March 09, 2019 – Area World Service Committee (AWSC) Meeting

Hi All!,

SAVE THE DATE!  Just a reminder that the Area World Service Committee (AWSC) Meeting is March 9th. This is the Area Level Group Conscience that determines the agenda for Assembly.  All are welcome to participate, so feel free to announce this meeting at your group meetings..

Our meeting starts at 10:00 am (New District Rep Orientation is at 9:40 am)

All Board Members and Area Coordinators are requested to submit a report of what they have been working on since the last meeting, at least a week prior to allow groups to review the information prior to our meeting.  (Delegate, Alt Delegate, Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, Literature, Web, Tech, Newsletter, Group Records, Forum, Alateen and Public Outreach).

Please check the Google Drive for currently submitted reports.  The reports are added to the drive as they are received (even after the meeting is held).

Don’t forget to bring a dish to pass and get ready for a great day! I can’t wait to see everyone!

WHO:    District Representatives, Area Coordinators, Past Delegates, AIS/LDC Liaisons, and Elected Officers

EVERY MEMBER IS WELCOME AND HAS A VOICE

WHAT: Area World Service Committee (AWSC) Meeting Determines the agenda for Assembly

Topics Include:

  • Board and Coordinator Reports
  • 2019 and 2020 Al-Anon State Conventions
  • Review the Knowledge Based Decision Making guidance
  • Policy/Guideline Committee Report
  • AWSC Insurance Task Force
  • District Happenings (get great ideas for your district here!)
  • AWSC Member Concerns/Solutions (get solutions to issues in your district here!)
    From the Box (read submissions and discuss status of old submissions)

WHERE:   Church of Christ
1075 West Monroe Rd.
St. Louis, MI 48880  989-681-2524
* Park in back of church *

WHEN: Saturday, March 09th, 2019  10:00 AM (9:40 AM new DR Orientation

LOCATION OF ALL AWSC FILES:  http://goo.gl/fjB4pE

Folders are organized by YYYY-MM-DD where Y = Year, M = Month and D = Date

 M46 near US 127
From west: approx. 1 mi. east of US127
From east: 2nd church on south, west of town

DID YOU KNOW?  The location of the Al-Anon State Convention is chosen 2 years prior to the event at the Area World Service Committee (AWSC) in August.  Between Spring Assembly and the AWSC in August the Alternate Delegate combs through many Michigan hotel convention centers and picks 3 that are then shown at the August AWSC.  Your District Rep votes with the rest of the Michigan District Reps to choose the location. So this year, in August, your District Rep will vote on where the 2021 convention will be held.  Don’t have a District Rep? Get together with the other groups in your district and pick someone who will represent and have them come to AWSC (yes, it’s that easy). New District Rep orientation is always held at 9:40, just before the meeting starts and the new rep gets a welcome packet to take back to help them get started.

Don’t know the who, what, where and when’s of AWSC? Go to our website at www.miafg.org and go to the members page – there is a calendar of all Area meetings on the site. Questions about convention location selection, contact miafgalternatedelegate@gmail.com; questions about getting on the mailing list for AWSC meeting reminders, contact miafgsecretary@gmail.com; questions about MI AFG website contact miafgwebcoordinator@gmail.com.

LOCATION OF ALL GENERAL INFORMATION FILES:  http://goo.gl/66AL4C

LOCATION OF MEETING CALENDAR:  http://miafg.org/Calendar.html (PW = meeting name + AFG)

LOCATION OF ALL SHARED INFORMATION:  http://goo.gl/RQ2sjL