Central Oregon Intergroup, Inc
January 23, 2011
Chairperson Jerry R. called to order the regular meeting of the Central Oregon Intergroup, Inc. Date: January 23, 2011. Time: 5:30 PM. Place: TEC, Bend. Attendance sheet was passed.
Verified eligible voters and a quorum was established.
Voting Members Present:
Mikey L. – SOS (IGR); Mark S. – Madras Oasis (Adv. Bd. / Secretary / Alt. IGR); Shari A. – Step Sisters (IGR / Adv. Bd.); Jim B. – ABC (IGR); Debra R. – Primary Purpose (IGR); Sherrill H. – New Horizons (IGR); Eric W. – Men’s Book Study (IGR); Jonny L. – Steps to Sobriety (IGR); JJ – As Men See It (IGR); Pattie O. – Safe Harbor (Alt. IGR); Steve G. – WFS (IGR); Reed K. – Redmond Rebels (IGR); Melissa C. – TBTTBB (IGR)
Others Present: Jerry R. – Tues. Nite AA (Chairperson); Laurakay L. – (Vice-Chair); Heidi S. – ABC (Entertainment Chair); Cory S. – As Men See It (Website); Stan E. (Adv. Bd.); Eileen – Attitude Adj. (Newsletter Chair); Alan A. – WFS; Mark L. – STS; Tom R. – Attitude Adj.
A. Approval of Minutes
The minutes of the previous meeting (December 26, 2011) were approved as read.
B. Treasurer’s Report
Treasurer not present. No report.
C. Committee Reports:
Alanon: Not present.
District 5 Liaison: Not present.
Entertainment: Heidi S. reported that she will bring the committee financial report to the next meeting.
New Years Eve was a big success.
Next event is the Corned Beef and Cabbage (March 19 at the Prineville Baptist Church).
Next committee meeting is scheduled for February 18 in Redmond.
Hot Line: Chair not present. Mark L. stated that he received an e-mail from Wayne S. that all is going well.
Newsletter: Eileen L. asked for phone numbers for the new officers and chair positions.
Is working on an article on “famous alcoholics” and asked if this would break anonymity. Consensus is that this will break anonymity, so she will not do the article.
Stated that birthdays need to be into her by the 18th of each month (for the next month’s listing). Asked if birthdays could be listed without listing the home group. Discussion ensued and a vote was taken (7 – 7 tie). Jerry R. (Chair) broke the tie with a yes vote. Home groups will not be listed for birthdays.
Office: Mikey reported Telephone Activity: Office – 83, Hotline – 47, Al-Anon – 10. Income Detail: Books/Lit $1,194.25; Coins/Misc. $593.60 Newsletter $13.35; Deposits $2,831.30.
Potluck: Tom R. (last Chair) reported that last night’s potluck was very good. Two good speakers, small crowd. Needs a sponsor group for February.
Schedules: Shari A. reported that the printer issued a $ 100 credit for error on last schedules (smaller font and bolded).
Website: Cory S. gave the web traffic report. Stated that the flyer for the Alanon spaghetti feed will be posted. Stated that Darla B. had sent committee and chair position information and this has been posted. Stated that he has not been receiving treasurer reports. Jerry R. requested that an e-mail address be created for the IG chair position. Cory will do this.
D. Old Business: Melissa C. reported on the “past motions” project (team: Melissa C, Darla B., Kendra). May have this ready for the next meeting. Asked about format (have in a notebook and bring to IG meetings?). Who will maintain (Secretary?).
Eileen asked who is eligible to vote at meetings. Mikey L. stated that only IGR’s are eligible (no committee chairs, Adv. Bd. Members or visitors).
E. New Business: Elections:
Potluck Chair: Alan A. (WFS)
Kendra (Secretary) is resigning due to work schedule.
Secretary: Pattie O. (Safe Harbor)
Tom R. suggested that there be a 6 person committee for both alcothons (3 for each 8 hour shift). Jerry asked if this should be discussed now, or closer to Thanksgiving. Also stated that the Potluck Chair should probably handle and coordinate this issue.
Meeting was adjourned at 6:30 pm. The next meeting will be at 5:30 p.m., February 27, 2011 in Bend at TEC.
Yours in Service,