MINUTES OF THE INTERGROUP MEETING OF December 5, 2012
Chris C. (Chairman) called the meeting to order at 7:34 pm.
Sheila read The Twelve Traditions.
Silence Cell Phones please
Officers – Chairman: Chris C.., Chairman-Elect: Dave S., Treasurer: Patricia H., Secretary: Jessica S.
Committee – Ex-Officio: Alan R.., Public Information: Casey L., Luci C., Hospital & Institutions: Steve F., Julie S. & Martha Z., Office Phone Coverage and Round Robin: Chuck C., Alateen: Steve M., Cathleen C., Nancy C., Orange Blossom: Connie G., World Service: Gloria G., Alateen Liaison: Jesse Sign-In Log attached
Office Coordinator – Sharon T.
Officers – None
Committee – Nominations & Historian: Daniel G. WSO: Jacquie B. Foreign Language Liaison (position open)
Secretary: Jessica S. - The minutes of the October 17, 2012 Intergroup Meeting were read silently and were accepted as presented. Motion to accept the minutes as presented by Laura B., 2nd by Sandy N.. The vote was unanimous.
Jessica S. (Secretary) reported a summary of all old and new business and motions passed at the November 14, 2012 Service Board meeting. Written report attached.
Question asked of me: "Would I provide a "written" report on back table like other board members?
Pat H. (Treasurer) Written
Sharon T. (Office Coordinator) Written and verbal - Members Interested in Speaking & Coop between Al-Anon and AA
Lauri - Holiday Alathon
After a break the 7th tradition was observed.
Chris C. (Chairperson) No report.
Dave S. (Chair-Elect) 3 New IR's for orientation tonight. Appreciation to Jan & Jackie for refreshments
Alan R. (Ex-Officio) No report
Casey L., Luci C. & Gwen B. (Public Information) Written and verbal
Steve F., Julie S. (Hospitals & Institutions) Written and verbal
Chuck C. (Round Robin/Phone) New instructions for weekend phone coverage complete. Sign up sheet circulated.
Steve M., Cathleen C. & Nancy C. (Alateen) Written and verbal. New HB Alateen Mtg in O.B. Costa Mesa wants to
start a pre-teen meeting Mon nights.
Connie C. (Orange Blossom) Reported that we can download the Orange Blossom "free" from email@example.com Any submissions need to be received by 10th of the month. Bold print helps.
Sales down 25%. Can print birthday announcements suggested donation $1/year. Listing of Service Board members, websites and AIS addresses will continue to be shown in Orange Blossom.
Gloria G. (World Service) SCWS Bulletin will now be by subscription. It can be downloaded for "free" from www.scws-al-anon.org/bullletin.php Intl Conv is July 5-7 with optional day of 7/4. Registration avail in the fall. Visit members website for more info. Verbal Report from Assembly 11-17-12.
1. NEW MAILING address for ALL SCWS commitments (flyer posted)
2. SOS Workshop, 1-19-13, flyer posted
3. 2011 Conference discussed 'DO NOT REFER'. WSO & SCWS will continue to register these groups because they want them to come in and comply.
4. International Convention, July 5-7, 2013 Vancouver, British Columbia, Cda
5. If you think membership could benefit from a piece of literature dealing with abuse, please let them know. Let them know of any other topics as well.
6. When making donations to service arms, please include your email address. Receipt will be mailed directly to you.
Jesse (Alateen Liaison) Written and verbal.
Reports were received and placed on file by:
Jessica S. (Secretary), Pat H. (Treasurer), Sharon T. (Office Coordinator), Casey L. , Luci C. (Public Information), Steve F., Julie S. & Martha Z.. (Hospital & Institutions), Steve M., Cathleen C. & Nancy C. (Alateen), Chuck C. (Round Robin), Jesse (Alateen Liaisons)
Unfinished from Service Board but discussed at Intergroup. the topic of expanding definition of "De-Listed Groups"
All present were assured they would be advised of outcome.
Also unfinished from Service Board the discussion of no longer closing AIS business meetings with Lord's Prayer.
Again, reassured that they would know when a discussion and decision was made.
Q: Dist 66 has 13 cities in it, compared to the rest of the districts having 8-10. When will we ever move our Intergroup meetings to make them easier to attend from S. Orange County?
A: Now including District 57 - we are centrally located - Current church location is cooperative. We must consider all
districts when making these decisions.
Our next Intergroup Meeting will be held on February 20, 2013 at 7:30pm.
With no further business to discuss, the meeting was adjourned at 8:40 pm. Motion to close by Wendy 2nd by
Cathleen. The vote was unanimous.
Jessica S. (Secretary, Service Board)
Al-Anon Information Service Office of Orange County