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12/08/2018 IG Meeting Minutes.


NEW Intergroup Meeting – 12/8/18, The Bridge, Green Bay, WI

Call to order: Opened with Commitment to Service reading, BRB pp. 601-602

Present:

Kelli, Tuesday-Oshkosh IGR; Anne, Monday Green Bay IGR, Don, IG Chair; Pat, Saturday Green Bay IGR, Matt, Manitowoc IGR

Quorum established.

***Please share with your groups so members can know about the NEW Intergroup and opportunities for service***

Secretary Report:

-Open position

-Kelli– filling in 

-Meeting minutes from last NEW Intergroup meeting reported, motioned to be added to record, voted, and approved.

-Consensus to postpone service position rotation until next Intergroup meeting so groups can learn of newly opened positions. 

Treasurer’s Report:

No report

OLD BUSINESS: Stacie resigned position, will transfer responsibilities when new rep volunteers

Vote: To Remove Stacie’s name from the position of treasurer and the Intergroup account at Fox Communities Credit Union.  Motioned, seconded, approved.

NEW BUSINESS: See positions heading below, new treasurer

Literature Report:  

-NEW Intergroup book pricing (will continue to be posted in meeting minutes for reference)

BRBs $15, Yellow Step workbooks $11, and Strengthening My Recover hard cover daily meditation books $12

OLD BUSINESS:

-Book status: 16 Yellow workbooks, 11 BRBs, and 10 daily meditations hard covers

-Vote: To order 1 case of BRBs and 1 case of daily meditation hard covers.  Motioned, seconded, approved.

-Update-Kelli could not find any details on an inner child workbook at this time.  It may be in the developmental stage by the WSO.

NEW BUSINESS:

-Received book order -Book status: 30 BRBs, 28 daily readers hard cover, 14 yellow workbooks, 2 other laundry list workbooks, 30 or more each of the agreed upon trifolds for outreach use.

Outreach Report:

OLD BUSINESS:

Update – Pat is distributing pamphlets in Green Bay to members who also wish to help with outreach.  Thank you for your service Pat.

Vote: To add an order of the agreed upon pamphlets to the book order.  Motioned, seconded, and approved.

NEW BUSINESS:

Labels referencing “Visit ACANEW.com for local meeting and events” for outreach pamphlets needed.  Motion to allow for the purchase of labels, printing, sending to Pat, and having on hand for future use.  Seconded, voted, all approved.

(Along with labels Kelli will send the list of outreach locations to Pat.)

Activities Report: 

OLD BUSINESS:

-Vote: Based on rep report that there is interest in the self-care workshop with a focus on mindfulness/non-dominant hand activities, it was motioned, seconded, and passed to move forward with the workshop.  

NEW BUSINESS:

-Kelli stepping down from position.

-Discussion of date for mindfulness/non-dominant hand workshop – approx. early March.  Planning meeting in January. Details to follow.  Matt to send Pat and Anne an E-flyer for use on making a workshop flyer.

Technology Report:

No previous report.  

OLD BUSINESS:

-Stacie is willing to continue to serve in this position.  She will personally pay for maintaining the Intergroup website.  Discussion of this in light of the Traditions and service position expectations.

Vote: To vacate the positon of the technology chair and transfer ownership to the NEW Intergroup.  Motioned, seconded, approved.

Vote: To reimburse Stacie for any personal payments made for the Intergroup website.  Motioned, seconded, and approved.  Chair or acting secretary to reply to Stacie’s email.

Thank you for your service Stacie.

NEW BUSINESS:

-See positions heading below.

Misc new business:

Service terms up.  Review and discussion of position terms, openings, and expectations.

Positions:

Secretary: Open

Treasurer: Robert from Green Bay, volunteered, motioned, seconded, all approved

Outreach: Open for Oshkosh/ Appleton area/Pat GB area

Literature: Kelli from Oshkosh, volunteered, motioned, seconded, all approved

Technology: Don from Oshkosh, volunteered, motioned, seconded, all approved.  (Kim from Green Bay inquired about receiving additional info on this position as well.  Don to communicate with Kim and Stacie.)

