Arkansas Area Convention Committee

Arkansas Area Convention Committee

  1. Purpose
    1.1 The purpose to the Arkansas Area Convention Committee is to plan and conduct the annual Arkansas Area Convention.
    1.2 The Committee shall conduct the Arkansas Area Convention in an effective manner in accordance with A.A. Traditions.
  2. Structure
    2.1 The Area Assembly Chairman, with the approval of the Area Assembly Co-Chairman, will appoint an Arkansas Area Convention Committee consisting of a minimum of five (5) members whose term of office shall not exceed five (5) years.
    2.2 The Area Delegate will be appointed to serve as one of the members immediately following the Arkansas Area Convention in the last year of his service as Delegate.
    2.3 In odd years the Area Assembly Chairman, with the approval of the Area Assembly Co-Chairman, will appoint one new member immediately following the Arkansas Area Convention from the current Area Assembly voting membership.
    2.4 The Area Assembly Chairman, with the approval of the Area Assembly Co-Chairman, will appoint a new member to fill a vacancy on the Committee from the current Area Assembly voting membership. (Alternate G.S.R.s and Alternate D.C.M.s are not eligible.)
    2.5 The Committee may elect the Area Convention Chairman and Area Convention Co-Chairman; however, the senior committee member normally will serve as the Area Convention Chairman, the next committee member in seniority will serve as Co-Chairman, and each newly appointed member will be the freshman member of the Committee.
    2.6 The Area Assembly shall always have final authority as to any plans or procedures for the Arkansas Area Convention.
  3. Functions
    3.1 The Committee meets at the call of its Chairman.
    3.2 The Committee will meet a minimum of four times annually during the quarterly Area Assembly meeting.
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    3.3 The Area Convention Committee shall report to the Area Assembly at each Area Assembly meeting as to the progress made toward the next convention and results of the last convention.
  4. Activities—(See Purpose and Functions above)