WSO Minutes

Here are the approved minutes of the recent WSO Board meetings.
Note: Minutes are generally reviewed/approved in subsequent Board meeting actions.

ACA WSO Teleconference Minutes May 10, 2014

Adult Children of Alcoholics--World Service Organization

P.O. Box 3216     Torrance, California, 90510     (310) 534-1815

ACA WSO TELECONFERENCE MINUTES

May 10, 2014

A. Called to Order: The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of ACA WSO was called to order at 2:03 p.m. EST by Larry A., Chairman, and opened with The Serenity Prayer.

          Step Five was read by the Chairman

B. Roll Call of Board Members: Larry A., Chair, and Literature Committee Chairperson; Joan B., Vice Chair and Hospital and Institutions Committee Chair; Mary Jo L., Treasurer; Karen R, Secretary; Vonnie G., MPS Chair and Trustee; Majbrit M., European Committee Chair and Trustee; Ines Z, Spanish Liaison and Spanish Translations Committee Chair and Trustee, and Martin C, elected to serve as a Board member Trustee at the 2014 ABC.   It was stated on the agenda that Martin had served on the Treasure committee for almost two years, when in fact he's been on the committee for one year. He has been attending the teleconferences since 2011 and has attended the last three Annual Business Conferences.   Allen C., Finance Committee Member and Trustee was able to join in just a bit late on the call.

C. Quorum established

         

D. Guest Introductions: Guests who chose to introduce themselves at this time included (number of TC meetings attended shown in parenthesis if announced):Mona, Chicago IL (since Jan 2011), Mary Etta, CT (2nd), Randy, MO (1st).

E. Approval of Minutes: A motion was made and the minutes of the April 12, 2014 teleconference meeting were approved as posted. (Karen)    

Read more: ACA WSO Teleconference Minutes May 10, 2014

WSO ACA Teleconference Meeting Minutes June 14, 2014

ACA WSO TELECONFERENCE MINUTES

June 14, 2014

A. Called to Order: The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of ACA WSO was called to order at 2:00 p.m. EST by Joan B., Vice Chairman, and opened with The Serenity Prayer.      Step Six was read by the Vice Chairman.

B. Roll Call of Board Members: Joan B., Vice Chair and Hospital and Institutions Committee Chair;Karen R, Secretary;Vonnie G., MPS Chair and Trustee; Majbrit M., European Committee Chair and Trustee;Ines Z, Spanish Liaison and Spanish Translations Committee Chair and Trustee, and Martin C, Treasury Committee Member and Trustee;   Allen C., Treasury Committee Member and Trustee.

C. Quorum established

         

D. Guest Introductions: Guests who chose to introduce themselves at this time included (number of TC meetings attended shown in parenthesis if announced): Jude, VA (1); Tracy, NY (1st); Judy, John, CA (5); Gloria, CA (3); Susie, PA (4); John, CA (5th);Bridget, CA (1st);Troy, TN (7); Mary Etta, CT (3); Scott, AZ (numerous); Phyllis, AZ (numerous); Ray, UK (1)

E. Approval of Minutes: A motion was made and the minutes of the May 10, 2014 teleconference meeting were approved as posted. (Karen)

F. Committee Reports:

          1. Treasurer, Mary Jo L., presented by Martin C, Trustee and Finance Committee member: The year-to-date figures show a substantial increase in the surplus due in part to the meditation book sales; $84,000 has been spent on the new website. The full Treasurer Report is on the Repository.

Read more: WSO ACA Teleconference Meeting Minutes June 14, 2014

ACA WSO Teleconference Meeting Minutes August 9, 2014

ACA WSO TELECONFERENCE MINUTES

August 9, 2014

A. Called to Order: The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of ACA WSO was called to order at 2:00 p.m. EST by Larry A., Chairman, and opened with The Serenity Prayer.  

 Step Eight was read by the Chairman.