Chairperson: Don

Activities: Open

Parking Lot Items:

OLD PARKING LOT ITEMS:

-Group Rep Alternate – discussion on having someone fill in to make votes if primary cannot attend, additional discussion of what someone would vote on/not vote on (i.e. Agenda items they have been informed about and not new business that would come up at the meeting when they are subbing.)

-Change to how often Intergroup meets in person (less often?) – pending more information on conference call set up and/or testing  

-By-laws

Next Meeting:

-Saturday, February 9, 10:30 AM, St. Andrews Church, Oshkosh (FYI: Noon ACA meeting option after Intergroup meeting.)

Closed with the 12 Traditions.



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NEW Intergroup Meeting – 10/13/18 St. Andrew’s, Oshkosh, WI

Call to order: Opened with Commitment to Service reading, BRB pp. 601-602

Present:

Emily, Saturday Noon IGR-Oshkosh; Kelli, Tuesday-Oshkosh IGR; Anne, Monday Green Bay IGR, Don, IG Chair; Kathleen, Friday Noon IGR-Oshkosh.

Quorum established.

***Please share with your groups so members can know about the NEW Intergroup and opportunities for service***

Positions:

Secretary: Open

Treasurer: Open (Stacie will transition role over when there is a volunteer)

Outreach: Open/Pat GB area

Literature: Open / Kelli (co-chair)

Technology: Open

Chairperson: Don

Activities: Kelli

Secretary Report:

-Open position

-Kelli– filling in 

-Meeting minutes from last NEW Intergroup meeting reported, motioned to be added to record, voted, approved.

-Consensus to postpone service position rotation until next Intergroup meeting so groups can learn of newly opened positions. 

Treasurer’s Report:

No report; balance receipt from recent deposit: $1016.86

OLD BUSINESS: None

NEW BUSINESS: Stacie resigned position, will transfer responsibilities when new rep volunteers

Vote: To Remove Stacie’s name from the position of treasurerand the Intergroup account at Fox Communities Credit Union.  Motioned, seconded, approved.

Literature Report:  

OLD BUSINESS:

-Inventory report: 14 BRBs, 14 HC Daily Readers, 18 yellow workbooks, and 2 Other Laundry List workbooks (Unpriced)

-Talk of a new Inner Child Workbook coming out?  Kelli to check on any additional details.

NEW BUSINESS:

-Book staus: 16 Yellow workbooks, 11 BRBs, and 10 daily meditations hard covers

-Vote: To order 1 case of BRBs and 1 case of daily meditation hard covers.  Motioned, seconded, approved.

-Update-Kelli could not find any details on an inner child workbook at this time.  It may be in the developmental stage by the WSO.

Outreach Report:

OLD BUSINESS:

-The 4 pamphlets previously agreed upon will be purchased and shipped to Pat for outreach supplies.  Pricing is $1.40 for a 10 pc bundle, so $8.00 plus shipping cost.  (The Intergroup discount is not applicable as a min order of $100 is required.)

NEW BUSINESS:

Update – Pat is distributing pamphlets in Green Bay to members who also wish to help with outreach.  Thank you for your service Pat.

Vote:To add an order of the agreed upon pamphlets to the book order.  Motioned, seconded, and approved.

Activities Report: 

OLD BUSINESS:

-Report on picnic emailed out: About 17 attendees, expenditures = $58.55 (within the $75 budget), 7th tradition = $48.78, 2 great speakers, attendees present that had never been to an ACA event.

-Further discussion of self-care workshop discussed at last meeting.  Members are to go back to their meetings for a group conscience on interest for the workshop.  Workshop topics will focus on mindfulness and non-dominant hand writing.

NEW BUSINESS:

-Vote: Based on rep report that there is interest in the self-care workshop with a focus on mindfulness/non-dominant hand activities, it was motioned, seconded, and passed to move forward with the workshop.  

Technology Report:

No previous report.

NEW BUSINESS:

-Stacie is willing to continue to serve in this position.  She will personally pay for maintaining the Intergroup website.  Discussion of this in light of the Traditions and service position expectations.

