The purpose of this Association shall be to bring together by association, communication and organization, public officials who administer the ad valorem tax laws of Alabama;  to provide for the exchange among the members of this Association of such information, ideas, techniques and procedures relating to the performance of their duties pursuant to the ad valorem tax and license tax laws and regulations of the State of Alabama, and to enhance the knowledge and improve the skills of the members; to elevate the standards of service to the public in the performance of such services; and in general, to promote improvements in the administration of the ad valorem tax and license tax laws of the State of Alabama, to increase the quantity and quality of the services and contributions which the members make to the public and to their communities, state and nation, and to promote improvements in the working conditions of their employees.