Public Information Committee (PI)

  1. Purpose
    1.1 The purpose of the Public Information Committee is to keep the Area Assembly, Districts, Groups, and individual A.A. members well informed so that the fellowship may carry the message more effectively to the alcoholic who still suffers.
    1.2 The Committee should encourage and assist Group and District Committees and individual A.A.s by keeping them well informed, informing the general public and the “third person” about the A.A. program.
  2. Structure
    2.1 The Area Assembly Chairman, with the approval of the Area Assembly Co-Chairman, will appoint a Chairman for this Committee from the current Area Assembly voting membership,
    2.2 The Committee membership shall consist of G.S.R.s appointed by the Area Assembly Co-Chairman with representation from each District.
  3. Functions
    3.1 This Committee shall meet a minimum of four times annually during the quarterly Area Assembly meeting.
    3.2 This Committee’s primary responsibility shall be coordinating in the most effective manner the flow of information pertaining to public information from the Area Assembly to Districts, Groups, and individual A.A.s
    3.3 This Committee is budgeted monies at the January Area Assembly meeting for the year, contingent upon the availability of funds. Disbursement of funds will be approved by a simple majority vote of the Committee in attendance and a copy of the minutes including the vote given to the Area Assembly Treasurer for payment.
    3.4 The Committee will report at each regular quarterly meeting of the Area Assembly on the progress of projects and expenditures of monies.
  4. Activities
    4.1 Conduct workshops at the Area, District, and Group levels.
    4.2 Coordinate information, effort, and activities with CPC, TF, CF, and GV Committees.