community, and have confidence to excel in their careers.



What are our core values:

  • Learning
  • Growth – of individuals professionally and personally and the whole of the AAP
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Professionalism
  • Passion – for lifelong learning, knowledge sharing
  • Reputation – striving for continuous improvement, maintaining high professional standards
  • Equality
  • Empowerment
  • Diversity




What We Are What We Are Not

Open: Transparent, share knowledge, lifelong learning, supporting one another.

Growth-focused: Individuals growing professionally and personally; AAP growing to meet, anticipate and exceed the needs and/or challenges of members and workplaces.

Collaborative: We work with individuals and employers to increase the value of the administrative professional.

Passionate, vital, Committed: To supporting, to sharing, to the profession, to our members.

Diverse: Open to all levels of administrative professionals all across Canada.

Knowledge keepers