The name of the organization shall be: The Atlantic Chapter of ERAPPA: The Eastern Region of APPA hereinafter referred to as AAPPA. The organization is a non-profit organization.

The purpose of AAPPA shall be to develop and maintain high standards in the administration, care, operation, planning and development of physical facilities used by educational institutions; to promote professional ideals and standards to better serve the objectives of education; to promote the interchange of information on all phases of university and college facilities planning, design, construction, maintenance and operation, particularly with reference to problems of special interest to Institutions located in the Atlantic Provinces and to engage in such other related activities as may be desirable or required to fulfill the purposes and objectives of the organization. AAPPA shall schedule, plan and conduct educational meetings of such type and format as may be necessary and desirable, but not less often than in the spring and fall, to promote and achieve the above purposes. AAPPA shall also assist in the work of ERAPPA: The Eastern Region of APPA; hereinafter referred to as ERAPPA, and APPA: Leadership in Educational Facilities hereinafter referred to as APPA, in the Atlantic Provinces.

AAPPA is governed by these  BYLAWS