Vote: To vacate the positon of the technology chair and transfer ownership to the NEW Intergroup.  Motioned, seconded, approved.

Vote: To reimburse Stacie for any personal payments made for the Intergroup website.  Motioned, seconded, and approved.  Chair or acting secretary to reply to Stacie’s email.

Thank you for your service Stacie.

Misc. notes: 

-Question on Appleton meeting reps-lost contact with them but sent the Intergroup a donation.  Kelli to reach out to last known rep and inquire.  UPDATE-Kelli still needs to do this.

-Previous parking lot item – NEW Intergroup affiliating with the Midwest Region Committee (MRC)– Reps confirmed interest by their groups.  Vote: The NEW Intergroup will affiliate itself with the MRC.  Motioned, seconded, approved.

-NEW Intergroup book pricing (will continue to be posted in meeting minutes for reference)

BRBs $15, Yellow Step workbooks $11, and Strengthening My Recover hard cover daily meditation books $12

Parking Lot Items:

OLD PARKING LOT ITEMS:

-Group Rep Alternate – discussion on having someone fill in to make votes if primary cannot attend, additional discussion of what someone would vote on/not vote on (i.e. Agenda items they have been informed about and not new business that would come up at the meeting when they are subbing.)

-Change to how often Intergroup meets in person (less often?) – pending more information on conference call set up and/or testing  

-By-laws

Next Meeting:

-Saturday, December 8, 11:45 AM, The Bridge, 2514 Jenny Lane in Green Bay, WI (FYI: 10 AM ACA meeting option before Intergroup meeting.)

Closed with the 12 Traditions.

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NEW Intergroup Meeting – 5/12/18 St. Andrews Oshkosh, WI

Call to order: Opened with Commitment to Service reading

Present:

Emily, Saturday Noon IGR-Oshkosh; Kelli, Tuesday-Oshkosh IGR; Pat, Saturday Green Bay IGR; Anne, Monday Green Bay IGR, Don, IG Chair

Quorum established.

***Please share with your groups so members can know about the NEW Intergroup and opportunities for service***

Positions:

Secretary: Open

Treasurer: Stacie

Outreach: Open/Pat GB area

Literature: Open / Kelli (co-chair)

Technology: Stacie

Chairperson: Don

Activities: Kelli

Secretary Report:

-Don – filling in 

-Meeting minutes from last intergroup meeting reported and approved 

OLD BUSINESS:

-Open positions discussion

Treasurer’s Report:

-Balance as of 5/11/18 was $723.70, $153 book sales deposited (Includes the $70 mentioned in old business)

OLD BUSINESS:

-$570.70 account balance, also $70 cash from book sales that needs to be deposited (Kelli will deposit with in next two weeks)

Literature Report: 

OLD BUSINESS:

-Lengthy discussion of some book pricing, proposed and passed unanimously

BRB $15, HC meditation books $12, Yellow workbook $11 Remaining items still need to be priced (ex. Laundry list traits workbook)

-Saturday Green Bay sent pre-payment for book order at Intergroup discount, a case each of BRBs, Yellow workbooks, and HC meditation books delivered on 3/13

NEW BUSINESS:

-Kelli will check with Intergroup reps 2-3 weeks before meetings to ask if anyone needs books.  Kelli will bring them to the meeting for reps to purchase.

Outreach Report:

OLD BUSINESS:

-Kelli sent Tom Z copy of the outreach list

-No rep, no updates or new business   

NEW BUSINESS:

-Pat from GB is interested in outreach in the GB area.  Kelli to email the outreach list to him.

-Discussion of outreach responsibilities/opportunities.  Need to verify Intergroup pricing on pamphlets.

Activities Report: 

OLD BUSINESS:

-GB is hosting a Ready, Set, Go in June, tentatively Saturday, 6/2, at Crossroads

-Still looking for volunteers for Inner Child workshop

-Proposed to have summer picnic in Oshkosh, passed unanimously.  Kelli will schedule a date and report back.

