December 2017 Minutes

DISTRICT 12 GENERAL SERVICE MEETING MINUTES

Thursday, December 7th

District 12 General Service Steering Committee Meeting

  • Call to Order by Catherine E. (DCMC) @ 5:30pm
  • Introduction- Catherine E.
  • Change of officer paperwork got worked on.
  • Funding Request for Memorial Day Picnic
  • Funding Request for Grapevine Renewal

District 12 General Service Steering Committee Meeting

  • Call to Order by Catherine E. (DCMC) @ 7:30 pm
  • Introduction- Catherine E.
  • Serenity Prayer
  • GSR Preamble read by: Andrea
  • New GSR Introductions: 5
  • Lynn – Sandy Bottom Sunday 7pm
  • Casey – Thursday Primary Purpose
  • Gretchen – RSM Monday
  • Joe – Friday Couch Meeting
  • Kitty – CDM
  • Arnie – Tuesday Mens Stag Munchies San Juan
  • Tradition #12 Workshop Recap: Ryan
    • Talked about Anonymity being the spiritual foundation.
    • Using Anonymity and Humility simultaneously to create unity.
    • We give up our own desires for the common good of AA.
  • Concept #12 Workshop Recap: David
    • Concept 12 talks about spirit of AA tradition and making sure the conference never gets overtaken by power or wealth.
    • Be Nice, Be Kind, Be Loving
  • Secretary’s Report: Parker K.
    • Come talk to me if you want to receive the monthly minutes.
    • Motion to Approve
    • Seconded
    • All in Favor-Approved
  • Registrar’s Report: Lindsay
    • Meeting Times and Days were added to the dark lists from dist. 12
    • Addresses will be added soon…
    • “Thank you to out-going panel!”
  • Alternate DCMC’s Report: Anna (Absent)
    • No Report
  • DCMC’s Report: Catherine
    • Thank you to all of our trusted servants for the past 2 years!
    • Warm welcome to the new District 12 Committee!
    • New GSR Packets coming soon…
    • Contracts were signed for Buena Park Union Hall for March ASC
  • Treasurer’s Report: Joe
    • We accomplished plenty this term!
    • 3000 dollars in prudent reserve.
    • We are a certified 501c3
    • We can help bring more alcoholics in our community help through the money that has been donated and in our district.

***SUB-DISTRICT BREAKOUT***

Committee Reports

  • GSR Orientation- Bridget G. & Dennis C.
    • 5 New GSR’s
    • All GSR’s got service sponsors.
  • AOCYPAA –
    • (See New Business)
  • Archivist
    • Looking to contact Webmaster to add archives to website
  • Public Information
    • GSO send info on how to be the public information chair.
    • Asked treasurer for $25 for a display board with basic information on AA to bring to inform the public with.
    • Job duties include visiting schools, community centers, etc. to tell them what AA is through pamphlets and other AA literature.
  • Cooperation with the Professional Community
    • NO REPORT
  • Cooperation with the Elderly Community
    • No Report
  • Grapevine Representative
    • NO REPORT
  • Accessabilities Chair
    • No Report
  • Intergroup Liaison
    • Intergroup San Clemente 80’s Holiday Party!
    • San Clemente Presbyterian Church December 16th from 6-10pm $FREE$
    • DJ, Dance, Fellowship!
    • Intergroup has had a successful year.
  • South County H&I
    • At the steering committee – Mary Jo renewed the grapevine of $465
  • Web Coordinator
    • No Report
  • Regional Events Coordinator
    • PRAASA Sparks, NV March 2-4 (AMAZING EXPERIENCE)
    • Regional Forum San Jose September 7th – 9th (Info on Website)
  • Memorial Day Chair
    • -Memorial day Picnic location has been determined.
    • -850 dollars for the Location.
    • -Descanso Park in San Juan Capistrano off of Paseo Adelanto
  • Literature Chair
    • Lifelines available for the month of December!
  • Treatment Committee
    • (See handout attached to email)

New Business:

  • Memorial day Picnic location has been determined! (see Individual report)
  • Shawn from AOCYPAA asked District 12 for a letter of support to bid for ACYPAA
    • Nancy made a motion to give them a letter of support, Patt seconded.
    • Unanimous decision to support AOCYPAA’s bid for ACYPAA!

