Area 53 Website Policy

Area 53 General Service Policy for the Area’s Web Site

Published by the Area 53 Committee on December 14, 2014

The purpose of the Web site is:
  • To serve the membership of Area 53 in central and southeast Ohio, and the fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous as a whole.
  • To serve as a resource for Area 53 AA member groups, those seeking help from AA, professionals working with alcoholics, the media, and the public at large.
  • To provide accurate and consistent information about Area 53 General Service.
  • To provide information about services coordinated by Area 53 General Service.
  • To encourage participation of AA member groups and committees in Area 53 services and activities.
Additionally:
  • Oversight of the Web site will be the responsibility of the Area 53 Committee and in accordance with the Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous.
  • The Area 53 Committee will provide regular reports regarding Web site activity to the Area 53 Assembly.
  • The Web site will make use of existing AA materials whenever practical.
  • The Web site will provide contact information to other AA activities by listing and linking to
    existing Web sites whenever practical.
  • The Web site will provide contact information by including a list of Intergroups and Central Offices in central and southeast Ohio and including Web site and email links where applicable.
  • The Web site will include selected archives information and material.
  • The Web site will welcome users to make suggestions about the Web site design and content.
  • This Policy will be reviewed annually by the Area 53 Committee.