The Partnership for Priority Verified Alarm Response (PPVAR), an organization established to promote the value of verification and validation of alarm events during the emergency response process, has engaged The Monitoring Association (TMA) as an independent contractor to provide administrative, clerical, accounting, and other business services. PPVAR will maintain its independence as a 501 C (6) organization and its board of directors, executive director and membership will continue to operate independent of TMA.

The agreement is effective Sept. 1, 2022.

Currently, PPVAR is also collaborating with TMA on the proposed ANSI Alarm Validation Scoring Standard (TMA-AVS-01). TMA serves as the ANSI Standards Development Organization of this and various other standards impacting the security monitoring industry. Moving forward, the two organizations look forward to working together on issues where their missions intersect.

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