Announcements:

-SOCALYPAA ELECTIONS: Newport Club, Sunday December 10th 10am-2pm

GSR Recap: Parker

November Birthdays:

Barbara 42 years, Alice 51 years, Nathan 2 years,

I am responsible….When anyone, anywhere, reaches out for help, I want the hand of AA always to be there. And for that, I am responsible.

** For Changes to Minutes: Please email Parker K.@ mscadistrict12@gmail.com **


Attachments

Meeting Minutes – November 2017

DISTRICT 12 GENERAL SERVICE MEETING MINUTES

Thursday, November 2nd

District 12 General Service Steering Committee Meeting

  • Call to Order by Catherine E. (DCMC) @ 5:30pm
  • Introduction- Catherine E.
  • Discussed October Meeting Agenda
  • New Panel Brunch 12/09 10am – 12pm @ 27141 Via Aurora Mission Viejo, CA
  • New Panel meeting at bank after brunch!
  • Serenity Prayer

 

District 12 General Service Steering Committee Meeting

  • Call to Order by Catherine E. (DCMC) @ 7:30 pm
  • Introduction- Catherine E.
  • Serenity Prayer
  • GSR Preamble read by Karen
  • New GSR Introductions:
  • Josh – Mens Step Study Laguna Beach
  • Nicole – Wednesday Discussion Meeting
  • Tradition #11 Workshop Recap: Ryan
    • Talked about Personal Anonymity at the level of Press, Radio, and Films. It would also be breaking anonymity if we aren’t known as alcoholics by other drunks.
  • Concept #11 Workshop Recap: Max
    • Talked about how long this concept is.
    • Talked about alcoholics (and non alcoholics) that get paid in AA and how they are treated as normal employees and not given special treatment.
    • All members are given the same amount of pay.
  • Secretary’s Report: Parker K.
    • Come talk to me if you want to receive the monthly minutes.
      • Motion to Approve? Sonny
      • Second? Alex
        • All in Favor-Approved
  • Registrar’s Report: Lindsay
    • We are still collecting info for new committee members
  • Alternate DCMC’s Report: Anna
    • Thank you for allowing Anna to be of service!
  • DCMC’s Report: Catherine
    • Supporting Our Future is a booklet about the forum that happened recently.
    • We have a very solid board for the next area panel!
    • PRAASA in March in Nevada. Flyers on the table.
    • Spanish Speaking Women in AA Workshop Dec 3, 9am-5pm Pasadena
    • Servathon is going on in Temecula Nov 18th
    • Area service committee Buena Park October 12th 8:30am-3pm
    • Thank you to everyone who got a new commitment last month!!!
  • Treasurer’s Report: Joe
  • Oct was first month we spent 43 dollars more than we took in.
  • Passed over treasurers information to new treasurer.
  • 3000 dollars in prudent reserve.
  • We need to figure out how to spend this money wisely!

***SUB-DISTRICT BREAKOUT***

  • Call to Order @ 8:40pm
  • DCM Reports
  • Sub- District A
    • Talked about PRAASA and Servathon
    • Dark Meetings, more than expected, but they are being visited!!!
  • Sub- District B
    • Reviewed Dark Meetings and bringing them to GSR
    • SOCALYPAA is a conference coming to Orange County and a meeting from Sub District B will be hosting this conference.
  • Sub- District C
  • List of dark meetings in dwindling away.
  • Talked about people smoking at meetings
  • Sub- District D
    • San Clemente friendship Center has many dark meetings.

Old Business:

-Open positions still available for next GSR District 12 committee

New Business:

  • Kelly is elected Sub-district C DCM!
  • Jim S. came back from Canada for Archives Conference and shared his experience!