-Unanimous vote to pay St. Andrews for last year’s picnic since funds are on hand (ATTN: Stacie -$100)

NEW BUSINESS:​

-July 14th will be the NEW Intergroup picnic at St. Andrews from noon-4.  A flyer to follow.  Open call for anyone interested in speaking (about a 20 min time slot).

-Kelli will print and distribute some flyers for the 6/2 Ready, Set, Go in GB.

-Discussion for a self-care workshop.  Pat and Anne are brainstorming.  Workshop to possibly include discussion on meditation & food.

Technology Report:

OLD BUSINESS:

-Website email is functional and sending the anonymity automated message.

-Conference calling options still pending

NEW BUSINESS:

-Access to ACA Oshkosh email needs to be given to members.

-Contact list for group reps (name, phone, email, group, position) – was this compiled and sent out to everyone?

-Further discussion of conference calling – referred to tech rep.

Parking Lot Items:

We had time to further discuss the by-laws, group rep alternates, and conference calling.

OLD ITEMS:

-Group Rep Alternate – discussion on having someone fill in to make votes if primary cannot attend, additional discussion of what someone would vote on/not vote on (i.e. Agenda items they have been informed about and not new business that would come up at the meeting when they are subbing.)

-Change to how often Intergroup meets in person (less often?) – pending more information on conference call set up and/or testing

-Join Midwest Region Committee   

-By-laws – Further discussion, Emily and Pat are reviewing; Emily is working on a version.

Next Meeting:

-Saturday, August 11, 11:45 at The Bridge, 2514 Jenny Lane, Green Bay, WI.  (FYI: 10 am ACA meeting option beforeIntergroup meeting.)

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NEW Intergroup Meeting – 1/13/18 St. Andrew’s Church, Oshkosh, WI  

Call to order: Opened with 12 Traditions

Present:

Don, Intergroup Chair; Stacie, Intergroup Treasurer; Emily, Saturday Noon IGR-Oshkosh; Kelli, 2&4 Tuesday-Oshkosh IGR; Pat, Saturday Green Bay IGR; Anne, Monday Green Bay IGR; Matt, Manitowoc IGR.  

Quorum established.

***Please share with your groups so members can know about the NEW Intergroup and opportunities for service***

Positions:

Secretary: Open

Treasurer: Stacie

Outreach: Open

Literature: Open / Kelli (co-chair)

Technology: Stacie

Chairperson: Don

Activities: Kelli

Secretary Report:

-Don – filling in 

OLD BUSINESS:

-Meeting minutes from last intergroup meeting reported and approved

Treasurer’s Report:

-No balance reported  

-$100 donation received from Green Bay Monday night group

Literature Report:  

OLD BUSINESS:

-NEW book status: 4 hardcover meditation books, 2 Laundry list workbooks, and 2 yellow Step workbooks

-30% discount for Intergroup approved.  Set up delays (approval sent to incorrect email) but getting corrected.  Stacie volunteered to assist Kelli.  (Please see last meeting minutes for list of books to order, but check with Green Bay group, too, as they are ready to put in an order.)

NEW BUSINESS:

-Literature co-chair Julee stepped down from position.  Bank card under her name was confirmed destroyed.  Julee needs to be removed from NEW ACA account.

-Matt inquired about donating books to recovery clubs.  Suggested he create a proposal the Intergroup can vote on.

-Agreed for book purchases to be handled outside of meeting by trusted servants with reps to be copied on email correspondence.

-Brought up possible sale of books at Chilli when its Chilly event – pending book purchase.

Outreach Report:

-No updates

-Tom Z inquired about a copy of the Outreach list (statewide).  Kelli will send the PDF with the minutes.   

Activities Report: 

OLD BUSINESS:

-$100 donation to St. Andrews for picnic location voted yes.  Will pay out when funds available, i.e. after book order. 

-Interest in Green Bay for Inner Child/Loving Parent workshop confirmed.  Call for committee volunteers.

NEW BUSINESS:

-If Intergroup decides to have a summer picnic – St. Andrews has Saturday openings the month of June and July.

