Originally founded in 1978, the PFA incorporated as a nonprofit in Indiana in 1996. In that same year, it was recognized by the IRS as a 501c(6) nonprofit corporation. It is governed by the applicable laws of the state in which it was founded, in which it is headquartered (Wisconsin) , and applicable federal statutes.
PFA is also governed by its founding documents:
Constitution & Bylaws
The day-to-day management of the organization follows this manual:
Policy and Procedure Manual FINAL 2015
Click here for more information on the PFA's Strategic Plan.