Area 53 Standing Committees

Committees of Area 53 - Serving AA Groups and Communities
Area standing committees serve AA groups and communities. Each committee has a service focus.

As of March 2017
Web PageChairpersonPurpose
Archives pageTom V.,
Archives – Archives Committee acquires and preserves AA and Area 53 history.
CPC-PI Committee pageMatt W.,
Cooperation with Professional Community–Public Information (CPC-PI) - CPC-PI meets with any group of individuals – professionals, churches, students, senior citizens, etc – that need information about what AA is and what it is not.
CFC Committee pageBrandi V.,
Correctional Facilities Committee (CFC) - CFC assists individuals, groups, and districts in carrying the AA message to the alcoholic who still suffers, especially those confined in, or recently released from jails, prisons, and other correctional facilities.
Grapevine Committee pageAnn B.,
Grapevine – Grapevine Committee assists groups in Area 53 with the distribution and introduction of the Grapevine magazine.
Group Services pageDan S.,
Group Services – Group Services Committee help GSRs and DCMs with information or assistance, setups up the GSR Help Desk at Assemblies and assists with coffee/refreshments at Assemblies.
Intergroup Liaison pageBarbara M.,
Intergroup Liaison – Intergroup Liaison Committee contacts, informs, and offers cooperation with all the intergroups in Area 53, and co-hosts the annual Unity Day event.
Mini-Conference Committee pageDonna K.,
Mini-Conference – Mini-Conference Committee provides oversight for the activities of the Area 53 annual mini-conference held in March; conducts the site selection and plans the smooth running of the conference.
Special Needs Committee pageOPENSpecial Needs – Special Needs Committee explores, develops and offers resources to make the AA message and participation in our program available to alcoholics with special needs that limit their access to the full AA experience.
Treatment Committee pageErica C.

Treatment – Treatment Facilities Committee cooperates and presents information about AA to the staff and volunteers at treatment centers.