Mission & Core Values

MECPA Mission

We enhance the success of our members by providing services, leadership and insight that enable them to deliver value-added services now and in the future. We fulfill our mission through:

  • Education - We are the best place for life-long learning. We provide useful information and high-quality education that enables members to improve their competence, effectiveness, image and professionalism.
  • Advocacy - We represent the interests of members. We act as an advocate to build relationships and promote the interests of CPAs with government, regulatory agencies and other organizations.
  • Image - We increase the value of the CPA. We help members enhance their image and compete in the global market place. We foster a better understanding of and appreciation for CPA services. We promote the CPA profession as an attractive career choice.

MECPA Core Values

The MECPA conducts business in a manner consistent with the following values. We use these values to guide us in making day-to-day decisions on how to best serve our members. Over time, we seek to attract additional members, employees, suppliers and other stakeholders who share these values.

Members are our reason for existence

We anticipate and address our members' changing needs. All members are valued and their needs are our primary focus.

Volunteers and staff are our most important assets

We create an environment that enables all of us to reach our maximum growth potential and contribute our best.

Relationships are a way we excel

We develop trusted relationships with members, staff, other organizations, governmental entities and the community to achieve common goals. We do this with open communication, collaboration and full participation.

Integrity and ethics guide us

We conduct ourselves with honesty, integrity and high standards. Professional ethics guide our actions and behavior. We surround ourselves with those who share these values.

Building on diversity is our ongoing commitment

We value different points of view. Men and women from different races, cultures and backgrounds enrich the generation and usefulness of these points of view. We make sure that everyone involved has the opportunity to contribute to our success.

Continuous growth is a way of life

We constantly improve our skills and services through education and learning and by anticipating changing requirements and priorities.

MECPA Vision

Membership in the MECPA is essential to all CPAs in Maine.

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