The mission of the North Carolina Vending Association is to be the primary association of the professional vending/food service industry in North Carolina. The association will serve its members needs as follows:
- adopted by NCVA Board of Directors, November 1991
North Carolina Vending Association is organized to promote, develop and maintain the advancement of the vending industry. NCVA is not intended to, and may not, play any role in the competitive decisions of its members or their employees, or in any way restrict competition in any aspect of the vending industry.
The board of directors, through this statement of policy, makes clear its unequivocal support for the policy of competition served by the antitrust laws and its uncompromising intent to comply strictly in all respects to those laws. It is the individual responsibility of every member of NCVA to be guided by the antitrust laws. It shall be the special responsibility of any committee chairmen and association officers to assure that this policy is known and adhered to in the course of the activities pursued under their leadership.
It is not NCVA's role to act as an arbiter or judge of competitive conduct of industry members. As such, this statement of antitrust policy is not a mechanism through which members should charge another member with alleged illegal action.
This Whistleblower Policy of the North Carolina Vending Association: (1) encourages staff and volunteers to come forward with credible information on illegal practices or serious violations of adopted policies of the association; (2) specifies that the association will protect the person from retaliation; and (3) identifies where such information can be reported.