A.A. Service Committees

”A.A., as such, ought never be organized; but we may create service boards or committees directly responsible to those they serve.”
-9th Tradition

Accessibilities Committee

Accessibilities Committee assists A.A. Members who have a variety of challenges in accessing the AA message in AA meetings. Twelve Step work and other AA service.

Archives Committee

Archives work is more than mere custodial activity; it is the means by which we collect, preserve, and share the rich and meaningful heritage of our Fellowship. By collecting and sharing of these important historical elements, our collective gratitude for Alcoholics Anonymous deepens.

Committee on Conferences (COC)

This committee ensures proper participation of Area 19 in state and area conferences, forums, workshops, and events, including cooperation with other state and delegate areas.

Finance Committee

This committee is responsible for all matters relating to office management, records, personnel, finances, and expenditures of Area 19.

Grapevine Committee

The purpose of this standing committee is to acquaint all AA members with the Grapevine and La Vina publications. The committee presents the Grapevine and La Vina as useful tools in maintaining individual and group sobriety through its many attractions.

Literature Committee

This committee encourages AA groups to provide AA literature. It ensures that AA literature is available at area events and conferences. It reviews new non-conference-approved literature and recommends to CASA which items should be carried in the CASO Bookstore. Recommendations are presented at one CASA and voted upon at the following CASA.

Public Information/Cooperation with the Professional Community (PI)/(CPC)

Public Information (PI)

This committee carries the message of Alcoholics Anonymous to the alcoholic who still suffers through the use of the media and public speakers. The committee ensures that any information the public received is correct and is given within the guidelines of the Twelve Traditions of A.A.

Cooperation with the Professional Community (CPC)

This committee provide information about AA on request to those non-alcoholics who have contact with alcoholics through their profession, such as physicians, nurses, lawyers, judges, social workers, union leaders, industrial manages and those working in the field of alcoholism.

The Hospital and Treatment Facilities (HTF) Committee

This committee brings A.A. meetings for men and women into local facilities, to people that would otherwise not be able to come to a meeting. If you are interested in bringing a meeting in, or would like us to bring a meeting to another facility, please contact the Treatment Coordinator.

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