WSO Minutes

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

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

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

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

October 12, 2013 ACA WSO Teleconference Minutes

THE ACA WSO TELECONFERENCE MINUTES

October 12, 2013

Opening: 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.

Concept 10 was read by Larry A., Chair

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

Guest Introductions (and number of TC meetings attended shown in parenthesis) included: Scott and Phyllis, AZ (many years), Mardi, MT (10), Susan, NY (4), Mona, IL (since 2011), Claire, MN (5), Martin, England (10-15), Ines, NY (7), Majbrit, Denmark (7), Warren

A. Approval of Minutes: The minutes of the September 14, 2013 meeting were approved as posted.

B. Committee Reports:

1. Treasurer, Mary Jo L. The full Treasurer Report is on the Repository. Reminder: When making a 7th Tradition donation on behalf of your group, please include the Group ID #, otherwise the donation appears as "anonymous."

2. Literature Committee, Larry A.; Mary Jo L. tells us that the posted Meditation Book draft is coming off the website and finished product (thanks to many) should be on sale by mid November.  Ines reports another chapter of the BRB is scheduled for translation into the Spanish language and that a group in Arizona is helping translate some of the free downloads on our website. She continues to work with Vonnie translating Outreach templates of FAQs. Leanne reported on the progress of the Standardization of the Conference Approved Literature. Larry is waiting to finalize edits sent out on the audio version of the BRB and reports that since available in August 2012, there have been 3,188 e-BRBs sold. The full Literature report may be found on the Repository.

3. Distribution Office: Both DiAnne A. and Kristina were present as Kristina will be representing for the office reports in the future. DiAnne's employment with us ends at the end of this month as she returns to school and to advance her career. Both are wished well on their endeavors and much gratitude is expressed for their service to ACA. We continue making room for the new meditation books and other literature. The full office report may be found on the Repository.

Read more: October 12, 2013 ACA WSO Teleconference Minutes

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