WSO Minutes

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

Minutes ACA WSO March 8 2014 Teleconference Meeting

Adult Children of Alcoholics--World Service Organization

P.O. Box 3216     Torrance, California, 90510     (562-595-7831)

ACA WSO TELECONFERENCE MINUTES

March 8, 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 Three was read by the Chairman

B. Roll Call of Board Members: Larry A., Chairman; Joan B., Vice Chair, H & I Committee Chair; Mary Jo L.,
Treasurer; Karen R., Secretary; Vonnie G., Trustee, MPS Committee Chair; Ines Z., Trustee, Spanish Liaison Subcommittee Chair and Allen C., Trustee, member of Treasurer Committee

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): Scott, AZ, current webmaster (years); Susie, PA; Mona, Chicago, IL (since Jan., 2001); Sharon, MD (1) John M., CA (5); Laura, Orange County, CA (3 x yr for 5 years); Dennis, Ft Lauderdale, FL, (1); Martin C., England, serving on Treasurer Committee (2 years); Troy, TN (5); Pam (10); Phyllis, Prescott, AZ (numerous times and former Board member); Gloria, CA (3); Kathy, NJ.

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

F. Committee Reports:

          1. Treasurer, Mary Jo L.,: The Treasurer Committee met twice in February. There was a net increase in the assets in February, explained in the Profit and Loss section of the report; website development payments have begun; 7th Tradition donations were over $4,000 for the month. Groups were reminded to include the Group ID# if they want acknowledgement on the report.The full Treasurer Report is on the Repository. 

Read more: Minutes ACA WSO March 8 2014 Teleconference Meeting

February 2014 Teleconference Meeting Minutes

 

Adult Children of Alcoholics--World Service Organization

 

P.O. Box 3216     Torrance, California, 90510     (562-595-7831)

 

ACA WSO TELECONFERENCE MINUTES

 

February 8, 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 Two was read by the Chairman

 

B. Roll Call of Board Members: Larry A., Chairman; Joan B., Vice Chair; Karen R., Secretary; Vonnie G., Trustee; Majbrit M., Trustee and Ines Z., Trustee. Allen C., Trustee was able to join the conference call during the Literature Committee Report.

 

C. Quorum established

 

          1. Announced acceptance of the resignation of one of our fellow trustees, Leanne S., thanking her for her service to the ACA fellowship.

 

D. Guest Introductions: Guests who chose to introduce themselves at this time included (number of TC meetings attended shown in parenthesis if announced): John M., CA (4); Martin C., England (2 years); Troy, TN (4); Gloria, CA (2); Pam; Mona, IL (numerous); Laura, Orange County, CA (3 x yr for 5 years); Susan, CO (3); Susan, NY (5)

 

E. Approval of Minutes: A motion was made and the minutes of the January 11, 2014 teleconference meeting were approved as posted. (Karen)

 

F. Committee Reports:

Read more: February 2014 Teleconference Meeting Minutes

WSO Minutes

THE ACA WSO TELECONFERENCE MINUTES

December 14, 2013

Opening:  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.

Concept 12 was read by Karen R., Secretary

Board members present:  Larry A., Joan B., Mary Jo L., Karen R., Vonnie G., and Leanne S.    A quorum was established. Allen C., Trustee joined the call later.

Guest Introductions:  Guests who chose to introduce themselves at this time included (number of TC meetings attended shown in parenthesis if announced): Majbrit, Denmark (9); Ines, NY (9); Katia, CT. (1st); Amy, IL (1st); Doug, NJ (several); Kathy, Fl (1st); John M, CA (2); Susan, CO (2); Martin, England (numerous); Mike, NJ (1st); Tammy, NY; Pam (Intergroup); Troy, TN (2).

A.  Approval of Minutes:  The minutes of the November 9, 2013 meeting were approved as posted.  (Karen)

B.  Committee Reports: 

1.  Treasurer, Mary Jo L.  The Treasurer Committee submitted a budget to the Board for review. The full Treasurer Report is on the Repository. 

2.  Literature Committee: Almost 1100 Meditation books have been sold since their availability.  Over 3,000 BRB e-Books have been sold since their availability.  The Spanish Translation of the BRB continues to make progress.  One of the difficulties is the time zone factor with the volunteers being from across the U.S.  Efforts at standardization of literature continues.  The audio version of the BRB hopefully will be complete by the end of this month.  We have a new volunteer (John: john@mudie.info) who is gathering info to develop guidelines for starting ACA Intergroups.  The full Literature report may be found on the Repository.

Read more: WSO Minutes

ACA WSO Teleconference Minutes January 11, 2014

Adult Children of Alcoholics--World Service Organization

P.O. Box 3216     Torrance, California, 90510     (562-595-7831)

 THE ACA WSO TELECONFERENCE MINUTES

January 11, 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 One was read by the Chairman

B. Roll Call of Board Members: Larry A., Chairman; Joan B., Vice Chair; Mary Jo L., Treasurer; Karen R., Secretary; Vonnie G., Trustee; Leanne S., Trustee; Allen C., Trustee; Ines Z., Trustee, and Majbrit M., 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): John M., CA (3);Martin C., England (numerous); Troy, TN (3);Kat, FL (1); Gloria, CA (1); Pam; Mona, IL (numerous)

E. Approval of Minutes: A motion was made and the minutes of the December 14, 2013 meeting were approved as posted. (Karen)

Read more: ACA WSO Teleconference Minutes January 11, 2014

November 9, 2013 ACA WSO Teleconference Minutes

THE ACA WSO TELECONFERENCE MINUTES

November 9, 2013

Opening: 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.

Concept 11 was read by Karen R., Secretary

Board members present: Larry A., Mary Jo L., Karen R., Vonnie G., Allen C., and Leanne S.  A quorum was established.

Guest Introductions (number of TC meetings attended shown in parenthesis if announced) included: Scott and Phyllis, AZ (many years);Mona, IL (since Jan. 2011);Joan, KY (4); Majbrit, Denmark (8); Kathy, NJ; John M, CA; Charlie, MI; Susan, CA; Susan, CO; Nancy, CA; and Troy, TN.; Laura, Ines, NY (8)

A. Approval of Minutes: The minutes of the October 12, 2013 meeting were approved as posted.

B. Committee Reports:

1. Treasurer, Mary Jo L. The Treasurer Committee met twice this month and has effectively established the two cost centers to more clearly define the financial standings. Reminder: When making a 7th Tradition donation on behalf of your group, please include the Group ID #, otherwise the donation appears as "anonymous." The full Treasurer Report is on the Repository.

Read more: November 9, 2013 ACA WSO Teleconference Minutes

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  • Working Sessions

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