-Ready Set Go Event in Fitchburg

-Night of Serenity hosted by Oshkosh Thursday group

-Chilli when it’s Chilly – AA, Al-Anon, Alateen, and ACA event Feb 24 – looking for ACA speaker – 15 minute time slot.  Flyer will be shared when available.

-Matt is working on setting up a Ready Set Go in his area.  Referred to Matt K for advice as he has hosted multiple and is a good resource.

Technology Report:

OLD BUSINESS:

-Concerns of website functionality, i.e. hyperlinks, -Domain name coming due – yes vote to re-up and maintain it, -Need to look into various conference call options

NEW BUSINESS:

-Proposal: Contact email on ACANEW website is now ACAOshkosh and members holding positions would have access to that email and facilitate coordinating email responses.  Motioned, seconded, and unanimously passed.

-Proposal: No more blind copying.  If there are concerns of anonymity, the individual needs to address their email name.  Individuals that contact ACAOshkosh will receive a notice back that their email will be used and we are not responsible for their anonymity.  A posting will be on the website in regards to this as well.  Motioned, seconded, and passed unanimously.

-Proposal: Creation of Intergroup mailing list which would include name, email, and phone number, for Intergroupmembers only, to facilitate communication.  Motioned, seconded, and passed unanimously.

-Discussion of conference calling options – pending list mentioned above.

Parking Lot Items:

-Change to how often Intergroup meets in person (less often?) –pending more information on conference call set up and/or testing

-Join Midwest Region Committee (see attached flyer)   

-By-laws (see attached example)

Action Items

-Open call for service of Intergroup positions, please see page 597 of the BRB, open positions listed at beginning of minute notes.

-Pending Secretary position getting filled – sending out agenda ahead of time.

Next Meeting:

-Saturday, March 10, 12:45 at the Bridge, 2514 Jenny Lane, Green Bay.  (FYI: 10am ACA meeting option beforehand.)

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Minutes of Meeting February 9, 2019

The meeting was held at St. Andrew's Church, 1100 E. Murdock Ave., Oshkosh.  The meeting was called to order at 10:35 AM by Don S.

Present were:  Kelli, IGR (Intergroup Rep) for the Tuesday Oshkosh meeting; Emily, IGR for the Saturday Oshkosh meeting; Pat, IGR for the Saturday Green Bay meeting; Intergroup Chairman, Don S.; and IG Treasurer, Robert.

A quorum was established.

Recording Secretary's Report

The minutes of the December 8, 2018 meeting were approved as read.

Treasurer's Report

Stacie & Julie were removed from the bank account.  Currently Robert is the only person on the account.   Robert gave Kelli forms to complete and submit to the credit union to add Kelli to the account.  A no fee credit card will be issued.

Currently Robert has no knowledge of account balances, etc.due to the recent addition of his name to the account.

Literature Chairman's Report

Inventory:

Kelli looked up intergroup pricing on others items the IG usually doesn't order.  This pricing assumes a $100 minimum order.  Pricing is as follows:

BRBs hard cover 20/case $210
BRBs soft cover 14/case $137.20
Strengthening my recovery hard cover 18/case $151.21
Strengthening my recovery soft cover 20/case $140
Laundry list workbook (wkbk) 14/case $126
12 step yellow wkbk 22/case $154
All trifolds 10/lot $1.40
Newcomer booklet 10/lot $10.50
Good enough group bklt 10/lot 17.50
Identity papers bklt 10/lot $14.00
Crosstalk bklt 10/lot $17.50

For groups that only want to purchase small amounts here and there:
BRBs HC $15
Strengthening my recovery HC $12
Yellow 12 step wkbks $11

Pat suggested ordering newcomer books to have on hand.  Kelli suggested ordering these the next time an order is submitted in order to receive the IG discount.  A packet of 10 is $10.50 with the IG discount.  Without the IG discount newcomer books are $2.50 each.

Pat requested that Kelli order 20 copies of the Newcomers Bookfor the Saturday Green Bay group.  Kelli will obtain a price for the book(s) and notify Pat.  Pat will pay Robert.  Robert will notify Kelli.  Kelli will order the books and have them shipped directly to Pat. Kelli stated checks need to be made out to A.C.A. NEW.

