March 2018 Minutes

DISTRICT 12 GENERAL SERVICE MEETING MINUTES


Thursday, March 1st

District 12 General Service Steering Committee Meeting

  • Call to Order by Jason (Alt DCMC) @ 5:30pm
  • Introduction- Jason
  • Treatment Committee updates -Jacqueline
    • Kaiser Hospital in Laguna Hills would like to support an AA meeting
    • Jacqueline will talk to people after the meeting about starting the Kaiser Hospital meeting
    • Hosting Treatment Clients & AA Meetings event April 21 at LNPC
  • Public Information updates – John
    • Requesting to purchase additional materials/boards
    • Request will be made during new business for funding

 

 

District 12 General Service Meeting

    • Call to Order by Jason (Alt DCMC) @ 7:30 pm
    • Introduction – Jason

 

  • Open with Serenity Prayer
  • New GSRs

 

    • Phil D – Monday Night 12×12
    • Ed H – Monday BB Canyon Club LB
    • Susan E – Tuesday Women’s Emotional Sobriety MV
    • Dave  B– Monday Night Men’s Stag SC
    • Tom – Wednesday 12×12 RSM
    • Bobbe C – Women’s Step Study LN
    • Rick Z – Sat Los Club MV

 

 

  • Tradition #3 Workshop Recap: Micaiah

 

    • Definition of membership – you are a member when you say you are or just by showing up
    • History of desire v honest desire, exclusivity/rules v inclusivity
    • A group is contingent on the singleness of purpose to carry the message

 

  • Concept #3 Workshop Recap: David

 

    • Right of Decision – the group entrusts the trusted servants with the group conscience at all levels (eg. GSRs)
    • Mutual trust in AA, Higher Power, and group members
    • Right of Decision keeps AA from changing based on personalities

 

  • Secretary’s Report: Andrea

 

    • Motion to Approve February minutes
    • Seconded – All in favor – Minutes approved
    • Please let me know if you want to receive monthly minutes

 

 

  • Registrar’s Report: Lindsay

 

    • If your meeting changes its location, please let the Registrar know the new address
    • Dark meetings are available and please make notes, comments, and suggestions for what you need

 

  • Alternate DCMC’s Report: Jason
    • No Report

 

 

  • DCMC’s Report: Nancy

 

    • Absent/No Report

 

  • Treasurer’s Report: Dennis
    • Groups are donating and the district appreciates the contributions
    • Rent has been paid for the space for the ASC on March 11, 2018
    • Nancy and Nathan were sent to PRAASA

 

***SUB-DISTRICT BREAKOUT SESSION***

 

 

  • Committee Reports
  • GSR Orientation- Jacqueline (subbing for Ryan and Max)

 

    • 7 New GSRs
    • All GSR’s got service sponsors

 

 

  • Grapevine – Dave

 

    • GSO provided information
    • GSO will send displays (eg., Grapevine Challenge, subscriptions)
    • Coordinating the challenge for meetings
    • Groups are encouraged to have a Grapevine Rep

 

 

  • Public Information – John

 

    • Recruiting for people to address the junior high and high schools to present
    • Requesting to purchase a table top display for presentation
    • Motion to purchase the display – motion passed

 

 

 

  • Treatment Committee – Jacqueline

 

    • Flyer for Treatment Clients & AA Meetings on April 21, 2018 at LNPC
    • Open to the fellowship (includes games, ask it basket, and pizza)

 

 

  • Cooperation with the Elderly Committee – Joe

 

  • Senior Friends meeting in DP
  • Working on finding out sources to identify people who need help

 

 

  • New Business

 

    • Starting a meeting on Tuesday Nights at Kaiser Hospital – talk to Jacqueline after the meeting
    • Buckets needed for the ASC March 11, 2018
    • Motion to purchase buckets – passed
    • Still need help for the ASC (sponsored by District 12) – see Jason

 

 

 

  • February Birthdays

 

    • Congratulations Everyone!!
    • Jennifer 27, Tim 16, Simon 5, Mike 36, Tom 3

 

  • Close with Responsibility Statement

 

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 Andrea C.@ mscadistrict12@gmail.com ***