Announcements:

-Regional Forum Sept 7-9 San Jose, CA

-SOCALYPAA ELECTIONS: Newport Club, December 10th 10-12

GSR Recap: Alex

October Birthdays:

Patt 15 Years, Alex 6 years, Bob 24 years

I am responsible….When anyone, anywhere, reaches out for help, I want the hand of AA always to be there. And for that, I am responsible.

** For Changes to Minutes: Please email Parker K.@ mscadistrict12@gmail.com **

Meeting Minutes – October 2017

DISTRICT 12 GENERAL SERVICE MEETING MINUTES

Thursday, October 5th

District 12 General Service Steering Committee Meeting

  • Call to Order by Catherine E. (DCMC) @ 5:30 pm
  • Introduction- Catherine E.
  • Discussed District 12 Elections Format!
  • Serenity Prayer

District 12 General Service Steering Committee Meeting

  • Call to Order by Catherine E. (DCMC) @ 7:30 pm
  • Introduction- Catherine E.
  • Serenity Prayer
  • GSR Preamble read
  • New GSR Introductions
  • Tradition #10 Workshop Recap: Ryan
    • No Opinion on outside issues.
    • Religion, alcohol reform, politics are topics the AA member should refrain from partaking an opinion in as an AA member.
  • Concept #10 Workshop Recap: Max
    • Ultimate Authority is God but AA members have Ultimate Authority over the AA structure.
    • We control what goes on in AA.
  • Secretary’s Report: Parker K.
    • Thank you Alex for filling in.
    • Come talk to me if you want to receive the monthly minutes.
    • Motion to Approve? Sonny
    • Second? Patt
    • All in Favor-Approved
  • Registrar’s Report: Lindsay
    • Thank you to people helping get together registrar’s records!
  • Alternate DCMC’s Report: Anna
    • No Report!
  • DCMC’s Report: Catherine
    • Dana Point community center for a panel in March.
    • Potluck for the old and new panel.
    • Banning Area 9 Meeting, Electing a new board.
  • Treasurer’s Report: Joe
    • We have met our Goal of 3000!

District Election Results:

DCMC: Nancy

Alternate DCMC: Jason

Secretary: Andria

Treasurer: Dennis

Registrar: Lindsay

DCM Subdistrict A (Male): Mike

DCM Subdistrict A (Female): Romy

DCM Subdistrict B (Male): Sarah

DCM Subdistrict B (Female): Simon

DCM Subdistrict C (Male): Sonny

DCM Subdistrict C (Female):

DCM Subdistrict D (Male): Bob

DCM Subdistrict D (Female): Sharon

GSR School: Ryan & Max

Accessibilities: Kathleen

YPAA Liaison: Jeremy

Archives: Jim S.

Cooperation with the Elderly: Joe

Cooperation with Professionals: Janice

District Webmaster: Scott

District Webmaster Co-Chair: Alex

Grapevine Commitment: Dave

H&I Representative: Barbara

Intergroup Liaison: Bob

Literature: Chris

Memorial Day Picnic: Mary

Regional Events Coordinator: Dorota

Sponsorship Workshop: Parker

Traditions Day Chair: David W.

Treatment Committee: Jacqueline

Speaker Chair: Patt O.

District Coffee Maker: Nathan

Traditions: Macaiah

Concepts Workshop: David C.

Public Information: Jon J.

 

Announcements:

  • Traditions Day Chair is in 1 Month.
  • November 5th 2-6pm Canyon Club in Laguna Beach
  • Let your groups know!
  • AOCYPAA is having a Halloween Event on October 21st.
  • Eskape Rooms in Irvine
  • Donating Big Books To Hurricane Victims

 

 

August Birthdays:

Keith 5 years, Casey 3 Years, Josette 5 years, Sarah 3 years, Kelly 33 Years, David 7 years

I am responsible….When anyone, anywhere, reaches out for help, I want the hand of AA always to be there. And for that, I am responsible.

** For Changes to Minutes: Please email Parker K.@ mscadistrict12@gmail.com **