Outreach Report

Pat inquired regarding the status of stickers to be put on pamphlets.  Kelli responded it currently is uncertain whether we will be keeping the current website, so she has not printed stickers.  Kelli noted the WSO address is printed on the pamphlets.  Don suggested an email address be put on the pamphlets or a reference to a Facebook page to obtain more information regarding A.C.A.  Pat will affix theACAfellowtravelers@gmail.com address to pamphlets until new a website is established.

Activities Report

There was no activities report. An ACA speaker will speak on March 2 in Oshkosh at Chili When Its Chilly.  On February 26ththere will be a "God Talk" at St. Norbert's Abbey at 5:30-8:00pm.  A 4th & 5th Step Retreat is also planned for St. Norbert's.  Tim S. from Green Bay is looking for strong 4th & 5th step person to serve on the panel for this retreat. Pat reported he is putting together a meditation workshop.

Technology Report:

Don reported he contacted Stacie and Kim.  Kim presently cannot serve the IG.  Stacie does not want to give up the website because it is attached to her personal account.  Don proposed the IG start with a new website with a new domain name with the IG having ownership.  Don volunteered to research doing so.

It was moved and seconded the N.E.W. Intergroup terminate its connection with the existing website.  The motion was unanimously approved.

Don will research establishing a new website and report at the next meeting or obtain approval through email reporting and voting of IG members.

Don will also research conference calls for use during future meetings.

Current Staffing of Positions:

Secretary: Emily R. from Saturday Noon Oshkosh was approved by voice vote to be Secretary 

Treasurer:  Robert from Green Bay

Outreach:  Pat for Green Bay; Appleton - OPEN; Oshkosh - OPEN

Literature: Kelli from Oshkosh

Technology: Don from Oshkosh

Chairman:  Don from Oshkosh

Activities:  OPEN

Parking Lot Items:

Appointing of Group Rep Alternate to attend a meeting when the Rep cannot.

Change how often the Intergroup meets in person - pending ability to set up attendance by conference call

By-laws.

The next scheduled IG meeting is Saturday, April 13, 11:45 AM at The Bridge, 2514 Jenny Lane, Green Bay.  This meeting is preceded by an ACA meeting starting at 10:00 AM.

The meeting closed with the 12 Traditions.

Respectfully submitted,

Emily R.

Secretary

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North East Wisconsin Intergroup Minutes of Meeting July 20, 2019 

The meeting was held at St. Andrew's Church, 1100 E. Murdock Ave., Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The

meeting was called to order at 10:30 AM by Don S.

Present were: Kelli, IGR (Intergroup Rep) for the Tuesday Oshkosh meeting; Connie, IGR for the

Monday Green Bay meeting; Emily, IGR for the Saturday Noon Oshkosh meeting; Kim, IGR for

the Wednesday night Green Bay meeting; Pat, IGR for the Saturday Green Bay meeting;

Intergroup Chairman, Don S.; and IG Treasurer, Robert; and Ralph and Jerry from the Saturday

Noon Oshkosh meeting. **

A quorum was established.

The Meeting opened with a reading of the Commitment to Service from the Big Red Book.

Recording Secretary's Report

The minutes of the April 13, 2019 meeting were approved as corrected.

Treasurer's Report

Robert stated he has received the IG debit card and has reopened access to the account; access

had been closed due to inactivity. The period opened with a beginning balance of $943.51.

Income was received in the amount of $12.67.

Expenditures were $ 24.29 for the IG's ACA World Service pamphlets.

The current balance in the account is $931.89. This amount does not include the cost of picnic.


Literature Chairman's Report *

The current inventory is:

18 BRB

9 yellow workbooks

13 hardcover daily readers

2 laundry list workbooks


Kelli will order the pamphlets previously requested by Pat for $24.00 and will ship them directly

to Pat. (Kelli stated WSO usually ships orders the day after the order is placed. It usually takes

4-5 days for the order to be received.)


Kelli stated the inventory also includes an assortment of different pamphlets in various

quantities. Kelli will send out a complete list of pamphlets in inventory for the convenience of

individual meetings.


