The Area Committee met at the COGF office on the afternoon of July 14, 2014. The committee is composed of the area officers, the District Committee Members (DCMs), and the chairpersons of area standing committees. Sixteen members of the Committee were present. The Area Committee meets to assist the area officers in the conduct of Area 53’s day-to-day business and to establish the agenda for the upcoming Area Assembly.
Dave C., our Panel 63 Delegate (2013-2014), gave an update on GSO operations and staff activity. The Ohio State & East Central Regional Convention will be held in Perrysburg, Ohio, on July 25-27. Registration information is available on the website. The International Convention will be held next July in Atlanta. Registration and housing materials will be available in September. GSO is currently updating its Membership Survey, and Dave is contacting the group’s that GSO has selected to participate.
There is a GSR School scheduled in Dublin, OH on July 20 from 3 to 5 pm at Dublin Springs Hospital. It is open to any interested member of A.A.
The Area 53 Election Assembly will be held at the Lancaster Moose Family Center on September 13. The Assembly will select the Panel 65 (2015-2016) officers (Delegate, Chairperson, Treasurer, Secretary, Registrar and their alternates). Voting members of the Assembly are the GSRs, DCMs, standing committee chairs and the past delegates. More information is available on the website.