B. Board Members present: LarryA., Chair and Literature Committee Chairman; Joan B., Vice Chairman and Hospitals and Institutions Committee Chair; Mary Jo L, Treasurer; Karen R, Secretary; Vonnie G., MPS Chair and Trustee; Majbrit M., European Committee Chair and Trustee; Ines Z, Spanish Liaison and Spanish Translations Committee Chair and Trustee, and Martin C, Treasury Committee Member and Trustee

C. Quorum established 

Read more: ACA WSO Teleconference Meeting Minutes August 9, 2014

ACA WSO Teleconference Minutes July 14, 2014

ACA WSO TELECONFERENCE MINUTES

July 14, 2014

A. Called to Order: The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of ACA WSO was called to order at 2:00 p.m. EST by Larry A., Chairman, and opened with The Serenity Prayer.            Step Seven was read by the Chairman.

B. Roll Call of Board Members: LarryA., Chair and Literature Committee Chairman; Mary Jo L, Treasurer; Karen R, Secretary; Vonnie G., MPS Chair and Trustee; Majbrit M., European Committee Chair and Trustee; Ines Z, Spanish Liaison and Spanish Translations Committee Chair and Trustee, and Martin C, Treasury Committee Member and Trustee;   Allen C., Treasury Committee Member and Trustee.

C. Quorum established

           

D. Guest Introductions: Guests who chose to introduce themselves at this time included (number of TC meetings attended shown in parenthesis if announced): Tracy, NY (2);Susie, PA (5);Bonnie, TX (2); Elaine, IN (1); Wayne, Toronto (1); Carolyn (1); Kathy, NJ (2); Pam, CA

E. Approval of Minutes: A motion was made and the minutes of the June 14, 2014 teleconference meeting were approved as posted. (Karen)

F. Committee Reports:

            1. Treasurer, Mary Jo L., reports we are at midpoint in the fiscal year and the financial look strong. The full Treasurer Report is on the Repository.

Read more: ACA WSO Teleconference Minutes July 14, 2014

ACA WSO Teleconference Minutes April 12, 2014

Adult Children of Alcoholics--World Service Organization

P.O. Box 3216     Torrance, California, 90510      (310) 534-1815

ACA WSO TELECONFERENCE MINUTES

April 12, 2014

A. Called to Order: The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of ACA WSO was called to order at 2:01 p.m. EST by Larry A., Chairman, and opened with The Serenity Prayer.

Step Four was read by the Chairman

B. Roll Call of Board Members:Larry A., Chair, and Literature Committee Chairperson; Joan B., Vice Chair and Hospital and Institutions Committee Chair; Mary Jo L., Treasurer; Karen R, Secretary; Vonnie G., MPS Chair and Trustee; Allen C., Finance Committee Member and Trustee; Majbrit M., European Committee Chair and Trustee; Ines Z, Spanish Liaison and Spanish Translations Committee Chair and Trustee

C. Quorum established

           

D. Guest Introductions: Guests who chose to introduce themselves at this time included (number of TC meetings attended shown in parenthesis if announced):Mona, Chicago IL (since Jan 2011), John, Santa Barbara, CA (5), Mary Etta, CT (1st), Laura, Orange County, CA, Susan, NY (6), Griff (calling from China, 1st TC), Susan, CO (4), Martin, (on Treasurer committee, from the UK, many TC attendances for 2 years).

E. Approval of Minutes: A motion was made and the minutes of the March 8, 2014 teleconference meeting were approved as posted. (Karen)

F. Committee Reports:

            1. Treasurer, Mary Jo L.,: Our Treasurer is recovering from a broken wrist and was assisted by Martin in giving our financial report. Overall, with thanks to the distribution center, our financial outlook is exceeding our expectations for this time of year. Certain monies are earmarked for future expenditures. The full Treasurer Report is on the Repository.

          2. Literature Report, Larry A.:   The audio book project is nearing completion; Ines reports of active participation in the ABC proposals by the Spanish speaking groups due to the efforts in Translations, and John M in California states success and participation of 14-15 folks joining the Google group regarding the establishing of Intergroup guidelines; A full Literature Committee report can be found on the Repository.

          3. Distribution Office, Gloria D.: Efforts continue to keep the meeting lists and contact information updated with 31new meetings reported. In general, sales seem to be up. The fullDistribution Office report may be found on the Repository.

Read more: ACA WSO Teleconference Minutes April 12, 2014

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    The WSO Board meeting about once a week to discuss emergent issues.  Minutes of these meetings can be found here.