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Area 58, District 5 Serving Central Oregon Including: Bend, Burns, Chemult, Culver, John Day, LaPine, Madras, Metolius, Mt. Vernon, Prineville, Redmond, Sisters, Sunriver, Terrebonne, & Tumalo

District 5 Committee September 8, 2019 Elections

    There are four District 5 elected service positions coming available.  The positions are:

District Committee Member (DCM), Alternate DCM, Treasurer, and Secretary.

All the details for these great opportunities to be of service are outlined below in the District Guidelines and in the A.A. Service Manual. If you are available for any of the open positions you must attend the District meeting in September and be prepared to give your service resume.  

When: Sunday, September 8, 2019

Time: 4:00PM

Where: Trinity Episcopal Church

 

If you have any questions please contact the DCM.

dcm05@aa-oregon.org, or 435-612-2449

 

Use this flyer to help spread the word!!!!

 

District Committee Member (DCM)

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Generally as described in the A.A. Service Manual (under Alt. DCM)
  • Recommended completion of GSR term
  • Recommended 4-5 years of continuous sobriety
  • The first year of term attends the Oregon Area Orientation, to be fully funded by the District
  • Appoint Service Committee members as described
  • Set agenda for and chair District business meetings
  • Help Service Committees as needed
  • Attend Area Assemblies
  • Appoint ad hoc committees to address specific issues as needed
  • Assist the Web Site Committee
  • Maintain records of District Activities during the term to submit to the Area 58 Archivist after rotation
  • Coordinate and take part in District Inventory within the first year of the term
  • Assist District Secretary by reading and approving minutes prior to mailing
  • Assist Area Registrar with updating Group information, as well as current GSR information. Changes are typically submitted to the Area Registrar by using AA’s Group Information Change Form, as well as the AA New Group Form
  • Assist GSRs when needed at group meetings
  • Assist Area Delegate with the processing of Conference agenda items at District level
  • Assist Delegate in scheduling pre and post Conference reports to District
  • Assist Area Treasurer by bringing back group Area contribution receipts back from each Assembly to be distributed at the District meeting
  • Attend PRAASA when funds are available, and give a verbal and written report to the District. Attendance to PNC or the Pacific Region Forum may be an option in addition to PRAASA, or in place of PRAASA, depending on the Districts current financial standing.  DCM to determine funds needed and submit as a District 5 budget item
  • Makes copies of and distributes district documents as needed – i.e., Delegate Agenda items, District Committee Contact Sheet.

Alternate District Committee Member (Alt DCM)

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Generally as described in the A.A. Service Manual (under Alt. DCM)
  • Recommended completion of a GSR term
  • Attend and report at monthly District meetings
  • Prepare and present GSR assembly orientations
  • Perform duties of DCM in DCM’s absence
  • Assist DCM as needed
  • Attend quarterly Oregon Area Assemblies
  • Assist GSRs when needed at group meetings
  • Visit with groups within the district and make announcements when necessary
  • Assist DCM with the processing of Conference agenda items and reports at the District level.

District Secretary

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Generally as described in the A.A. Service Manual
  • Recommended completion of a GSR term
  • Attend monthly District meeting and record minutes
  • Provide District meeting minutes to DCM for distribution to GSR’s
  • Reprint, make available for the web and distribute District Guidelines when requested by the DCM

District Treasurer

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Generally as described in the A.A. Service Manual
  • Recommended completion of a GSR term and/or experience as Group Treasurer
  • Attend and report at monthly District Meetings
  • Picks up mail from District 5’s post office box
  • Keeps a current record of group contributions to the District
  • Makes deposits and cuts checks for District expenses
  • Provide financial statement at the monthly District meeting
  • Be prepared to determine if funds are available for the GSR Scholarship program at the District meeting 1 month prior to Area Assemblies
  • Present an annual budget for next fiscal year, in October, to be taken back to the Groups for approval at the November/December District meeting
  • Update budget as needed when new motions are approved by the District Committee

Be of Service

A.A. Needs Your Help!!

If you are an A.A. member and would like to get involved in the service structure of Alcoholics Anonymous, attend your group's business meeting.  Make yourself available to be your group's GSR (General Service Representative), come to the next District Business Meeting and/or get in touch with the District Committee Member (DCM).

DCM:  Brad L                             dcm@district5aa.org

Alt. DCM:  Bonnie C                  altdcm@district5aa.org