Each permanent Committee shall consist of a Chairman and a workable number of committee members. Except for the Convention, Structure, and Website Committees, the Area Assembly Chairman, with the approval of the Area Assembly Co-Chairman, will appoint a Chairman for each permanent Committee from recommendations from the Committee.
Each permanent Committee shall meet at the call of its Chairman or the Area Assembly Co-Chairman and at quarterly Area Assembly meetings or at the discretion of the above.
The purpose of the Archives Committee is to collect for preservation the experience, history, and memorabilia of the Arkansas Area of Alcoholics Anonymous in as undistorted manner as possible.
Arkansas Area Convention Committee
The purpose of the Arkansas Area Convention Committee is to plan and conduct the annual Arkansas Area Convention. “OLD GRANDAD”
Corrections Facilities Committee
The purpose of the Correctional Facilities Committee shall be to coordinate the flow of information and activities about carrying the message of recovery to alcoholics in correctional facilities and from the Area Assembly to Districts, Groups, and individual A.A. members.
Cooperation with Professional Community Committee (CPC)
The purpose of the CPC Committee shall be to provide information about A.A. to those who have contact with alcoholics through their profession.
The purpose of the Grapevine Committee shall be to inform Groups and individuals in the Arkansas Area of the many benefits that can be derived through the Grapevine subscription.
Group Relations Committee
The purpose of the Group Relations Committee is to effect and improve communications, activities, and services in the Arkansas Area.
Information Technolgy Committee
The purpose of the IT Committee is to facilitate the exchange of information about the Arkansas Area Assembly.
Public Information Committee (PI)
The purpose of the Public Information Committee is to keep the Area Assembly, District, Groups, and individual A.A. members well informed so that the fellowship may carry the message more effectively to the alcoholic who still suffers.
The purpose of the Area Structure Committee is to maintain the Arkansas Area Structure and the Area Assembly Guidelines and to determine the feasibility of suggested amendments for the Area Chairman.
Treatment (and Accessibility) Committee
The purpose of the Treatment Facilities Committee shall be to coordinate the flow of information and activities pertaining to carrying the message of recovery to alcoholics in hospitals and alcoholism treatment and rehabilitation centers and from the Area Assembly to Districts, Groups, and individual A.A. members.