Outreach Report

Pat stated he has not received the stickers with IG information. Pat stated he needs 200

stickers. Kelli stated she will have the stickers made and sent to Pat. Kelli stated there will be

both a Post Office charge and an Office Max charge for the labels.

Pat suggested putting notices of meetings in newspapers. Pat also suggested placing literature

at hospitals and churches.


Activities Report

Connie stated the picnic held after the present IG meeting is the only activity currently on the

agenda. Connie asked that people at the current IG meeting ask their group what activities

meeting members would like to attend.

Don reported the West Great Lakes Conference will be in October. The date is not yet

available.

Don reported the Mid-West Region is looking to start a newsletter and is looking for

submissions and ideas. Submissions should be sent to Kelli.

Kelli reported she withdrew $75.00 from the account which had been budgeted for the picnic.

$53.91 was spent. The remaining funds were deposited back into the account.

Technology Report

Don reported 31 website hits in the last 30 days, 0 header or hot button clicks. Don reported

he has set up a Free Conference Call account. If the IG group wishes to have a toll free number

there will be a fee. Currently there is no fee. To use the service: dial 605-313-4100; access code

is 588-294. A PC or laptop is needed to control interference.

Fliers on the new website currently are view only.

Parking Lot Items

Appointing of Group Rep Alternate to attend a meeting when the Rep cannot.

Change how often the Intergroup meets in person - pending ability to set up attendance by

conference call

By-laws.


The next scheduled IG meeting is Saturday, October 5 at 11:45 AM at The Bridge, 2514 Jenny

Lane, Green Bay. This meeting is preceded by an ACA meeting starting at 10:00 AM .

The meeting closed with the 12 Traditions.


Respectfully submitted,


Emily R.

Secretary

* Current pricing for literature is as follows:

BRBs hard cover 20/case $210

BRBs soft cover 14/case $137.20

Strengthening my recovery hard cover 18/case $151.21

Strengthening my recovery soft cover 20/case $140

Laundry list workbook (wkbk) 14/case $126

12 step yellow wkbk 22/case $154

All trifolds 10/lot $1.40

Newcomer booklet 10/lot $10.50

Good enough group bklt 10/lot 17.50

Identity papers bklt 10/lot $14.00

Crosstalk bklt 10/lot $17.50

For groups that only want to purchase small amounts here and there:

BRBs HC $15

Strengthening my recovery HC $12

Yellow 12 step wkbks $11


** Current Staffing of Positions:

Secretary: Emily R. from Saturday Noon Oshkosh

Treasurer: Robert from Green Bay

Outreach: Pat for Green Bay; Appleton - OPEN; Oshkosh - OPEN

Literature: Kelli from Oshkosh

Technology: Don from Oshkosh

Chairman: Don from Oshkosh

Activities: Connie as co-chairman, 1 open co-chairman position

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Minutes of Meeting October 5, 2019


The meeting was held at The Bridge, 2514 Jenny Lane, Green Bay. The meeting was called to

order at 11:36 AM by Chairman Don S. The meeting opened with a reading of the Commitment

to Service.

Present were: Kelli, IGR (Intergroup Rep) for the Tuesday Oshkosh meeting; Connie, IGR for the

Monday Green Bay meeting; Emily, IGR for the Saturday Noon Oshkosh meeting; Kim, IGR for

the Wednesday night Green Bay meeting; Pat, IGR for the Saturday Green Bay meeting;

Intergroup Chairman, Don S.; and IG Treasurer, Robert; and Jerry, a member of the Saturday

Noon Oshkosh meeting.

A quorum was established.

Recording Secretary's Report

The minutes of the July 20, 2019 meeting were approved as corrected.

Treasurer's Report

Kelli now has a debit card for the checking account.

Check for $25.00 will be deposited from the Monday Green Bay meeting.

There were no income or expenditures.

Current Balance of the checking account is $1,026.01.

The question arose regarding the amount contributed to the free will offering at the picnic.

Kelli and Robert will investigate and report at the next meeting.

Don S. moved the IG procure a receipt book. The motion was seconded. The motion was

approved.

