See the new Book of the Month for June called “Emotional Sobriety II”. Click on the Literature tab to view.
The Conference shall observe the spirit of A.A. tradition, taking care that it never becomes the seat of perilous wealth or power; that sufficient operating funds and reserve be its prudent financial principle; that it place none of its members in a position of unqualified authority over others; that it reach all important decisions by discussion, vote, and, whenever possible, by substantial unanimity; that its actions never be personally punitive nor an incitement to public controversy; that it never perform acts of government, and that, like the Society it serves, it will always remain democratic in thought and action.
Every service responsibility should be matched by an equal service authority, with the scope of such authority well defined.
Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.
The trustees are the principal planners and administrators of overall policy and finance. They have custodial oversight of the separately incorporated and constantly active services, exercising this through their ability to elect all the directors of these entities.
AA, as such, ought never be organized; but we may create service boards or committees directly responsible to those they serve.
Alcoholics Anonymous should remain forever nonprofessional, but our service centers may employ special workers.
The Charter and Bylaws of the General Service Board are legal instruments, empowering the trustees to manage and conduct world service affairs. The Conference Charter is not a legal document; it relies upon tradition and the A.A. purse for final effectiveness.
Over the next few months, there will be a number of changes made to this web site.
The first is that a link under General Information menu has been changed from:
Baby Steps Tuesday night meeting at 6:00 is closed until further notice.
The minutes for District 1’s April meeting have been posted.