Membership in ACP is an investment in your career. Membership is open to those interested in the field of business continuity, emergency management, risk management and other similar disciplines.

All members must adhere to the ACP Code of Ethics. Individual Members in good standing have voting rights on issues affecting the association.

Becoming an ACP member is easy! Simply complete the application below.

ACP Application Form

If you have additional questions about joining the Los Angeles ACP Chapter, contact our Membership Director, Joe Heckman, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The following Code of Ethics adopted by the Association of Contingency Planners shall govern the conduct of all members, member representatives, and invited guests. It is understood that anything of a sensitive and/or proprietary nature mentioned in ACP meetings, at ACP activities or written in ACP minutes or materials shall remain confidential and be handled as such. All members and guest attendees, in conjunction or connection with any or all ACP activities shall:

  • Conduct themselves and their activities in a professional business manner.
  • Abide by the Corporate and Chapter charters, bylaws and policies of the ACP.
  • Properly register at all ACP meetings and activities.
  • Not engage in sales activities or solicitation.
  • Not conduct any other activity contrary to the purposes and objectives of the ACP.
  • Not distribute any materials or post displays of any kind at ACP activities without the prior approval of Corporate Board and/or Chapter Executive Committee.
  • Not engage in any form of personnel recruitment.
  • Not use the ACP name other than in the conduct of ACP business, as determined by the bylaws and/or the Board of Directors.
  • Be prohibited from the use of the ACP membership list, mailing list or any subsets thereof, except for ACP business. Membership lists are not to be furnished to non-members without the written permission of the ACP Board of Directors. Members who fail to observe this policy will be subject to loss of membership.
  • Restrict the use of ACP proprietary documents to the use(s) defined by the policies and procedures of the ACP and/or the Board of Directors.
  • Not publicly disclose verbal or written information pertaining to ACP business without prior written approval of the Board of Directors.
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