It was moved and seconded the Treasurer obtain and maintain a physical ledger for the IG. The

motion was approved.

It was moved and seconded that ledger be audited once a year at the end of year by at least

one independent IG member. The motion was approved.

Literature Chairman's Report

Inventory:


Kelli looked up intergroup pricing on items the IG usually does not order. This pricing assumes a

$100 minimum order. Current pricing of items available from WSO is as follows:

BRBs hard cover 20/case $210

BRBs soft cover 14/case $137.20

Strengthening my recovery hard cover 18/case $151.21

Strengthening my recovery soft cover 20/case $140

Laundry list workbook (wkbk) 14/case $126

12 step yellow wkbk 22/case $154

All trifolds 10/lot $1.40

Newcomer booklet 10/lot $10.50

Good enough group bklt 10/lot 17.50

Identity papers bklt 10/lot $14.00

Crosstalk bklt 10/lot $17.50

For groups that only want to purchase small amounts here and there:

BRBs HC $15

Strengthening my recovery HC $12

Yellow 12 step wkbks $11

Kelli reported a new 30% discount from ACA. We can now obtain the 30% discount on any

quantity, as long as we are ordering at least $100 worth of literature and use our code: IG612.

This program was effective August 1st.

Kim suggested the IG put together a starter kit to donate to new groups that form. Don

suggested we contact the group and find out what they have and what they need and adjust

the materials we donate accordingly. It was moved and seconded we create a kit to donate to

each new meeting. The motion was approved. Before a donation is made the IG will vote on

the donation of specific materials to a specific group.

Kim suggested Kelli decide what we need to purchase and poll members of the group for

approval to purchase same.

Outreach Report

Pat reported kits have been put together, and some have been dropped off. Kim offered to

help Pat. Don offered to drop off pamphlets at Solutions in Oshkosh.

Connie suggested dropping off materials at college counseling areas.

Kelli offered to print more stickers to send to Pate and update the pamphlets in inventory. It

was moved and seconded Kelli have 200 labels printed. The motion was approved.

Activities Report

Connie stated the West Great Lakes Conference on October 19 is the only activity she is aware

of. Don suggest Connie register her group with an email on the WSO website and also explore

the links of New612ACA.com/networking.


Kelli advised WSO has an event page.

Connie expressed interested in putting together a workshop on shame. Connie asked the

meeting reps to poll their meetings to aid in assessing the level of interest. Topics addressed at

such a workshop could be:

childhood shame

how shame is transferred from adults to children

adulthood shame

how to release shame

The workshop would be about 3 hours long and would be held at The Bridge following the

Saturday 10:00 AM meeting. Connie asked meeting reps to advise her via email.

Connie also suggested Don do an open mike at some coffee house or pub, with the audience

salted with ACA members as an ACA night out. Don will consider the suggestion.

Technology Report

Don S. reported 36 page views, 2 header hot button views, website (counseling website) score

of 53. Free conference calling is set up.

Don reported he received an email from fellow traveler wanting to know if we could post

minutes of individual meetings' business meetings on the website as well as the positions at

individual groups that are open. The consensus of the group was to not do this at this time.

Don reported a flyer has been posted for Friday night meeting, in events section. Don will add it

to the meeting information page.

Don stated people should use Acafellowtravelers@gmail.com for adding things to the website.

Current Staffing of Positions

Secretary: Emily R. from Oshkosh

Treasurer: Robert from Green Bay

Outreach: Pat for Green Bay; Appleton - OPEN; Oshkosh - OPEN

Literature: Kelli from Oshkosh

Technology: Don from Oshkosh

Chairman: Don from Oshkosh

Activities: Connie

Parking Lot Items

Appointing of Group Rep Alternate to attend a meeting when the Rep cannot.

Change how often the Intergroup meets in person - pending ability to set up attendance by

conference call


By-laws.

The next scheduled IG meeting is Saturday, January 11, 2020. This meeting will be attempted

by conference call at 1:30 pm.

The meeting closed with the 12 Traditions.


Respectfully submitted,


Emily R.

Secretary